The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for appointment as the Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Texas. The office is headquartered at Tyler, Texas.
Regular overnight travel throughout the district is required. The terms of appointment and reappointment are four years.
The selection process will be confidential and competitive. Only those persons with a law degree whose character, experience, ability, and integrity qualify them to serve in the Judicial Branch should apply. Persons will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.
Interested candidates can download the selection procedures and an application at www.ca5.uscourts.gov. Completed applications (six collated copies) should be mailed to Theodore P. Cominos, Circuit Executive, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 600 Camp Street, Room 100, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130. Additionally, a PDF version of the completed application form should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. DEADLINE FOR FILING COMPLETED APPLICATIONS IS FEBRUARY 28, 2020.
APPLICANTS FOR THIS POSITION DO NOT NEED TO FILL OUT A FORM AO78