Notice of Available Position

The Federal Defender Office,  a division of the Legal Aid & Defender Association, Inc.,
 is now accepting applications for the position of Research & Writing Specialist  at our Detroit Office.
The Federal Defender Office provides court-appointed representation  to indigent defendants unable to afford counsel in the 
U.S. District Court for the  Eastern District of Michigan.
The Research  &  Writing  Specialist  provides  advanced  research  and support  services  to  staff attorneys on trial and
appellate cases, including assisting with briefs, motions, petitions for certiorari, and legal memoranda.  The position
requires excellent research and writing skills, proficiency  in computer-assisted legal research, word processing capability,
and the ability to understand, analyze and manage complex factual and legal issues.   Candidate must be a law school
graduate and a member in good standing of any state bar.  Salary negotiable, DOE, and is comparable to 
salaries  paid by the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Applicants should submit a resume, including three references, law school and 
undergraduate transcripts, recent writing samples, and a brief explanation 
of interest in the desired position to:
Legal Aid & Defender Association, Inc.
Federal Defender Position
613 Abbott Street, 5th Floor
Detroit, Michigan 48226
Position open until filled.  No phone calls.  Position contingent upon final approval and funding by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.   EOE.