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Federal PD after Clerking

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2021 9:59 am

I wanted to start a thread to discuss what federal public defense options are out there for those of us who want to do PD work after a Dist. C. clerkship.

I was a felony PD in state court for a year before I clerked (both state trial and USDC). I wondered if anyone had insights on what federal PD offices find appealing, or don't, about those who clerked. I am also interested in whether I should start with the research and writing positions first, rather than hold out for a trial position.

Any advice is helpful.

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