Assistant District Attorney

$82,415 starting salary plus benefits

Saratoga County District Attorney’s Office seeks experienced candidates for an Assistant District Attorney position. The successful candidate should have a minimum of 2 plus years experience handling criminal cases, including experience with preliminary hearings, grand jury presentations and trial work. Duties and responsibilities will include vertical prosecution of a wide range of cases. Admission to the New York State Bar required.

Send resume, writing sample and cover letter to Karen A. Heggen, Saratoga County District Attorney, 25 West High Street, Ballston Spa, New York 12020 or to kheggen@saratogacountyny.gov

Assistant District Attorney – Cayuga County

$63,968-70,365 range/retirement & benefits included (40 hours per week/FT)

Major Responsibilities include criminal prosecutions, including felonies, hearings, motions, trials and appellate work. NYS Bar admittance required, experienced prosecutors preferred.

To apply, interested applicants should send resume w/cover letter to jmccormick@cayugacounty.us

Assistant District Attorney Schenectady County

Salary:  $60,000- $80,000 Depending on experience

Description:     The Schenectady County District Attorney’s Office is seeking to fill an Assistant District Attorney position with an experienced prosecutor. The ideal candidate will have experience handling all facets of felony prosecution including grand jury presentation, motion practice and trial experience.

Please send application material including a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to the attention of the District Attorney Robert M. Carney at 612 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305 or via email at DistrictAttorney@schenectadycounty.com

Assistant District Attorney – Westchester County
Appeals & Special Litigation Division
The Office of the Westchester County District Attorney is seeking an appellate attorney with at least two years of appellate experience. Salary will be based upon experience. The starting salary for an Assistant District Attorney is $76,166.
If interested, please email PDF versions of the following documents to Eileen Songer McCarthy at emccarthy@WestchesterDA.net:
· Cover Letter
· Resume
· Law School Transcript
· Statement of Interest: A 250 word answer to the question: “Why do you want to work in the Westchester County District Attorney’s office?”
· References: We require the full name, current telephone number and email address for at least four professional references from former or current employers who have firsthand knowledge of your performance, preferably in a legal position. No more than two of your references can be from the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office.

Assistant District Attorney
Salary: Approximately $61,000
Location: Fulton County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information: A full-time position for an attorney with at least 2 years of experience as a prosecutor. The position is immediately available. Anyone interested can call (518)736-5511 or e-mail cbrown@fultoncountyny.gov.

Assistant District Attorney
Salary: Approximately $55,000
Location: Fulton County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information: It is a full-time position for an attorney with experience as a prosecutor. The position is immediately available. Anyone interested can call (518)736-5511 or e-mail
cbrown@fultoncountyny.gov.

Title: Assistant District Attorney
Salary: $40,800
Location: Fulton County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information: A full-time position for a newly admitted attorney. The position is immediately available. Anyone interested can call (518)736-5511 or e-mail cbrown@fultoncountyny.gov.

 

Assistant District Attorney in Livingston County

Experience is preferred and current bar admission is mandatory. Salary based on experience and must be willing to establish residency within Livingston County. Interested candidates should send resume, references and cover letter to:

Gregory J. McCaffrey
Livingston County District Attorney
Courthouse
2 Court Street
Geneseo, New York 14454
gmccaffrey@co.livingston.ny.us

Assistant District Attorney – Wyoming County

The Wyoming County District Attorney’s Office seeks an Assistant District Attorney candidate to prosecute criminal cases. There will be one full-time becoming available in February 2017.

The Wyoming County District Attorney’s Office is located in Warsaw, New York.

Applicants must possess a J.D. degree from an accredited law school by the end of Summer 2017, be admitted to the New York State Bar by the end of 2017. Applicants should possess superior communication skills, have strong research and writing abilities, demonstrate strong interpersonal and professional skills, and must exhibit the ability to work with other attorneys, staff, and the Courts in a professional manner while functioning in a highly demanding work environment.

The full-time position will involve handling all types of criminal cases.

Salary for the position is dependent upon on legal experience. Medical benefits are available. The full-time position may qualify for State and Federal student loan forgiveness programs.

Residency is NOT required but strongly encouraged.

Please email a resume, cover letter, writing sample, unofficial copy of law school transcript and list of references along with the county application to Wyoming County Human Resources. The County application and HR address are located on the county’s website at www.wyomingco.net

 

Assistant Special Prosecutor- Delmar

Minimum Qualifications:

Admission to the NYS Bar and a member in good standing with three (3) years post-admission experience as a criminal prosecutor or criminal defense attorney before the Courts of New York State. Commitment to public service and excellent research/writing skills essential.

Duties Description:

Assistant Special Prosecutors in the Office of the Special Prosecutor/Inspector General perform the following functions, including but not limited to:

Review criminal investigations and make preliminary recommendations on appropriate criminal charges. Under supervision, draft charging documents, gather documentation, prepare witnesses to prosecute cases of abuse and neglect against vulnerable persons in New York State. Appear on criminal matters in local, county and supreme courts throughout the state. Prepare Grand Jury presentations and indict criminal defendants. Conduct criminal hearings and trials.

Work closely with local district attorneys’ offices regarding cases being prosecuted by the local DA. Advise on charging considerations and collateral consequences unique to cases associated with calls of abuse and neglect made to the Justice Center’s hotline.

Consult and advise Justice Center’s criminal and non-criminal investigators on pending investigations and make recommendations regarding substantiation of cases. Interview witnesses, including vulnerable persons to advise on the appropriate course of action for pending investigations.

Participate in local and statewide task forces and organizations related to the criminal prosecution of persons charged with abuse or neglect of vulnerable New Yorkers.

Conduct training on legal issues to law enforcement, prosecutors and advocacy organizations.

Travel is required up to 40 % of time. This position is based in Delmar, New York.

Preferred Candidate:

Candidates with two (2) or more years of work with special victims, sex crimes, child abuse or domestic violence are preferred.

Salary Range: From $55000 to $110000 Annually

Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to jc.sm.spig@justicecenter.ny.gov

 

Assistant District Attorney – Franklin County

Salary – $55,000 with benefits (starting salary could increase based on experience)

Description – The Franklin County District Attorney’s Office has an immediate opening for a full-time Assistant District Attorney. Prior criminal experience is preferred, but not required. Admission to New York State Bar and member in good standing required.

To apply, please send resume, writing sample and cover letter to carriero@co.franklin.ny.us

Assistant District Attorney – Franklin County

Salary – $55,000 with benefits (starting salary could increase based on experience)

Description – The Franklin County District Attorney’s Office has an immediate opening for a full-time Assistant District Attorney. Prior criminal experience is preferred, but not required. Admission to New York State Bar and member in good standing required.

To apply, please send resume, writing sample and cover letter to carriero@co.franklin.ny.us

 

Entry Level Attorney – Rensselaer County

Energetic and busy office seeks an entry level attorney to prosecute misdemeanor cases throughout Rensselaer County including Troy City Court. Applicant must have some experience in dealing with criminal cases, arrests, preliminary hearings, pretrial Motion practice, pretrial hearings and misdemeanor trials. Additionally, there will be opportunities for advancement to felony level work including grand jury presentations, pretrial Discovery and Motion practice and pretrial hearings at the felony level. Salary is approximately $50,000.00 based upon full-time 35-hour work week with available coverage for medical, eye and dental benefits. Additional benefits include vacation time, personal time, comp time, and retirement. Please send cover letter and resume to the attention of Joel E. Abelove, Rensselaer County District Attorney, Rensselaer County Courthouse, 80 Second Street, Third Floor, Troy, New York 12180 or by email at jabelove@rensco.com.

Felony Domestic Violence Prosecutor – Rensselaer County

Energetic and busy office seeks an attorney to prosecute felony level domestic violence and sex crimes in Rensselaer County. Applicant must have experience dealing with domestic violence and sex abuse investigations, arrests, preliminary hearings, grand jury presentations, pretrial Motion practice, pretrial hearings and felony trials. Additionally, the position may require minimal local court practice and responsibilities. Salary is $70,000.00 based upon full-time 35-hour work week with available coverage for medical, eye and dental benefits. Additional benefits include vacation time, personal time, comp time, and retirement. Please send cover letter and resume to the attention of Joel E. Abelove, Rensselaer County District Attorney, Rensselaer County Courthouse, 80 Second Street, Third Floor, Troy, New York 12180 or by email at jabelove@rensco.com.

Felony Prosecutor – Rensselaer County

Energetic and busy office seeks an attorney to prosecute all felony level crimes in Rensselaer County. Applicant must have experience dealing with investigations, arrests, preliminary hearings, grand jury presentations, pretrial Motion practice, pretrial hearings and felony trials. Additionally, the position may require minimal local court practice and responsibilities. Salary to be negotiated based upon full-time 35-hour work week with available coverage for medical, eye and dental benefits. Additional benefits include vacation time, personal time and comp time. Please send cover letter and resume to the attention of Joel E. Abelove, Rensselaer County District Attorney, Rensselaer County Courthouse, 80 Second Street, Third Floor, Troy, New York 12180 or by email at jabelove@rensco.com.

 

Assistant District Attorney – Cayuga CountyTitle    

Salary -$70,000 range/retirement & benefits included (40 hours per week/full-time)

Location -Cayuga County District Attorney’s Office, 95 Genesee Street, Auburn, NY 13021

Job Information-Major Responsibilities include criminal drug prosecutions, including felonies, hearings, motions, trials and appellate work. NYS Bar admittance required, experienced prosecutors preferred.

To apply, interested applicants should send resume w/cover letter to jmccormick@cayugacounty.us

 

Assistant District Attorney – Cayuga County

Salary – $56,191/retirement & benefits included (30 hours per week Note:  Possibly increasing to 40 hours per week)

Description –  Crimes Against Revenue Program (Grant Funded Position) – Major responsibilities include prosecution of various fraud-related crimes, including felonies, hearings, motions, trials and appellate work.  NYS Bar admittance required, 2-5 years of experience preferred.

To apply, interested applicants should send resume w/cover letter to jmccormick@cayugacounty.us

 

Assistant District Attorney – Hamilton County

Salary – Commensurate with experience.

Description – The Hamilton County District Attorney is now accepting applications for a part-time Assistant District Attorney for the Indian Lake Office. Must be licensed to practice law in New York State.

To apply, please send resume and a writing sample to Hamilton County District Attorney, PO Box 277, Indian Lake, NY 12842.

 

 

Assistant District Attorney – Fulton County

Salary –  $79,883

Location- Fulton County District Attorney’s Office

Job Information- It is a full-time position for a prosecutor with at least 3-5 years felony trial and grand jury experience. The position is immediately.

Anyone interested can call (518)736-5511 or e-mail cbrown@co.fulton.ny.us

 

Assistant District Attorney (Investigations Bureau) Richmond County

Salary – $67,500 – $73,500 depending on experience

Description – The Richmond County District Attorney’s Office is seeking 3 full-time admitted attorneys to perform prosecutorial duties in the Investigations Bureau. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, investigation and prosecution of long-term, complex criminal investigations, often involving wiretaps, that encompass narcotics, gang, conspiracy, organized crime, and white collar fraud offenses.

Qualifications – Proficient at Grand Jury presentations and drafting search warrants; experienced in long-term, wiretap investigations; detail oriented; strong writing skills; proficient in reviewing, organizing, and analyzing voluminous records, including telecom., financial, medical, and insurance. New York State bar admission and 4-7 years prosecutorial experience required.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume before February 22 to:

City employees www.nyc.gov/ess Job ID 229921

Non-City employees www.nyc.gov/careers/search Job ID 229921

 

Assistant District Attorney (Supreme Court Bureau), Richmond County

Salary – $67,652 – $82,000 depending on experience

Description – The Richmond County District Attorney’s Office is seeking one full-time admitted attorneys to serve as an ADA in the Supreme Court Bureau. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, investigation and prosecution of all forms of revenue crimes; interaction with members of legal staff regarding financial crimes and fraud, interaction with NYS Dept. of Fin. Services, NYC Dpt. of Finance, NYUPD and other agencies.

Qualifications – Three or more years of experience prosecuting financial crimes, strong analytical, organizational, written and communication skills, Grand Jury and trial experience; resourcefulness and ability to work independently and as part of a team.  New York State bar admission and 3 years prosecutorial experience required.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume before February 22 to:

City employees www.nyc.gov/ess Job ID 230912

Non-City employees www.nyc.gov/careers/search Job ID 230912

 

Assistant District Attorney (Criminal Court Bureau), Richmond County

Salary – $61,367 – $64,176 depending on experience

Description – The Richmond County District Attorney’s Office is seeking 2 full-time admitted attorneys or recent law graduates who have passed the Bar and are awaiting admission to perform prosecutorial duties in the Criminal Court Bureau. Primary responsibilities include the prosecution of misdemeanor offenses; drafting complaints, representing the district attorney at arraignments, pre-trial hearings, bench and jury trials.

Qualifications – Foreign language skills a plus; must be a New York resident.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume before February 22 to:

City employees www.nyc.gov/ess Job ID 230930

Non-City employees www.nyc.gov/careers/search Job ID 230930

 

Assistant District Attorney (Appeals Bureau), Richmond County

Salary – $68,000 – $80,000 depending on experience

Description – The Richmond County District Attorney’s Office is seeking one full-time admitted attorney for the Appeals Bureau. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, drafting and arguing appeals in state and federal court.

Qualifications – Superior writing skills; experience in handling civil matters and state and federal court is a plus; ability to handle a diverse caseload.  New York State bar admission and 3-6 years of appellate experience required.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume before February 22 to:

City employees www.nyc.gov/ess Job ID 230937

Non-City employees www.nyc.gov/careers/search Job ID 230937

 

Assistant District Attorney, St. Lawrence County

 

One or more openings are available for the position of Assistant District Attorney in the St. Lawrence County District Attorney’s Office, located in Canton, New York. Applicants must possess superior oral and written communication skills, strong character and interpersonal skills, as well as a deep interest in criminal law, a desire to handle progressively more complicated cases, and a passion for courtroom litigation. Experience in Criminal Law is preferred but not required.

 

Qualifications: Candidate must be admitted to and in good standing with the New York State Bar. If hired, Candidate must establish residence in St. Lawrence County within 30 days of appointment.

Salary: $58,738 to $84,621 depending on experience.

 

Contact: The Office is looking to fill this position immediately. Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter, addressed to District Attorney Mary E. Rain, to Chandra Coffey CCoffey@stlawco.org.

 

Assistant Special Prosecutor-Buffalo

Minimum Qualifications: Admission to the NYS Bar and a member in good standing with three (3) years post-admission experience as a criminal prosecutor or criminal defense attorney before the Courts of New York State. Commitment to public service and excellent research/writing skills essential.

Duties Description: Assistant Special Prosecutors in the Office of the Special Prosecutor/Inspector General perform the following functions, including but not limited to:

Review criminal investigations and make preliminary recommendations on appropriate criminal charges. Under supervision, draft charging documents, gather documentation, prepare witnesses to prosecute cases of abuse and neglect against vulnerable persons in New York State. Appear on criminal matters in local, county and supreme courts throughout the state. Prepare Grand Jury presentations and indict criminal defendants. Conduct criminal hearings and trials.

Work closely with local district attorneys’ offices regarding cases being prosecuted by the local DA. Advise on charging considerations and collateral consequences unique to cases associated with calls of abuse and neglect made to the Justice Center’s hotline.

Consult and advise Justice Center’s criminal and non-criminal investigators on pending investigations and make recommendations regarding substantiation of cases. Interview witnesses, including vulnerable persons to advise on the appropriate course of action for pending investigations.

Participate in local and statewide task forces and organizations related to the criminal prosecution of persons charged with abuse or neglect of vulnerable New Yorkers.

Conduct training on legal issues to law enforcement, prosecutors and advocacy organizations.

Travel is required up to 40 % of time. This position is based in Buffalo, New York.

Preferred Candidate: Candidates with two (2) or more years of work with special victims, sex crimes, child abuse or domestic violence are preferred.

Salary Range: From $55000 to $110000 Annually

Please forward resume and cover letter to jc.sm.spig@justicecenter.ny.gov

Felony DWI Prosecutor- Rensselaer

Energetic and busy office seeks an attorney to prosecute all felony level Drinking and Drugged Driver crimes as well as all motor vehicle related deaths in Rensselaer County.  Applicant must have experience dealing with investigations, arrests, preliminary hearings, grand jury presentations, pretrial Motion practice, pretrial hearings and felony trials.  Additionally, the position will require managing a case load in the Drug Court and Alcohol Treatment Court at the misdemeanor and felony level.  Salary to be negotiated based upon full-time 35-hour work week with available coverage for medical, eye and dental benefits.  Additional benefits include vacation time, personal time and comp time.  Please send cover letter and resume to the attention of Joel E. Abelove, Rensselaer County District Attorney, Rensselaer County Courthouse, 80 Second Street, Third Floor, Troy, New York 12180 or by email at jabelove@rensco.com.

Felony Domestic Violence Prosecutor- Rensselaer

Energetic and busy office seeks an attorney to prosecute felony level domestic violence and sex crimes in Rensselaer County.  Applicant must have experience dealing with domestic violence and sex abuse investigations, arrests, preliminary hearings, grand jury presentations, pretrial Motion practice, pretrial hearings and felony trials.  Additionally, the position may require minimal local court practice and responsibilities.  Salary to be negotiated based upon full-time 35-hour work week with available coverage for medical, eye and dental benefits.  Additional benefits include vacation time, personal time, comp time, and retirement.  Please send cover letter and resume to the attention of Joel E. Abelove, Rensselaer County District Attorney, Rensselaer County Courthouse, 80 Second Street, Third Floor, Troy, New York 12180 or by email at jabelove@rensco.com.

 

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