Investigator

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Job location
1 East Broward Blvd.
Suite 444
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33301
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Law Office of the Capital Collateral Regional Counsel - South (CCRC-South)
Street address: 
1 East Broward Blvd., Suite 444
City: 
Ft Lauderdale
State: 
Florida
ZIP: 
33301
Job type: 
Legal - Defender
Position Description: 

CCRC South is a State of Florida defender agency which represents indigent Florida death row inmates in both state post conviction cases and in federal habeas corpus litigation. Cases are assigned within the office in a team concept. Each case is assigned a unique team that includes an experienced lead attorney with a background in capital litigation, a second chair attorney with more limited experience, and a member of the in-house investigative staff. The majority of the caseload originates from the south Florida area including the 11th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 19th, and 20th State of Florida judicial circuits. However, conflict case appointments may arise from other areas in Florida. An investigator at CCRC-South is responsible for conducting detailed investigations related to both state and federal court proceedings. Investigation includes both guilt/innocence fact investigation issues and penalty phase/mitigation investigation issues. The investigative process may involve substantial travel in the State of Florida as well as elsewhere, both nationally and internationally. Investigator work is supervised by the attorney staff on each case and more generally by the Chief Assistant CCRC. Performance is reviewed through reports, personal conferences and team meetings for achievement of desired results. Duties of the investigator include, but are not limited to: interviewing clients and locating and interviewing witnesses, taking witness statements, developing evidentiary leads, evaluating and preserving evidence from prior litigation and reports, indexing and reviewing public and non-public records obtained during the discovery process, working with expert witnesses, serving subpoenas, testifying in court , and related work as required. Prior experience in investigation and fluency in Spanish, or other language skills, are a plus for potential candidates.

Requirements: 

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university and two years of experience as an investigator or in a related field is preferred, An equivalent combination of training and experience will be considered. A background in psychology, social work, or experience as a mitigation specialist will be of special assistance to the applicant.

To apply: 

Send a current resume and three references to the attention of Neal A. Dupree, Capital Collateral Regional Counsel, via email at [email protected]. Or mail same to Neal A, Dupree, CCRC South, 1 East Broward Blvd., Suite 444, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 33301. No telephone calls, please.

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer. The investigator position advertised is full-time and offers full State of Florida employee benefits including health insurance, life insurance and a state retirement plan with a portability option. The CCRC South office is located in downtown Fort Lauderdale, in Broward County, Florida, about 25 miles north of Miami, Florida.
Salary range: 
DOE (depending on experience)
Expiration date: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018