POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Investigator (Social Worker)– DENVER, COLORADO

The Colorado office of the Federal Public Defender for the Districts of Colorado and Wyoming seeks a case data management specialist to join our Denver office. The Office of the Public Defender operates under authority of the Criminal Justice Act (18 U.S.C. § 3006A) to represent individuals who are unable to afford counsel and are prosecuted in our federal courts. Our office is committed to serving the distinct needs of these individuals with a diverse group of dedicated professionals who collaborate with, listen to, and advocate on behalf of one another. We welcome and value
individuals of any race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, age, veteran status, and other status protected by law. Click here for more information about our office.

Job Description: The social worker collaborates with our attorneys and investigators to provide the best defense for our clients. Primary responsibilities include managing records requests for attorneys; maintaining familiarity with programs within the Bureau of Prisons and working with local detention facilities, pretrial services, probation, and community-based treatment providers; developing relationships with individuals in various resource agencies; building a comprehensive resource database to address client treatment/rehabilitative needs (e.g. available substance abuse treatment, mental health treatment, housing options, and employment opportunities for our clients); assisting attorneys/investigators with connecting clients to community-based support systems; providing internal panel training on relevant topics; and performing other duties as assigned. Our office environment is collaborative, positive, and client-centered, with opportunities for advancement.

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