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Established criminal defense firm looking for a criminal defense attorney who wants to make a difference.

Looking for someone who always pulls for the underdog. Who stood up to the bully at school (or at least wanted to) Who gets upset when they see someone treated unfairly, or being taken advantage of. Someone who has a passion for ensuring justice is provided equally and fairly to everyone.

We are a criminal defense firm in Waco, Texas who help good people fix their mistakes, and undo injustice one case at a time. This is an opportunity for someone who wants to handle cases that can make a difference not only to the individual and their families, but also to the criminal justice system.

We aren’t just looking for any attorney. The right fit for this firm is someone who is comfortable in a courtroom as well as comfortable arguing a case in an appellate court. We are looking for someone who not only has great skills, but also excels at research and writing.

You will have a chance to work on cases that make a difference. We regularly handle cases that have an impact on the criminal justice system in Texas, and nationwide. If you like documentaries like Making a Murderer and the Staircase, you will love this job.

As we build our firm, we are looking at opportunities to grow Statewide, and even Nationally.  Want to be part of this?  We are looking for the right fit, no matter who that may be, and are willing to be flexible for the right person. We can start you out as a contract attorney to make sure this is the right fit for us both. We aren’t looking for someone who wants a job for a few years. We are looking for someone who wants to make this a career.

The right candidate will have at least 3-5 years of experience. Criminal defense experience is preferred, but not necessary. If you’ve always known you were meant to be a criminal defense lawyer and were looking for the right opportunity, this is for you.

If you’re interested, tell us more about you. Prepare a cover letter with no more than two paragraphs and a single closing sentence. In the first paragraph explain what you believe are the 3 most important qualities that must be possessed by a criminal defense attorney. In the second paragraph tell me why you applied to this particular ad. As a closing sentence please write, “I have read the instructions contained in the job posting and have followed the instructions.” Email your resume and cover letter in PDF format to [email protected]

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Criminal Defense Attorney Walter Reaves has been practicing law for over 35 years.