Employment Opportunities

Privacy and National Security Counsel

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) seeks a Privacy and National Security Counsel. The Privacy and National Security Counsel pursues initiatives to identify and oppose the erosion of Fourth Amendment protections and prevent the misuse of national security and electronic surveillance laws in derogation of fundamental liberties. In furtherance of this effort, the Privacy and National Security Counsel harnesses the resources and experience of NACDL membership in developing litigation strategies and pursues collaborative arrangements with other entities. The Privacy and National Security Counsel seeks to forge partnerships among the criminal defense bar, the civil bar, independent experts and the legal academy to expand resources that will support efforts to rein in government abuse and safeguard the Fourth Amendment in the digital age.

For more information please see the full position announcement.

Indigent Defense Training Coordinator

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) seeks an Indigent Defense Training Coordinator (IDT) to help plan and implement a National Indigent Defense Training Program.  This grant-funded position offers a unique opportunity to broadly impact indigent defense by developing multiple live and recorded trainings for public defenders across the country.  The IDTC will help develop trainings in consultation with a national working group of public defense leaders and training experts.  Depending on experience, the IDTC may also serve as training faculty. 

Requirements: Minimum qualifications include at least 5 years’ experience representing indigent defendants and 2 years’ experience coordinating and providing legal training.  Comparable experience will be considered.  Familiarity with the indigent defense community is a plus, as is familiarity with professional standards governing indigent defense practice.  Travel is required.

Salary is commensurate with experience and competitive for legal positions at similar nonprofit associations.

For more information: Please send cover letter and resume to kodowd@nacdl.org. Position open until filled.

Posted 05/29/14  

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