Monday, November 8, 2004

White Collar Crime Employment Opportunity

Applicants Sought for White-Collar Crime Initiative Director

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers seeks a director for its new white-collar crime initiative focusing on over-criminalization, over-federalization, the gradual disappearance of mens reas as an element of a crime, and the application of criminal sanctions in enforcing economic regulations.

Qualified candidates will have a J.D and at least 3 years of relevant professional experience and also:

Excellent writing skills;

Solid research skills, including LEXIS-NEXIS, Westlaw, and the Internet;

Good public-speaking skills;

An ability to design creative projects for public education;

An ability to build and work collaboratively with diverse coalitions;

Knowledge of federal criminal justice issues, with a special emphasis on white-collar offenses; and

Proven skills in public policy issues, grassroots organizing, public relations, and legislative work a plus

Ideal candidates will also have fundraising experience, including writing grant proposals. Some travel required. Competitive salary; excellent benefits and downtown DC location. Email resume, cover letter, and writing sample to NACDL Legislative Director Kyle O’Dowd at


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