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

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 in our Legal Affairs Bureau.  Applicants should be proficient in legal research and writing. Additionally the position will include town or village court duties handling a misdemeanor case-load.  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

Salary: Commensurate with experience

The Office of the Albany County District Attorney is seeking candidates to fill a felony-level Assistant District Attorney position.  Applicants should have at least 2 years of prosecution experience.  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, Washington County, NY

Salary: $68,056

Are you interested in joining a dynamic Prosecutors Office where you will have an immediate opportunity to manage your own case load, appearing in both Town and Village Court and County Court? Then Washington County is the place for you. The right applicant will be joining the prosecution team consisting of District Attorney Tony Jordan, 5 Assistant District Attorneys (you will make 6), 3 Crime Victim Specialists and 5 additional staff people. The office partners with the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies working to protect the community. New Assistant District Attorneys can expect to handle their own caseload for both jury and bench trials in both Local Court handling misdemeanors and violations and County Court prosecuting felonies. The right candidate can expect early exposure to presenting cases to the Grand Jury, handling investigations, victim interviews and early trial experience.

Washington County is a beautiful rural county ideal for the candidate who wants to pursue their passion for community service in an area ideal for outdoor activities. Washington County is nestled between the Adirondack Mountains and Green Mountains and close to major performing arts venues. The starting salary is $68,056, plus excellent fringe benefits and extra compensation for covering arraignments at the Centralized Arraignment Part

Attorney Application Process:
Applicants to the Washington County District Attorney’s Office should demonstrate a sound work ethic and a willingness to embrace the challenges of a dynamic trial practice. Applicants must commit to working in a team environment protecting the public and doing the right thing.

Those interested in applying for a position as an Assistant District Attorney should mail/ e-mail a resume, cover letter, law school transcripts, writing sample and references to:
Tony Jordan, Esq.
Washington County District Attorney’s Office
tjordan@co.washington.ny.us

Hon. Thomas E. Mercure Courthouse

383 Broadway

Fort Edward, NY 12834

Assistant District Attorney, Monroe County, NY

The Monroe County District Attorney’s Office is one of the largest and busiest prosecutor’s offices in New York State in terms of caseload. The team of Assistant District Attorneys prosecuted more than 34,000 cases last year while serving a population of 750,000 people in the Greater Rochester Area. District Attorney Sandra Doorley leads the office of 140 employees, which includes 79 full-time Assistant District Attorneys. The office partners with Monroe County and the law enforcement agencies that work to protect the community. New Assistant District Attorneys can expect to handle their own caseload for both jury and bench trials beginning in the Local Court Bureau handling misdemeanors and violations. The starting salary is $58,300.

Attorney Application Process: Applicants to the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office should demonstrate a sound work ethic and a willingness to embrace the challenges of a dynamic trial practice. Applicants must commit to a minimal three-year employment period and must reside in Monroe County during their employment. Those interested in applying for a position as an Assistant District Attorney should mail/ e-mail a resume, cover letter, law school transcripts, writing sample and references to:

Michelle Crowley, Esq., Director of Attorney Training and Grand Jury, Monroe County District Attorney’s Office, 47 South Fitzhugh Street, Rochester, NY 14614

michellecrowley@monroecounty.gov

Assistant District Attorney, St. Lawrence County, NY

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: $59,913 to $77,551 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 Gary M. Pasqua, to Chandra Coffey CCoffey@stlawco.org.

Assistant District Attorney, Ontario County

(non-competitive civil service position)

Starting 2018 Salary: $66,582.00 with full benefits

Salary after 3 years:    $94,909.00 (based on 2018 compensation plan)

Typical Job Duties:

Assist the District Attorney in handling a full caseload of criminal matters from arraignments, preliminary hearings, pretrial proceedings and hearings, through trials and appeals. Work includes investigations, legal research, and preparation of pretrial motions and trial memoranda. Required to appear at criminal and administrative proceedings in the local, county, and state courts in Ontario County. Must be able to communicate with law enforcement, conduct interviews of witnesses, and have strong research and writing skills.

Qualifications:

Must have a degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited Law School. Must be admitted to the NYS Bar. Must become a resident of Ontario County within one year following first date of employment and remain a resident of Ontario County.

The Assistant District Attorney shall hold no other public or political office, and shall devote full working time to the County.

Send Ontario County Employment Application, cover letter and resume to the Ontario County Department of Human Resources, 3019 County Complex Drive, Canandaigua, NY 14424.

Application is available at www.co.ontario.ny.us

Assistant District Attorney, Fulton County, NY

Salary:  Approximately $57,000

Fulton County District Attorney’s Offic A full-time position for an attorney with at least 2 years of experience in criminal court. The position is immediately available.  Anyone interested can call (518)736-5511 or e-mail cbrown@fultoncountyny.gov.

Assistant District Attorney, Jefferson County, NY

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

 Assistant District Attorney Columbia County 

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.  Includes Health Insurance

The Columbia County District Attorney seeks an attorney admitted to practice in New York to serve as an Assistant District Attorney.  Responsibilities will depend on experience and ability and will include appearances in local courts 3-4 nights per week.

Send resume to Paul Czajka; 325 Columbia Street, Hudson, NY, 12534 and paul.czajka@columbiacountyny.gov

 

Assistant District Attorney-Genesee County

Salary range for 2017 is $69,061 – $87,362, depending on years of experience, plus excellent benefits including health insurance and NYS Retirement.

The Office of the Genesee County District Attorney is accepting applications from experienced candidates for the position of Assistant District Attorney. Genesee County residency, New York State bar admission and criminal litigation experience will be required. Duties and responsibilities will include vertical prosecution of a wide range of cases.

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. Willingness to accept responsibility is essential. The applicant should anticipate many early opportunities for hearing and trial work.

Interested candidates will need to submit a cover letter, civil service application, resume and writing sample to:

Lawrence Friedman, District Attorney, County Courts Facility, 1 West Main Street, Batavia, N.Y. 14020 or by email to Lawrence.Friedman@co.genesee.ny.us

The link below will take interested candidates to the civil service application:

http://www.co.genesee.ny.us/departments/humanresources/index.php

 

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 Sullivan County 

Office.  The Sullivan County District Attorney’s office is seeking an Assistant District Attorney with 3-5 yrs experience prosecuting criminal cases. Salary range $65,000 to $75,000 commensurate with experience. Applicants must possess a J.D. 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 essential. Mail resume to Sullivan County District Attorney, 414 Broadway, L.H.C. Courthouse, Monticello, NY 12701 or email to Susan.Landis@co.sullivan.ny.usEEO/AA EMPLOYER    M/F/V/H

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

Crimes Against Revenue- Rensselaer County

Energetic and busy office seeks an attorney to prosecute crimes against revenue/white collar 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.

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 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.

 

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 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

 

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

 

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

 

Assistant District Attorney- Oneida County 

Salary: Entry Level $53,228

Location: Oneida County District Attorney’s Office, Utica, New York

The Office of the Oneida County District Attorney is seeking candidates to fill the position of Assistant District Attorney . The Oneida County District Attorney’s Office is a medium sized prosecutor’s office which is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases in Oneida County. Duties include, but are not limited to, oversight of criminal matters from the investigative phase, if necessary, through and including arraignment, trial and final disposition.

Requirements: Candidates must be admitted to the Bar of New York State and must be a resident of Oneida County at the time of appointment.

 

Contact: Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and to:

Dawn Catera Lupi

First Assistant District Attorney

235 Elizabeth Street

Utica, New York 13501

dlupi@ocgov.net     

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

New York City Law Department

FAMILY COURT DIVISION

The Special Victims Unit (SVU) of the Family Court Division of the NYC Law Department is seeking a Deputy Unit Chief whose primary responsibility will be to supervise sex offense cases in the five boroughs of the NYC Family Court.  The Family Court Division’s 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 went 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.

SVU is a citywide unit that handles all sex offense cases (Penal Law Article 130 offenses),  cases involving teen dating violence, cases involving young victims under the age of 9 on non-Article 130 cases, and any cases that originate at the Child Advocacy Centers (CAC) which include both sex offenses and serious physical abuse cases involving victims under the age of 12.  The Deputy Unit Chief will:

  • Work closely with the Unit Chief to enhance the day to day supervision and operation of the Unit, ensure that the rehabilitative needs of youth are met, and spearhead initiatives in the Unit such as training, case reviews, and policy and strategic planning;
  • Conduct legislative reviews and draft new proposals;
  • Supervise, provide consultations, review transcripts, and respond to urgent issues that emerge in day to day practice in different boroughs, as needed and as staffing levels change;
  • Supervise the drafting and obtaining of search warrants;
  • Work with the Unit Chief and Deputy Chief of Training to enhance the professional development of the Unit.  This includes working with and training on rapidly evolving technology including but not limited to DNA, social media and video evidence, body worn cameras, expert testimony, and brain science and trauma; and
  • Coordinate with the SVU Chief to attend various interagency meetings including, but not limited to, Interagency Operation Committee meetings at each CAC which address the inter-agency policy and procedures at the CAC, Sexual Assault and Family Violence Legislative Committee meetings which often include reviewing and commenting on legislation in between meetings, and  meetings with the Sex Crimes Units of each district attorney’s office.

The SVU Deputy Chief will be a member of the Division’s central management team and have decision-making autonomy.  The position requires citywide travel for case consultations, courtroom supervision, to present trainings, and attend interagency/interdisciplinary meetings, and may require working/availability in the evening hours.

 

The Deputy SVU Chief may also be part of the on-call response rotation for the Division, and may have general responsibilities related to the successful implementation of Raise the Age.

Applicants must be admitted and in good standing in New York and must have significant experience in either family court or criminal law, as well as supervisory experience.  Additionally, applicants must be able to work independently, 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.  The successful applicant will have at least eight (8) years of experience in the Family Court Division or eight (8) years of experience in family court or criminal law.

The deadline to apply is November 23, 2018.

Please click the following link to apply to Job ID 371852: 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=371852&PostingSeq=1.

FAMILY COURT DIVISION

The Family Court Division of the NYC Law Department is seeking a Chief of Weekend, Holiday and Evening Court to join the Juvenile Delinquency Unit’s Central Management team. 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.

The Chief of Weekend, Holiday and Evening Court will perform the following duties and responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Overseeing the Weekend, Holiday and Evening Court staff, both support and legal including issues involving personnel and timekeeping;
  • Overseeing the Weekend, Holiday and Evening Court operations, including reporting of outcomes of the youth detained over the weekend, holidays and evenings;
  • Conducting and/or supervising interviews of law enforcement personnel and/or civilian witnesses;
  • Conducting and/or supervising pre-petition detention hearings;
  • Ensuring cases are properly handled and that comprehensive case information flows to the appropriate boroughs/units;
  • Liaising with the Major Case Unit and Special Victims Unit on cases;
  • Researching and analyzing legal issues pertaining to cases and processing;
  • Analyzing statistics pertaining to Weekend, Holiday and Evening Court operations and cases, and preparing charts and graphs related to these statistics;
  • Devise and update emergency plans for events such as major storms and computer outages;
  • Raise the Age implementation responsibilities including the addition of evening court operations to the juvenile delinquency process;
  • Attending meetings and collaborate with other Weekend, Holiday and Evening Court stakeholders such as Criminal Court staff, the Department of Probation, the Administration for Children’s Services and the defense bar to ensure Weekend, Holiday and Evening Court is running efficiently;
  • Reporting back to Division Management on any relevant issues regarding Weekend, Holiday and Evening operations;
  • Following up on any work space issues including supplies, equipment maintenance and technological issues and needs.

The Chief of Weekend, Holiday and Evening Court will work an alternative schedule consisting of a combination of nights, weekends and holidays.

Applicants must be admitted and in good standing in New York and have substantial experience in either delinquency practice or criminal law.  Applicants must have an ability to work well with other agencies and court staff involved at Weekend, Holiday and Evening Court. Applicant must be able to work independently.

The deadline to apply is November 23, 2018.

Please click the following link to apply to Job ID 355877: 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=355877&PostingSeq=1.

FAMILY COURT DIVISION

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 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. 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 November 23, 2018.

Please click the following link to apply to Job ID 365154: 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=365154&PostingSeq=1.

FAMILY COURT DIVISION

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 October 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 October 2018 in family court or criminal law, as well as litigation experience.

The deadline to apply is November 21, 2018.

Please click the following link to apply to Job ID 371813: 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=371813&PostingSeq=1.

 

FAMILY COURT DIVISION

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. 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 went 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 ACC will be a member of the Special Victims Unit and will handle sex offense cases (Penal Law Article 130 offenses), cases involving teen dating violence, cases involving young victims under the age of 9 on non-Article 130 cases, and any cases that originate at the Child Advocacy Centers (CAC) which include both sex offenses and serious physical abuse cases involving victims under the age of 12.  Responsibilities may also include but are not limited to responding to the CAC for forensic interviews of victims and coordinating with members of the multi-disciplinary team including law enforcement, victim services, child welfare and medical providers; and participating in citywide Special Victims Unit trainings and meetings.

The ACC may be required to work evening and / or weekend hours.  The ACC may also be part of the on-call response rotation for 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, or family law, following graduation from an ABA accredited law school. Applicants must be able to work independently, have strong litigation, oral and written communication skills, the ability to work with witnesses 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 candidate will have at least three years of litigation experience, preferably in family law and/or criminal law.

The deadline to apply is November 21, 2018.

Please click the following link to apply to Job ID 371817: 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=371817&PostingSeq=1.

FAMILY COURT DIVISION

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 October 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).

At least 3 years’ experience in family court or criminal law, as well as litigation experience.

The deadline to apply is November 21, 2018.

Please click the following link to apply to Job ID 371819: 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=371819&PostingSeq=1.