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Criminal Defense Attorney

Company: Jobot
Location: Reading
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

?? Criminal Defense Attorney / Great Place To Work!This Jobot Job is hosted by: Jay O'BrienAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $100,000 - $120,000 per yearA bit about us:Rapidly Growing Law Firm, that has a 25 history of commitment to clients with exceptional service.Why join us?Great place to work. Leader in their space. Excellent comprehensive benefits package, including health/dental insurance, 401k, paid time off, etc. Salary is commensurate with experience.Job DetailsWe provide our clients with:Compassionate and non-judgmental representationAggressive strategiesExceptional customer serviceOutstanding resultsDue to demand and growth, we must add a criminal defense attorney to our roster to manage an increasing caseload of clients. We are a busy and successful practice with offices in Wyomissing, Allentown, Kennett Square, Chambersburg, Hazelton and Philadelphia. We operate a highly collaborative office in which each professional helps the others to ensure all of our clients receive the best possible service and outcome.Excellent academic and employment credentials, including federal and/or state court experience, and PA Bar admission are required.This is a full-time position and may be located in any of our PA office locations. Importantly, we also offer remote work flexibility.Attorney responsibilities include:Meet with clients at the various firm office locations, as well as virtually and by phone, to review facts, build a case and develop case strategiesCollect retainers from clients and execute contracts that specify the parameters of the working relationshipResearch cases by interviewing witnesses, reviewing evidence, and speaking with the clientResearch case law, statutes, crimes codes, and procedural lawWhere applicable, negotiate with the prosecution to plea bargain to lesser chargesDraft, file and argue motions such as motions to dismiss and motions to suppressAttend all pretrial hearings on behalf of clients and advise clients following each hearing about the best strategiesConduct trials and/or administrative proceedings as necessaryMinimum QualificationsPA bar admission requiredAbility to handle a high case loadWillingness to meet with all clients, either virtually or in person and most importantly, build a strong client-attorney relationshipMust be able to build a client's case and establish a strong defense through exceptional investigative and research skills.Must possess in-depth understanding of state and local rules, court procedures, evidentiary laws, and judges to navigate the criminal justice system efficiently and effectivelyExcellent oral and written advocacy skills to argue a client's case before a judge and persuade a juryPreferred Skills & Experience2+ years of experience as a practicing criminal defense attorney preferredExperience with SmartAdvocate case management software a plusSpanish bilingual a plusCompensation*Commensurate with experience.*Competitive benefits package offeredInterested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

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