Circuit CJA Case-Budgeting Attorney

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Job location
1823 Stout Street
Denver, CO 80257
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Street address: 
1823 Stout Street
Job type: 
Position Description: 

The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is seeking applications from qualified persons for the position of Circuit CJA Case-Budgeting Attorney. The Budgeting Attorney will work across the circuit to aid appellate, district, and magistrate judges and CJA panel attorneys in a wide range of duties related to CJA case budgeting and voucher processing. For the full job announcement and application instructions, visit


• J.D. degree, minimum 5 years federal criminal litigation experience—including recent criminal defense experience in the federal trial courts.
• Thorough knowledge of the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) as well as federal criminal law and criminal procedure. Knowledge and experience in managing electronic discovery.
• Extensive knowledge of billing practices and familiarity with CJA budgeting and policy guidelines.
• Thorough knowledge of criminal litigation defense strategies.
• Ability to analyze fees and budgets; write clear and concise reports; make effective oral presentations; and work and communicate effectively with judges and attorneys.

To apply: 

For the full job announcement and application instructions, visit

Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$100,928 - $160,300
Submission deadline: 
Friday, November 25, 2016
Expiration date: 
Friday, November 25, 2016