Assistant District Attorney- Albany County

Salary: Commensurate with experience

The Office of the Albany County District Attorney is seeking candidates to fill an Assistant District Attorney position in our Vehicular Crimes Unit.  Applicants should have experience prosecuting crimes including, DWI, AUO, and vehicular assaults.  Albany County residency and New York State bar admission are required.

Please send a resume and cover letter to: Dave Rossi, Chief Assistant District Attorney David.rossi@albanycountyny.gov

Assistant District Attorney- Albany County

$52,000 starting salary, plus benefits

The Office of the Albany County District Attorney is seeking candidates to fill an entry-level Assistant District Attorney position.  Applicants should be interested in fast-paced, hands-on courtroom experience.  The applicant should anticipate many early opportunities for hearing and trial work.  The assignment will be in a busy city court handling a large variety of misdemeanor prosecutions.  Albany County residency and New York State bar admission are required.

Please send a resume and cover letter to:

Dave Rossi

Chief Assistant District Attorney

 

David.rossi@albanycountyny.gov

Senior Assistant District Attorney – Nassau County

Salary range $82,267 – $130,000, depending on years of experience.

The Nassau County District Attorney’s Office is seeking prosecutors with 5 or more years of experience.  Available bureau postings include, but are not limited to Court Court Trial Bureau, Vehicular Crimes Bureau, Special Victims Bureau, Appeals Bureau, and Felony Screening Bureau.

 

Assistant District Attorney – STOP DWI – Delaware County

Salary: $58,000.00. Excellent fringe benefits including health insurance and NYS Retirement. A qualifying “public sector” job for Federal student loan forgiveness programs.

Description: Responsible for prosecution of misdemeanor and felony DWI cases in local courts.

Qualifications:Possession of a license to practice law in New York State. Some criminal litigation experience required.

To apply, send letter of application with resume, writing sample, and law school transcript to: Delaware County District Attorney’s Office, One Courthouse Square, Suite #5, Delhi, New York 13753. Electronic submissions accepted at carole.westfall@co.delaware.ny.us. EOE

 

Assistant District Attorney – Dutchess County

Entry Level Salary: $67,000.00 with full benefits and vacation

The Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office is seeking candidates to fill two entry level Assistant District Attorney positions. The attorney will be assigned to Justice Courts or the D.W.I. Unit depending upon background, skill and office needs. All candidates must demonstrate exemplary ethics, sound judgment and an excellent work ethic. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to: Matthew A. Weishaupt, Chief Assistant District Attorney at 236 Main Street Poughkeepsie, New York 12601 or by email to mweishaupt@dutchessny.gov.

 

Assistant District Attorney-Sullivan County

Applicants must possess a JD degree, be admitted to the New York Bar and be a member in good standing; possess superior oral and written communication skills, as well as strong character and interpersonal skills; excellent opportunity for professional growth. Willingness to accept responsibility is essential. Opportunity to learn criminal practice, trial practice and appellate work. Salary $53,000 to $65,000 depending on experience. Mail resume to Sullivan County District Attorney, 414 Broadway, LHC Courthouse, Monticello, NY 12701 or email Susan.Landis@co.sullivan.ny.us

All new employees filling positions within Sullivan County Government must attest that their primary residence is within the geographic boundaries of Sullivan County within 6 months of appointment.

Assistant District Attorney-Livingston County

Salary Based on experience but approximately $55,000-$60,000

Description- Town and Village Justice Court position with opportunity for felony work. NYS Bar admittance required with experience preferred.

Please send cover letter, resume and references to Gregory J. McCaffrey, Livingston County District Attorney, 2 Court Street, Geneseo, New York 14454.

Assistant District Attorney-Cortland County

Salary: $64,871-$78925 (Salary above base may be available to current County employees only) Exempt Class, Full time with benefits.

Suggested Minimum Qualifications: Possession of a license to practice law in New York State. Residency requirements will be in compliance with 2005 local law #3. Pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check required.

Submit applications to: Cortland County Personnel/CS, 60 Central Avenue, Cortland, NY 13045-2746

607-753-5076

 

Assistant District Attorney-Saratoga County

$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 – Franklin County

Position will be filled either as an
Assistant District Attorney or as an Executive Assistant District Attorney

Assistant District Attorney – Franklin County Personnel Department is accepting applications for an Assistant District Attorney, located at the Franklin County District Attorney’s Department in Malone, NY. This position is an appointed position under the supervision of the District Attorney and will represent Franklin County Government on behalf of the District Attorney assisting with investigating and prosecuting individuals alleged to have committed a crime. Minimum Qualifications: Licensed to practice law in New York State and admitted to the NYS Bar (copy of admittance must accompany application). Applicant must be a Franklin County resident. Salary: $52,750 Interested candidates will need to submit a civil service application, cover letter and resume to the Franklin County Personnel Office, 355 West Main Street, Suite 428, Malone, NY. Application is available on the county website, www.franklincony.org. Last date to file all documentation is 9/27/17. EOE

The link below will take interested candidates to the civil service application.
http://franklincony.org/content/Departments/View/6:field=services;/content/DepartmentServices/View/162

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Executive Assistant District Attorney – Franklin County Personnel Department is accepting applications for an Executive Assistant District Attorney, located at the Franklin County District Attorney’s Department in Malone, NY. This position is an appointed position under the supervision of the District Attorney and will represent Franklin County Government on behalf of the District Attorney. The Executive ADA will provide extensive research, investigation and prosecution including but not limited to preparation of legal briefs, memorandum, in-court attendance, all legal meeting and hearings, meet with law enforcement, defense counsel, Grand Jury proceedings trial preparations and trials, etc. Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a law institution of recognized standing, and three (3) years or more of experience in criminal and civil law; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Applicant must be a member of NYS Bar (copy of admittance must accompany application) and a Franklin County resident. Salary: Commensurate with experience. Interested candidates will need to submit a civil service application, cover letter and resume to the Franklin County Personnel Office, 355 West Main Street, Suite 428, Malone, NY. Application is available on the county website, www.franklincony.org. Last date to file all documentation is 9/27/17. EOE

The link below will take interested candidates to the civil service application.
http://franklincony.org/content/Departments/View/6:field=services;/content/DepartmentServices/View/162

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.

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.

Assistant District Attorney – Cayuga County    

Salary $63,968-70,000 range/retirement & benefits included 40 hours per week/FT

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

Major Responsibilities include criminal prosecutions, including felony level: discovery, motions, hearings, trials and appellate work.

NYS Bar admittance required, prosecution experience preferred.

Interested applicants should send resume w/cover letter to jmccormick@cayugacounty.us

 

Assistant District Attorney – Chemung County  

The Chemung County District Attorney’s Office is seeking an Assistant District Attorney candidate to prosecute criminal cases. There is one full-time ADA position available for an immediate hire. The full-time position will involve handling all types of criminal cases.

Candidates with interest in trial and appellate work are highly encouraged to apply. The Chemung County District Attorney’s Office is located in Elmira, New York.

The salary for the position will be commensurate with experience. Medical/Dental/Retirement benefits are available. The full-time position may qualify for State and Federal student loan forgiveness programs. County residency is required.

Please send a resume, cover letter, and list of references to Hon. Weeden Wetmore (District Attorney) 226 Lake Street Elmira, NY 14902, wwetmore@co.chemung.ny.us

 

Assistant District Attorney – Hamilton County

Salary – Commensurate with experience.

Description – The Hamilton County District Attorney is now accepting applications for a full-time Assistant District Attorney for the Indian Lake Office. Must be licensed to practice law in New York State. Starting salary is $50,000 with excellent benefits.

Please send a resume and writing sample to Hamilton County District Attorney, PO Box 277, Indian Lake, NY 12842. For more information please contact Marsha King Purdue, Hamilton County District Attorney, by calling 518-648-5113.

 

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-Jefferson County – This is a professional legal position in the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office that assists with the prosecution of criminal violations of law. The work involves responsibility for participating in the investigation, preparation and presentation of misdemeanor and felony cases in court. Salary: $60,308-$67,191, excellent fringe benefits including health insurance and NYS Retirement. Jefferson County residence required after appointment. Minimum Qualifications: Possession of a license to practice law in New York State. Send letter of application with resume, writing sample, and law transcript to: Jefferson County Department of Human Resources, 175 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601. Electronic submissions accepted at jchr@co.jefferson.ny.us. Or online at www.co.jefferson.ny.us EOE

 

Supervising Assistant Special Prosecutor, Rochester- NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs

Admission to the New York State Bar and a member in good standing with seven (7) years post-bar admission experience as a criminal prosecutor before the Courts of New York State. Experience supervising junior prosecutors is also required. Commitment to public service and excellent research/writing skills essential. NYS residency required. Travel required up to 40% of time.

*The preferred candidate will have five (5) or more years of work with special victims, sex crimes, child abuse or domestic violence.

• Review criminal investigations and make charging decisions. Draft and review charging documents, gather documentation, prepare witnesses to prosecute cases of abuse and neglect against vulnerable person 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 hearing and trials. Supervise Assistant Special Prosecutors including reviewing and approving charging decisions, conferencing cases, supervising Grand Jury proceedings and second-seating at hearings and trial. Under supervision, approving plea offers. Conducting appeals related to criminal matters statewide including researching and writing briefs and arguing before the appellate courts of New York State.
• 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 NYS Justice Center’s hotline.
• Consult and advise NYS Justice Center’s criminal and non-criminal investigators on pending investigations. Interview witnesses, including vulnerable person to advise on the appropriate course of action for pending investigations.
• Participate in local and statewide task forces and organizations related to the criminal investigations and prosecution of persons charged with abuse or neglect of vulnerable New Yorkers. Conduct training on legal issues to law enforcement, prosecutors and advocacy organizations.
• Coordinate with counterparts in local DA’s offices to advise and confer on matters that fall within each jurisdictional authority.
* Salary commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to:

The Office of the Special Prosecutor/Inspector General

NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs

jc.sm.spig@justicecenter.ny.gov

Please put “Supervising ASP – Rochester” in the subject line.

 

Second Assistant District Attorney – Seneca County

Salary – $67,000 to $72,000

Location – Waterloo, Seneca County

Job Information –

The Seneca County District Attorney’s Office is immediately seeking a full-time Second Assistant District Attorney candidate to prosecute all types of criminal cases in county court and justice courts, including hearings, grand jury and trials.

Ideally, candidates should have some criminal law experience, either as a prosecutor or defense attorney; however, all candidates admitted to practice law in New York will be considered.

The full-time position (37.5 hours per week) includes health insurance benefits with a private office in a newly remodeled historic courthouse complex. The selected candidate must reside in Seneca County or an adjoining county.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to D.A. Barry Porsch, 44 W. Williams Street, Waterloo, NY 13165 at adecicca@co.seneca.ny.us

Part-Time Assistant District Attorney– Wayne County

The Wayne County District Attorney’s Office seeks qualified and experienced attorneys to prosecute criminal cases. There will be two part-time position becoming available immediately.

The Wayne County District Attorney’s Office is located in Lyons, New York.

Applicants must possess a J.D. degree from an accredited law school, be admitted to the New York State Bar, and be a member in good standing. Ideally candidates would have at least three years of criminal prosecution litigation experience, including jury trials. In the alternative applicants should have at least 3-5 years criminal defense experience including jury trials. Applicants should possess superior communication and courtroom 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.

These part-time positions will primarily involve misdemeanor and traffic cases in Town and Village Courts.

Salary for each position is dependent upon on the number of years of professional legal experience. Medical benefits are available.

All new employees filling a position in the Wayne County District Attorney’s Office may have to relocate their primary residence within the geographic boundaries of Wayne County within six months of their appointment.

Please email a resume, cover letter and list of references to: dkoller@co.wayne.ny.us

 Assistant District Attorney– Chemung County

The Chemung County District Attorney’s Office is seeking an Assistant District Attorney candidate to prosecute criminal cases. There is one full-time ADA position available for an immediate hire. The full-time position will involve handling all types of criminal cases.

Candidates with interest in trial and appellate work are highly encouraged to apply. The Chemung County District Attorney’s Office is located in Elmira, New York.

The salary for the position will be commensurate with experience. Medical/Dental/Retirement benefits are available. The full-time position may qualify for State and Federal student loan forgiveness programs. County residency is required.

Please send a resume, cover letter, and list of references to Hon. Weeden Wetmore (District Attorney) 226 Lake Street Elmira, NY 14902,wwetmore@co.chemung.ny.us

Assistant Corporation Counsel

The New York City Law Department is accepting applications from admitted attorneys with a minimum of two years of litigation experience for the position of Assistant Corporation Counsel (ACC) in the Family Court Division’s Juvenile Delinquency Unit. The Juvenile Delinquency Prosecution Unit investigates juvenile delinquency matters that are referred to the office and prosecutes the matters where appropriate. Juvenile delinquency matters currently involve youth ages 7 to 15 who have been arrested for conduct that would constitute a crime if they were adults. Effective October 1, 2018, the Raise the Age Legislation will go into effect raising the age of criminal responsibility in New York State. In prosecuting juvenile delinquency cases, the Family Court Division’s Juvenile Delinquency Prosecution Unit seeks to ensure that those youth who commit delinquent acts are held accountable for their misconduct and receive appropriate services. The Family Court system is focused on rehabilitation. Attorneys in the Family Court Divisions Juvenile Delinquency Unit carry a caseload and are responsible for all aspects of the cases from referral to disposition. This includes but is not limited to: (1) Interviewing victims, civilian witnesses and police officers, gathering and analyzing evidence, during the investigation stage of the case; thereby determining whether the case can be filed or must be declined. (2) If the case can be filed in court, deciding whether diversion is appropriate; (3) If the case is filed, drafting depositions and filing petitions; (4) Preparing and conducting pre-petition detention hearings, which determine the custodial status of the youth pending the fact-finding hearing; (5) Preparing and conducting pre-trial hearings to determine the admissibility of evidence; (6) Preparing and conducting fact-finding hearings (similar to trials in adult criminal cases), which determine whether the juvenile committed the acts alleged; and (7) Preparing and conducting dispositional hearings. The Family Court Division is ideal for attorneys with a passion for juvenile justice and the ability to investigate cases, analyze and then advocate for appropriate outcomes on a case-by-case basis, and conduct hearings and trials in a fast-paced environment with the ultimate goals of rehabilitation of the youth and the enhancement of the safety of the community. The office location of the ACC will be flexible depending on space availability and the needs of the Division.

 

The successful Applicant must be admitted and in good standing with the NYS Bar and must have substantial experience, preferably in criminal law, following graduation from an ABA accredited law school. Applicants must possess excellent judgment; exceptional organizational abilities; strong leadership skills; solid knowledge of municipal criminal law, the Family Court Act and evidentiary issues; and strong interpersonal skills. Applicants must also be creative problem-solvers with the ability to recognize and respond to the wide range of legal, social and personal issues that often present themselves in the youth, families, court personnel, and community members with whom they will be engaged in the course of their work. The ACC may be required to work evening and / or weekend hours.  The ideal candidate will have at least two years of litigation experience, preferably in family law and/or criminal law.

 

The deadline to apply is June 22, 2018.

 

Please click the following link to apply to Job ID 345643: https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/psc/nycjobs/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=345643&PostingSeq=1.   Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document under “resume” and a writing sample under “cover letter”.

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Special Victims Unit and Crossover Youth in Juvenile Justice Assistant Corporation Counsel

 

The Family Court Division of the NYC Law Department is seeking an Assistant Corporation Counsel (ACC) to handle offenses involving youth that are dually involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice system, as well as cases involving commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC), and sexual offenses.  This specialized caseload will include cases involving youth involved in family offenses, incidents in residential facilities, crimes of opportunity, and complicated dispositional (sentencing) issues due to lack of resources, mental health diagnoses, return home from Close to Home (CTH) placement, and detachment from familial connections.  Additionally, these specialized ACCs would be comfortable handling sexual assault cases such as Rape and/or Criminal Sexual Act, and cases involving lower level sex offenses such as Forcible Touching, for youth dually situated in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.  These specialized ACCs, who must be experienced litigators, would also be tasked with doing research and creating training materials involving the Social Services Law and other complicated aspects of confidentiality and legal process when youth are simultaneously appearing in both the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.  Through the Raise the Age initiative, it is likely that the Family Court will see many more Crossover Youth cases as they often involve misdemeanor offenses that will originate in the Family Court.

 

Attorneys in the Family Court Division’s Juvenile Delinquency Unit carry a caseload and are responsible for all aspects of the cases from referral to disposition.  This includes but is not limited to: (1) Interviewing victims, civilian witnesses and police officers, gathering and analyzing evidence, during the investigation stage of the case; thereby determining whether the case can be filed or must be declined. (2) If the case can be filed in court, deciding whether diversion is appropriate; (3) If the case is filed, drafting depositions and filing petitions; (4) Preparing and conducting pre-petition detention hearings, which determine the custodial status of the youth pending the fact-finding hearing; (5) Preparing and conducting pre-trial hearings to determine the admissibility of evidence; (6) Preparing and conducting fact-finding hearings (similar to trials in adult criminal cases), which determine whether the juvenile committed the acts alleged; and (7) Preparing and conducting dispositional hearings. This ACC will handle the cases that involve a police investigation from the investigation stage through filing of a petition, presenting the case, and disposition.  For this specialized position, this includes:

 

  • Litigating the case in Family Court and identifying appropriate rehabilitative services.
  • The ACC will coordinate with other stakeholders and city agencies including law enforcement, child welfare, medical providers and victim service providers while they investigate their cases.
  • The ACC may also be required to attend various inter-agency and task force meetings, prepare and present trainings both within the Family Court Division and to other agencies and stakeholders.
  • The ACC may also be required to conduct legal research or prepare other special projects.
  • The ACC may be required to work evening and / or weekend hours.

 

The office location of the ACC will be in either Kings county or Bronx county depending on the needs of the division.

 

Applicants must be admitted and in good standing in New York and have substantial experience as of September 2018 in family court or criminal law, as well as litigation experience.  Applicants must be able to work independently, as well as have strong litigation, oral and written communication skills, the ability to deal with witness and/or family members who are experiencing trauma, and a compassionate disposition that promotes rehabilitation and protects the community.  Applicants should be trained in forensic interviewing (or willing to be trained).

 

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience as of September 2018 in family court or criminal law, as well as litigation experience.

 

The deadline to apply is June 22, 2018.

 

Please click the following link to apply to Job ID 345599: https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/psc/nycjobs/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=345599&PostingSeq=1&&&.   Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document under “resume” and a writing sample under “cover letter”.

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Assistant Corporation Counsel, Staten Island

 

The New York City Law Department is accepting applications from admitted attorneys with a minimum of two years of litigation experience for the position of Assistant Corporation Counsel (ACC) in the Family Court Division’s Juvenile Delinquency Unit in Richmond County. The Juvenile Delinquency Prosecution Unit investigates juvenile delinquency matters that are referred to the office and prosecutes the matters where appropriate. Juvenile delinquency matters currently involve youth ages 7 to 15 who have been arrested for conduct that would constitute a crime if they were adults. Effective October 1, 2018, the Raise the Age Legislation will go into effect raising the age of criminal responsibility in New York State. In prosecuting juvenile delinquency cases, the Family Court Division’s Juvenile Delinquency Prosecution Unit seeks to ensure that those youth who commit delinquent acts are held accountable for their misconduct and receive appropriate services. The Family Court system is focused on rehabilitation. Attorneys in the Family Court Divisions Juvenile Delinquency Unit carry a caseload and are responsible for all aspects of the cases from referral to disposition. This includes but is not limited to: (1) Interviewing victims, civilian witnesses and police officers, gathering and analyzing evidence, during the investigation stage of the case; thereby determining whether the case can be filed or must be declined. (2) If the case can be filed in court, deciding whether diversion is appropriate; (3) If the case is filed, drafting depositions and filing petitions; (4) Preparing and conducting pre-petition detention hearings, which determine the custodial status of the youth pending the fact-finding hearing; (5) Preparing and conducting pre-trial hearings to determine the admissibility of evidence; (6) Preparing and conducting fact-finding hearings (similar to trials in adult criminal cases), which determine whether the juvenile committed the acts alleged; and (7) Preparing and conducting dispositional hearings. The Family Court Division is ideal for attorneys with a passion for juvenile justice and the ability to investigate cases, analyze and then advocate for appropriate outcomes on a case-by-case basis, and conduct hearings and trials in a fast-paced environment with the ultimate goals of rehabilitation of the youth and the enhancement of the safety of the community.

 

The successful Applicant must be admitted and in good standing with the NYS Bar and must have substantial experience, preferably in criminal law, following graduation from an ABA accredited law school. Applicants must possess excellent judgment; exceptional organizational abilities; strong leadership skills; solid knowledge of municipal criminal law, the Family Court Act and evidentiary issues; and strong interpersonal skills. Applicants must also be creative problem-solvers with the ability to recognize and respond to the wide range of legal, social and personal issues that often present themselves in the youth, families, court personnel, and community members with whom they will be engaged in the course of their work. The ACC may be required to work evening and / or weekend hours.  The ideal candidate will have at least two years of litigation experience, preferably in criminal law and/or family law.

 

The deadline to apply is June 22, 2018.

 

Please click the following link to apply to Job ID 345645: https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/psc/nycjobs/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=345645&PostingSeq=1.   Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document under “resume” and a writing sample under “cover letter”.

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Special Victims Unit, Assistant Corporation Counsel, Bronx

 

The Special Victims Unit (SVU) of the Family Court Division of the NYC Law Department is seeking an Assistant Corporation Counsel (ACC) to handle sex offenses in NYC Family Court. The ACC will be located at the Bronx County Child Advocacy Center (CAC). The CACs are child friendly locations that are for the purpose of interviewing child victims of sexual assaults and severe physical abuse. The CAC ACC will handle the cases that involve a police investigation from the investigation stage through filing of a petition, presenting the case, and disposition. This includes:  Litigating the case in Family Court and identifying appropriate rehabilitative services.  The ACC will coordinate with the other multi-disciplinary team members co-located at the CAC, including law enforcement, child welfare, medical providers and victim service providers while they investigate these cases.  This position will require the ACC to be located at the CAC for various periods of time. While at the CAC, work hours will include coverage into the evening.  The ACC will also, at various times, be assigned to the Family Court borough office and may also handle some non-SVU cases.  The ACC may also be required to attend various inter-agency meetings, prepare and present trainings both within the Family Court Division and to other agencies and stakeholders.  The ACC may also be required to conduct legal research or prepare other special projects. SVU cases often involve reluctant witnesses, evidence-based prosecutions, and require the ability to interview and present the testimony of young children.

 

Applicants must be admitted and in good standing in New York and have substantial experience as of September 2018 in family court or criminal law, as well as litigation experience. Applicants must be able to work independently at the CAC, as well as have strong litigation, oral and written communication skills, the ability to deal with witness and/or family members who are experiencing trauma, and a compassionate, yet firm disposition. Applicants should be trained in forensic interviewing (or willing to be trained).

 

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience in family court or criminal law, as well as litigation experience.

 

The deadline to apply is June 22, 2018.

 

Please click the following link to apply to Job ID 345619: https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/psc/nycjobs/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=345619&PostingSeq=1.   Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document under “resume” and a writing sample under “cover letter”.

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Special Victims Unit, Assistant Corporation Counsel, Brooklyn

 

The Special Victims Unit (SVU) of the Family Court Division of the NYC Law Department is seeking an Assistant Corporation Counsel (ACC) to handle sex offenses in NYC Family Court. The ACC will be located at the Kings County Child Advocacy Center (CAC). The CACs are child friendly locations that are for the purpose of interviewing child victims of sexual assaults and severe physical abuse. The CAC ACC will handle the cases that involve a police investigation from the investigation stage through filing of a petition, presenting the case, and disposition. This includes:  Litigating the case in Family Court and identifying appropriate rehabilitative services.  The ACC will coordinate with the other multi-disciplinary team members co-located at the CAC, including law enforcement, child welfare, medical providers and victim service providers while they investigate these cases.  This position will require the ACC to be located at the CAC for various periods of time. While at the CAC, work hours will include coverage into the evening.  The ACC will also, at various times, be assigned to the Family Court borough office and may also handle some non-SVU cases.  The ACC may also be required to attend various inter-agency meetings, prepare and present trainings both within the Family Court Division and to other agencies and stakeholders.  The ACC may also be required to conduct legal research or prepare other special projects. SVU cases often involve reluctant witnesses, evidence-based prosecutions, and require the ability to interview and present the testimony of young children.

 

Applicants must be admitted and in good standing in New York and have substantial experience as of September 2018 in family court or criminal law, as well as litigation experience. Applicants must be able to work independently at the CAC, as well as have strong litigation, oral and written communication skills, the ability to deal with witness and/or family members who are experiencing trauma, and a compassionate, yet firm disposition. Applicants should be trained in forensic interviewing (or willing to be trained).

 

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience in family court or criminal law, as well as litigation experience.

 

The deadline to apply is June 22, 2018.

 

Please click the following link to apply to Job ID 345615: https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/psc/nycjobs/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=345615&PostingSeq=1.   Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document under “resume” and a writing sample under “cover letter”.

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Assistant Corporation Counsel, Bronx

 

The New York City Law Department is accepting applications from admitted attorneys with a minimum of two years of litigation experience for the position of Assistant Corporation Counsel (ACC) in Family Court Division’s Juvenile Delinquency Unit in Bronx County.  The Juvenile Delinquency Prosecution Unit investigates juvenile delinquency matters that are referred to the office and prosecutes the matters where appropriate. Juvenile delinquency matters currently involve youth ages 7 to 15 who have been arrested for conduct that would constitute a crime if they were adults.  Effective October 1, 2018, the Raise the Age Legislation will go into effect raising the age of criminal responsibility in New York State.  In prosecuting juvenile delinquency cases, the Family Court Division’s Juvenile Delinquency Prosecution Unit seeks to ensure that those youth who commit delinquent acts are held accountable for their misconduct and receive appropriate services. The Family Court system is focused on rehabilitation.  Attorneys in the Family Court Division’s Juvenile Delinquency Unit carry a caseload and are responsible for all aspects of the cases from referral to disposition.  This includes but is not limited to: (1) Interviewing victims, civilian witnesses and police officers, gathering and analyzing evidence, during the investigation stage of the case; thereby determining whether the case can be filed or must be declined. (2) If the case can be filed in court, deciding whether diversion is appropriate; (3) If the case is filed, drafting depositions and filing petitions; (4) Preparing and conducting pre-petition detention hearings, which determine the custodial status of the youth pending the fact-finding hearing; (5) Preparing and conducting pre-trial hearings to determine the admissibility of evidence; (6) Preparing and conducting fact-finding hearings (similar to trials in adult criminal cases), which determine whether the juvenile committed the acts alleged; and (7) Preparing and conducting dispositional hearings.  The Family Court Division is ideal for attorneys with a passion for juvenile justice and the ability to investigate cases, analyze and then advocate for appropriate outcomes on a case-by-case basis, and conduct hearings and trials in a fast-paced environment with the ultimate goals of rehabilitation of the youth and the enhancement of the safety of the community.

 

The successful Applicant must be admitted and in good standing with the NYS Bar and must have substantial experience, preferably in criminal law, following graduation from an ABA accredited law school.  Applicants must possess excellent judgment; exceptional organizational abilities; strong leadership skills; solid knowledge of municipal criminal law, the Family Court Act and evidentiary issues; and strong interpersonal skills. Applicants must also be creative problem-solvers with the ability to recognize and respond to the wide range of legal, social and personal issues that often present themselves in the youth, families, court personnel, and community members with whom they will be engaged in the course of their work. The ACC may be required to work evening and / or weekend hours.

 

The ideal applicant will have at least two years of litigation experience, preferably in criminal law and/or family law.

 

The deadline to apply is June 22, 2018.

 

Please click the following link to apply to Job ID 345634: https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/psc/nycjobs/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=345634&PostingSeq=1.   Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document under “resume” and a writing sample under “cover letter”.

 

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Major Case Unit, Assistant Corporation Counsel

 

The Major Case Unit (MCU) of the Family Court Division of the NYC Law Department is seeking an Assistant Corporation Counsel (ACC) to handle major cases in NYC Family Court.  The ACC may be located in any of the five counties, and borough preference should be considered.  This ACC would handle the most serious offenses that are referred directly to our office or removed to our office from the Youth Part of the Superior Court and assigned to the Major Case Unit (MCU).  This includes firearms cases as well as burglaries, robberies, serious assaults and homicides.   As part of the Raise the Age initiative, this attorney will be expected to handle removals from the Youth Part of the Superior Court for both juvenile and adolescent offenders, as well as designated felonies that originate in Family Court.  This ACC would be expected to participate in an on-call notification program with the police department and conduct field work including visits to police precincts, crime scenes, and hospitals as needed.  This ACC would possess advanced trial advocacy skills and interviewing and litigation experience in the area of criminal or juvenile justice.

 

Attorneys in the Family Court Division’s Juvenile Delinquency Unit carry a caseload and are responsible for all aspects of the cases from referral to disposition.  This includes but is not limited to: (1) Interviewing victims, civilian witnesses and police officers, gathering and analyzing evidence, during the investigation stage of the case; thereby determining whether the case can be filed or must be declined. (2) If the case can be filed in court, deciding whether diversion is appropriate; (3) If the case is filed, drafting depositions and filing petitions; (4) Preparing and conducting pre-petition detention hearings, which determine the custodial status of the youth pending the fact-finding hearing; (5) Preparing and conducting pre-trial hearings to determine the admissibility of evidence; (6) Preparing and conducting fact-finding hearings (similar to trials in adult criminal cases), which determine whether the juvenile committed the acts alleged; and (7) Preparing and conducting dispositional hearings. This ACC will handle the cases that involve a police investigation from the investigation stage through filing of a petition, presenting the case, and disposition.  For this specialized position, this includes:

 

  • Litigating the case in Family Court and identifying appropriate rehabilitative services.
  • The ACC will coordinate with other stakeholders and city agencies including law enforcement, child welfare, medical providers and victim service providers while they investigate their cases.
  • The ACC may also be required to attend various inter-agency and task force meetings, prepare and present trainings both within the Family Court Division and to other agencies and stakeholders.
  • The ACC may be required to be on-call evening and weekend hours as part of the 24/7 MCU notification protocol.
  • The ACC may also be required to conduct legal research or prepare other special projects.

 

Applicants must be admitted and in good standing in New York and have substantial experience as of September 2018 in family court or criminal law, as well as litigation experience.  Applicants must be able to work independently, as well as have strong litigation, oral and written communication skills, the ability to deal with witness and/or family members who are experiencing trauma, and a compassionate, yet firm disposition  Applicants must possess excellent judgment; exceptional organizational abilities; strong leadership skills; solid knowledge of municipal criminal law, the Family Court Act and evidentiary issues; and strong interpersonal skills. Applicants must also be creative problem-solvers with the ability to recognize and respond to the wide range of legal, social and personal issues that often present themselves in the youth, families, court personnel, and community members with whom they will be engaged in the course of their work.

 

The ideal applicant will have at least 5 years’ experience as of September 2018 in family court or criminal law, as well as litigation experience.

 

The deadline to apply is June 22, 2018.

 

Please click the following link to apply to Job ID 345630: https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/psc/nycjobs/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=345630&PostingSeq=1.   Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document under “resume” and a writing sample under “cover letter”.

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Major Case Unit, Assistant Corporation Counsel, Bronx

 

The Major Case Unit (MCU) of the Family Court Division of the NYC Law Department is seeking an Assistant Corporation Counsel (ACC) to handle major cases in NYC Family Court in Bronx County.  This ACC would handle the most serious offenses that are referred directly to our office or removed to our office from the Youth Part of the Superior Court and assigned to the Major Case Unit (MCU).  This includes firearms cases as well as burglaries, robberies, serious assaults and homicides.   As part of the Raise the Age initiative, this attorney will be expected to handle removals from the Youth Part of the Superior Court for both juvenile and adolescent offenders, as well as designated felonies that originate in Family Court.  This ACC would be expected to participate in an on-call notification program with the police department and conduct field work including visits to police precincts, crime scenes, and hospitals as needed.  This ACC would possess advanced trial advocacy skills and interviewing and litigation experience in the area of criminal or juvenile justice.

 

Attorneys in the Family Court Division’s Juvenile Delinquency Unit carry a caseload and are responsible for all aspects of the cases from referral to disposition.  This includes but is not limited to: (1) Interviewing victims, civilian witnesses and police officers, gathering and analyzing evidence, during the investigation stage of the case; thereby determining whether the case can be filed or must be declined. (2) If the case can be filed in court, deciding whether diversion is appropriate; (3) If the case is filed, drafting depositions and filing petitions; (4) Preparing and conducting pre-petition detention hearings, which determine the custodial status of the youth pending the fact-finding hearing; (5) Preparing and conducting pre-trial hearings to determine the admissibility of evidence; (6) Preparing and conducting fact-finding hearings (similar to trials in adult criminal cases), which determine whether the juvenile committed the acts alleged; and (7) Preparing and conducting dispositional hearings. This ACC will handle the cases that involve a police investigation from the investigation stage through filing of a petition, presenting the case, and disposition.  For this specialized position, this includes:

 

  • Litigating the case in Family Court and identifying appropriate rehabilitative services.
  • The ACC will coordinate with other stakeholders and city agencies including law enforcement, child welfare, medical providers and victim service providers while they investigate their cases.
  • The ACC may also be required to attend various inter-agency and task force meetings, prepare and present trainings both within the Family Court Division and to other agencies and stakeholders.
  • The ACC may be required to be on-call evening and weekend hours as part of the 24/7 MCU notification protocol.
  • The ACC may also be required to conduct legal research or prepare other special projects.

 

Applicants must be admitted and in good standing in New York and have substantial experience as of September 2018 in family court or criminal law, as well as litigation experience.  Applicants must be able to work independently, as well as have strong litigation, oral and written communication skills, the ability to deal with witness and/or family members who are experiencing trauma, and a compassionate, yet firm disposition  Applicants must possess excellent judgment; exceptional organizational abilities; strong leadership skills; solid knowledge of municipal criminal law, the Family Court Act and evidentiary issues; and strong interpersonal skills. Applicants must also be creative problem-solvers with the ability to recognize and respond to the wide range of legal, social and personal issues that often present themselves in the youth, families, court personnel, and community members with whom they will be engaged in the course of their work.

 

The ideal applicant will have at least 5 years’ experience as of September 2018 in family court or criminal law, as well as litigation experience.

 

The deadline to apply is June 22, 2018.

 

Please click the following link to apply to Job ID 345632: https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/psc/nycjobs/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=345632&PostingSeq=1&&.   Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document under “resume” and a writing sample under “cover letter”.