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The Middle District of Alabama Federal Defender Program Seeks Paralegal – Capital Habeas Unit
January 24, 2024 | Erin Stewart

The Middle District of Alabama Federal Defender Program, Inc., in Montgomery, Alabama, is accepting applications for a possible opening for a full-time positions of Paralegal. This position is designed to assist organization attorneys and other staff in providing representation in federal court to persons under state-imposed sentences of death. This organization is a non-profit corporation providing legal representation to indigent persons in federal criminal cases and on criminal matters in federal court.

Duties of this position will include work on assigned cases. Primary areas of responsibility will be to locate, gather and organize all records, court pleadings, transcripts, documents, exhibits, potential exhibits, and evidence; to create and maintain a uniform system of organizing such material; and to use computer software and hardware for the organization, maintenance and presentation of case files and litigation. Additional duties will include the review and analysis of case documentation, locating witnesses, experts, family members, law enforcement personnel, and others with knowledge of case or client; establishing and maintaining good working relationships with individuals and agencies that interact with office; the preparation of comprehensive descriptive written reports; testimony in court as required; use of additional equipment, including cameras, tape recorders and other equipment; providing assistance to attorneys and other office staff in preparation for court proceedings; and other duties as assigned.

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