Criminal Defense Attorney Job in Chambersburg, PA Near Me - 273143 |

Criminal Defense Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Pennsylvania - Chambersburg

Job ID 2R24273143

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 Years

Ranking 2 : Consumer and/or Business $$

Estimated Salary Consumer Facing Firm Salary-Tend to Be on Lower End in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Criminal Law - Defense

2024-05-22 01:28:15

Chambersburg office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a criminal defense attorney preferably with 2+ years of experience as a practicing criminal defense attorney. The candidate will 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 strategies. Collect retainers from clients and execute contracts that specify the parameters of the working relationship. Research cases by interviewing witnesses, reviewing evidence, and speaking with the client. Research case law, statutes, crime codes, and procedural law. Where applicable, negotiate with the prosecution to plea bargain to lesser charges. Draft, file, and argue motions such as motions to dismiss and motions to suppress. Attend all pretrial hearings on behalf of clients and advise clients following each hearing about the best strategies. Conduct trials and/or administrative proceedings as necessary. Federal and/or state court experience are required. PA Bar admission is essential. Spanish bilingual skills are a plus.

The candidate must have excellent academic and employment credentials. Should be willing to meet with all clients, either virtually or in person, and most importantly, build a strong client-attorney relationship. Must be able to build a client's case and establish a strong defense through exceptional investigative and research skills. Must possess an in-depth understanding of state, federal, and local rules, court procedures, evidentiary laws, and judges to navigate the criminal justice system efficiently and effectively. Excellent oral and written advocacy skills to argue a client's case before a judge and persuade a jury are required. Experience with Needles and/or SmartAdvocate case management software would be a plus. The firm provides a comprehensive benefits package, including health/dental insurance, 401k, paid time off, etc.

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