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Be a FDAP Staff Attorney

The First District Appellate Project is hiring a full-time staff attorney. Join us in our rewarding adventure in the representation of indigent parties in the California Court of Appeal.

Primary job responsibilities:

  • assistance to and oversight of our panel of court-appointed attorneys in their criminal, delinquency, and child dependency appeals,
  • training of panel attorneys, and
  • creating resources materials.
  • Some direct representation of clients will be possible.

Job prerequisites:

  • a minimum of 8 years experience handling cases in the California Courts of Appeal (equivalent experience as an appellate court staff attorney or law clerk will be considered);
  • experience must include complex criminal jury trial appeals; and
  • exemplary research and writing skills.

Salary will depend on experience. Robust benefits package.

Position open until filled. FDAP is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are conveniently located at Oakland City Center, adjacent to the 12th Street BART Station. Send a resume, cover letter, references, and two writing samples to jobs@fdap.org.

April 2019

 

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