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Case Budgeting Attorney Position Open

Wednesday, June 11, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Lauren Kolzow
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The United States Courts of Appeals for Seventh and Eighth Circuits is seeking
applicants for a Case Budgeting Attorney. The position will be headquartered in Chicago. The
Case Budgeting Attorney will travel to other locations in both circuits. Interested applicants may
obtain an application by accessing the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
website at or the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
website at Persons interested in applying for this position should send
their applications to:

Collins T. Fitzpatrick
Circuit Executive
Judicial Council of the Seventh Circuit
2780 U.S. Courthouse
219 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, Illinois 60604

Applicants will be reviewed without discrimination as to race, color, sex, religion, age, or
national origin. Applicants must be admitted to practice in at least one state court and be
members in good standing of every bar of which they are members. The incumbent will work
with the judges, court staff and defense counsel of the Seventh and Eighth Circuits in
recommending case budgeting procedures, policy, and forms for Criminal Justice Act attorney
representations in capital and other high cost cases. Additional duties, among others, will
include developing and reviewing case budgets, and maintaining and analyzing a central
database of those budgets and expenditures for private attorneys appointed under the Criminal
Justice Act.

Applicants must possess excellent organizational, writing and communication skills,
extensive knowledge of federal criminal law and the Criminal Justice Act and regulations, and
ability to analyze fees and budgets. Applicants must maintain confidences. The term is for three
years with potential for extension and the current salary is $100,690 - $157,000 depending on
experience, salary and qualifications. The Case Budgeting Attorney will be supervised by the
Seventh and Eighth Circuit Executives.

Applications are to be received by June 12, 2014.

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