Employment

Legal/Administrative Assistant – Reno Office
Posted: March 16, 2017

The Federal Public Defender, District of Nevada, is accepting applications for a Legal/Administrative Assistant. This is a full-time position located in the Reno Office. This position will provide the legal secretarial and administrative support for a small, but busy, FPD office.

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Applicants must have excellent computer and word processing skills including Microsoft Office proficiency; be detail-oriented and efficient in preparing and filing pleadings; and possess effective communication and organizational skills.  Duties include:  legal support for 3-4 attorneys, case management, and administrative duties.  A minimum of 5 years of legal assistant or secretarial experience is required. Experience in criminal defense support or in federal litigation is preferred. Please include any related paralegal or language skills.  Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

If you have a positive attitude, like a challenge, and want to be a part of an energetic criminal defense team, please e-mail a letter of interest, resume, and three references in .pdf format to the attention of:

James Morgan
Personnel Administrator
Office of the Federal Public Defender
411 E. Bonneville, Suite 250
Las Vegas, NV 89101
James_Morgan@fd.org

Positions Open Until Filled.  Priority consideration offered to those applicants who respond by Monday, March 27, 2017.

The Federal Public Defender is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants must be a United States citizen, or a person authorized to work in the United States and receive compensation from this agency.  Employment is subject to a satisfactory background investigation, including an FBI name and fingerprint check.

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