Women's Bar Association hosts annual Legislative Breakfast
On March 6, the Massachusetts Women’s Bar Association (WBA), led by the WBA’s Legislative Policy Committee (LPC), hosted its annual Legislative Breakfast. The LPC was joined in the State House by legislators, their staff, WBA members and coalition partners for its presentation on the WBA’s 2023-2024 Legislative Agenda. The annual breakfast serves as a platform for the WBA to advocate for its important legislative priorities.
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Federal public defender for the District of Puerto Rico
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit is accepting applications for the position of federal public defender for the District of Puerto Rico. The term of appointment is four years, and the current annual salary is $183,500.
The federal public defender provides federal criminal defense to individuals unable to afford counsel. The defender supervises a staff of more than 50 people, including trial lawyers, an appellate unit, investigators, and support personnel. The defender is also responsible for providing training to the panel of lawyers who take indigent federal appointments. The office is headquartered in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Completed applications must be received no later than Tuesday, April 11. Click here for the full posting and application instructions.