Assistant Litigation Support Specialist

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Job location
225 Broadway, Suite 900
San Diego, CA 92101
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.
Street address: 
225 Broadway, Suite 900
San Diego
Job type: 
Position Description: 

The Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc., (FDSDI) has an opening for a full‐time Assistant Litigation Support Specialist (ALSS) in our San Diego office. FDSDI is a nonprofit organization fully funded by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts. We are not a government agency and as such are not government employees. FDSDI provides legal representation to indigent persons charged with federal crimes in the San Diego and Imperial Counties. A large part of the case load involves immigration related offenses, drugs, fraud, bank robbery, forgery and internet related crimes.
The ALSS provides specialized and routine litigation support services, including media conversion, court hardware setup, software, peripheral equipment support. The ALSS provides assistance with courtroom exhibits and receives logistical and technical guidance from attorneys and computer team.


The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience in the following areas: database programs, audio/video editing software (This includes splicing, transitioning, titling and clean up) and presentation software. Experience with litigation support software, e.g., Concordance, Summation, Casemap, Timemap, Trial Director is a plus. Knowledge of website maintenance is desireable. A bachelors or advanced degree from an accredited college or university in computers, information management or a related field is preferred. Experience with law‐office IT and litigation‐support tools are highly desirable. Effective communication skills, both verbal and written are a must. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required. All education, experience, training and certifications will be verified.

To apply: 

Send cover letter, resume, three references and a contact cell phone and email address to: Federal Defenders of San Diego, Attn: ALSS Position, 225 Broadway, Suite 900, San Diego, CA 92101 or email: [email protected]. All responses will remain confidential.

Selected candidate will be subject to and retention depends on a successful background investigation. Direct deposit of pay is mandatory. Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
Starting salary range is: JS‐9/1 ($53,413) to JS‐12/1 ($77,459).
Submission deadline: 
Monday, September 26, 2016