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Title Assistant District Attorney – Bronx County
Salary TBD
Location Bronx
Job Information

JOB SUMMARY:
The Bronx District Attorney is  seeking law school graduates.  Assistant District Attorneys are given considerable responsibility early in their careers.  When they become proficient, they will begin to handle serious and complex cases.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Specific duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Must understand and respond clearly and effectively (oral/written) to legal issues
  2. Participate in the investigation and prosecution of  criminal investigations
  3. Establish and maintain appropriate professional relationships with other staff members, criminal justice partners, and witnesses
  4. Ability to work with people of different backgrounds
  5. Must commit themselves to serving the office for a minimum of three years

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

6.   A Juris Doctorate degree
7.  US Citizenship and New York State Residency are required. Salary is commensurate with experience.
8.  Excellent people skills and demeanor
9.  Maintain confidentiality of information
10.  Excellent computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
11.  Excellent presentation and organizational skills
12.  Ability to exercise good judgment and strong ethics
13.  Ability to analytically solve issues or problems from inception through conclusion

The Office of the Bronx District Attorney is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity and Inclusion.

To apply you must visit the BXDA Office website (www.bronxda.nyc.gov) and click on Career Opportunities

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Chief of Homicide Bureau – Bronx County
Salary TBD
Location Bronx County
Job Information

JOB SUMMARY:
The Bronx District Attorney is seeking an experienced attorney (10+ years) with outstanding management experience, investigative skills, and expertise in criminal law to lead the Homicide Bureau.  The Bureau is comprised of 15 senior trial attorneys plus support staff.
The Homicide Bureau prosecutes the majority of the homicides committed in the Bronx.  The Bureau will be responsible for responding, on a 24-hour on-call basis, to crime scenes, precincts, and other locations to assist the Police Department and other agencies as they investigate these incidents and, eventually, draft the complaints to support an arrest.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION:
The Chief will be expected to be on call to approve charging decisions, assist the attorneys and police as they investigate, and be a liaison to the District Attorney on all cases.  The Bureau handles all of its cases vertically, from the arrest to trial.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Specific duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Working with NYPD, State and Federal law enforcement agencies at all levels
  2. Education and training of attorneys/support staff on all facets of homicide cases
  3. Conducting case conferences and reviews regularly
  4. Interacting with members of the community and victims’ families
  5. Responding to calls and/or scenes on a 24-hour basis
  6. Authorizing plea offers and giving legal advice
  7. Perform all other related duties and projects as designatedPREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:
  8. A Juris Doctorate degree, 10+ years of experience. 
  9. US Citizenship and New York State Residency are required.
  10. Vast trial and investigative experience
  11. Ability to multi-task effectively and under pressure

The Office of the Bronx District Attorney is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity and Inclusion

To apply you must visit the BXDA Office website (www.bronxda.nyc.gov) and click on Career Opportunities

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Deputy Chief – Bronx County
Salary TBD
Location Bronx
Job Information

JOB SUMMARY:
The Bronx County District Attorney’s Office is seeking a Deputy Chief for the Strategic Enforcement Division.  The mission of the Strategic Enforcement Division is to collaborate with the NYPD, community groups and law enforcement partners to identify crime drivers; identify patterns and trends of crime; gather and sort intelligence, to enhance prosecutorial outcomes and target priority offenders through the application and implementation of intelligence-driven prosecution.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Specific duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Utilize technology to enhance, document, archive, and analyze crime data and evidence from numerous sources, including social media, for use in targeted prosecutions.
  2. Collaborate closely with the Chief of the Strategic Enforcement Division, as well as other Division heads.
  3. Maintain regular communication between the District Attorney’s Office and other law enforcement agencies.
  4. Participate in meetings between the District Attorney’s Office and other law enforcement agencies around issues pertaining to the planning and implementation of crime reduction strategies.
  5. Oversee the implementation of a Computer Forensics Laboratory designed for the forensic analyses of digital evidence to be used in investigations and prosecutions.
  6. Assist the Division Chief in the management of the Strategic Enforcement Division’s forensic units, including DNA Prosecutions and Computer Forensics.
  7. Report on outcomes that result from forensic analyses.
  8. Communicate analytic results to audiences with varying degrees of forensic and/ or technological expertise.

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/ QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. A Juris Doctorate degree and/ or 4 year degree with strong grasp of criminal law and procedure.
  2. 10+ years of forensic law enforcement or felony jury trial experience (experience in DNA and /or Computer Forensics preferred).
  3. 10 + years of management experience.
  4. Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  5. Adept in navigating technology and internet-based resources.
  6. Excellent presentation and organizational skills.

The Office of the Bronx District Attorney is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity and Inclusion.

To apply you must visit the BXDA Office website (www.bronxda.nyc.gov) and click on Career Opportunities

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Title Assistant District Attorney/Chief of the Criminal Court Bureau – Richmond County
Salary $120,000- $150,000
Location Richmond County District Attorneys Office
Job Information

The Richmond County District Attorney’s Office is seeking a full-time admitted Attorney to serve as the Chief of the Criminal Court Bureau. The Chief of the Criminal Court Bureau will be responsible for the following:

  • Oversee and manage the day-to-day operations of the Criminal Court Bureau, whose jurisdiction includes, but is not limited to, complaint writing, handling arraignments, trial preparation and overall prosecution of misdemeanors;
  •  Provide supervision, guidance, training and mentoring to bureau ADAs regarding ethical responsibilities, case evaluation, trial preparation, and trial advocacy.
  •  Establish bureau goals, with periodic reviews of whether goals are being met, and whether they warrant adjustment or modification.
  •  Forge and maintain relationship with other bureau chiefs, other criminal justice partners, and ensure that the appropriate chiefs are consulted on felony cases.
  • Ensure staff compliance with office practices, policies and procedures.
  • Provide the requisite leadership to inspire bureau ADAs to represent the District Attorney in a professional manner

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Supervisory experience and foreign language skills a plus.
  •  Extensive experience in prosecuting misdemeanors.
  •  Strong analytical, organizational, written and oral communication skills.
  • Resourcefulness and ability to work independently and as part of a team.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

1. NEW YORK STATE BAR ADMISSION PLUS TEN (10) OR MORE YEARS OF PROSECUTORIAL EXPERIENCE, FIVE (5) OF WHICH HAVE BEEN IN A SUPERVISORY CAPACITY.

MUST BE A NEW YORK STATE RESIDENT

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:
Please submit cover letter/resume electronically using one of the following methods:
CITY EMPLOYEES: Apply through Employee Self Service (ESS). www.nyc.gov/ess. Search for Job ID #:276446
ALL OTHER APPLICANTS: Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search. Search for Job ID#: 276446
Only applicants scheduled for interviews will be contacted. Submission of application does not guarantee that you will receive an interview.

The Richmond County District Attorney’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Oswego County
Salary Competitive salary and benefits provided commensurate with education and experience
Job Information

This professional position is located in the Oswego County District Attorney’s Office and is primarily responsible for the preparation and prosecution of criminal cases before the courts. The incumbent works under the supervision of the District Attorney or his designee with wide leeway for the exercise of independent judgment.  The Assistant District Attorney will appear in court and will be responsible for prosecuting cases at hearings, trials, and/or Grand Jury.

 

Qualifications:  Graduation from an American Bar Association accredited law school.  Preference may be given to applicants with experience in the practice of criminal law.  Special Requirement:  NYS License to practice law.

Competitive salary and benefits provided commensurate with education and experience.

 

To Apply:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Send application and resume with letter of interest to:

 

Oswego County Human Resources Department

46 East Bridge Street

Oswego, New York 13126

(315) 349-8209    Fax: (315) 349-8254

Email:  humanresources@oswegocounty.com

Web: www.oswegocounty.com/humanresources/openings.html

 

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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Title Assistant District Attorney-St. Lawrence County
Salary $58,738 – $74,658 dpending on experience
Location St. Lawrence County District Attorney
Job Information

An opening is available for an Assistant District Attorney in the St. Lawrence County District Attorney’s Office. 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 felonies, and a passion for courtroom litigation. Experience in Criminal Law is preferred but not required.

Qualifications: must be admitted to the New York State Bar; member in good-standing; and residence in St. Lawrence County within 30 days of appointment.

Contact: The Office is looking to fill this position immediately. Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to Chandra Coffey CCoffey@stlawco.org.

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Chief of Civil Litigation- Bronx County
Salary TBD
Location Bronx County
Job Information

JOB SUMMARY:
The Bronx District Attorney is seeking an experienced attorney (10+ years) with outstanding management skills and expertise in both civil procedure and criminal law to become the Chief of the Civil Litigation Bureau. The Bureau is responsible for Asset Forfeiture, Evictions, FOIL, Subpoena Compliance and Special Litigation. Through provisional remedies and other means, the Bureau aggressively, yet fairly, pursues the proceeds and instrumentalities of crime in all of its forms, especially money laundering, tax offenses, and sophisticated financial frauds that victimize our community.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  1. Responds to FOIL requests and other legal process including subpoenas, and otherwise provides litigation support to   the Office
  2. Institutes Article 78 and other proceedings, as required, to advance the interests of the Office in an appropriate manner.
  3. Must be a person of vision who is seeking a challenge and has experience in all of the aforementioned including temporary restraining orders, preliminary injunctions and orders of attachment
  4. Coordinates civil litigation efforts in asset forfeiture and restitution with the investigative bureaus and units of the Office
  5. Education and training of attorneys/support staff on all facets of civil litigation
  6. Conducting case conferences and reviews regularly
  7. Perform all other related duties and projects as designated

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

  1.  A Juris Doctorate degree, 10+ years of Civil Litigation with six years of management        experience
  2. US Citizenship and New York State Residency are required. Salary is commensurate with experience.
  3. Background in financial investigations is preferred
  4. Excellent people skills
  5. Maintain confidentiality of information
  6. Strong business planning and forecasting skills
  7. Excellent computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
  8. Excellent presentation and organizational skills
  9. Ability to exercise good judgment and strong ethics
  10. Ability to analytically solve issues or problems from inception through conclusion

 The Office of the Bronx District Attorney is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity   
and Inclusion

To apply you must visit the BXDA Office website (www.bronxda.nyc.gov) and click on Career Opportunities

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Rikers Island Prosecution – Bronx County
Salary TBD
Location Bronx County
Job Information

Job Summary
The Bronx District Attorney is seeking an experienced attorney (10+ years) with outstanding management skills and expertise in investigating and conducting felony trials, including, but not limited to, serious violent felony offenses and contraband cases.  The Deputy in RPB will rotate between the Bronx District Attorney’s main office on 161st Street in Bronx County and the satellite office on Rikers Island.  The Deputy Bureau Chief will assist the Chief of RPB with coordinating and supervising the assistant district attorneys (“ADAs”) in RPB who are tasked with prosecuting crimes committed on Rikers Island, which may include the following: contraband smuggling, arson, serious assaults, sex offenses, attempted murder and murder cases.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Specific duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Working with the Chief of RPB to analyze trends and create strategies for prosecution.
  2. The Deputy will work closely with the supervisors and ADAs in RPB to implement those legal strategies for the prosecution of cases with our partners in law enforcement to:

(i)          Enhance evidence collection
(ii)         Conduct witness interviews
(iii)        Analyze law enforcement intelligence regarding internal or external criminal activity impacting Rikers Island and the
surrounding neighborhoods.

3.  The Deputy will work with the Bureau Chief and supervisors to structure the investigation of complex criminal networks in order to, among
other things:
(i)         Reduce violent crimes committed on Rikers Island
(ii)        Detect and stop the introduction of dangerous contraband into Rikers facilities
(iii)        Identify criminal enterprises that operate within jail facilities and promote crime both on Rikers Island and in our
communities.

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:
4.  A Juris Doctorate degree, 10+ years of experience and 8 years of management experience
5.  US Citizenship and New York State Residency are required. Salary is commensurate with
             experience.
6.  Excellent people skills and demeanor
7.  Maintain confidentiality of information
8.  Strong business planning and forecasting skills
9.  Excellent computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
10.  Excellent presentation and organizational skills
11.  Ability to exercise good judgment and strong ethics
12.  Ability to analytically solve issues or problems from inception through conclusion

 The Office of the Bronx District Attorney is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity and Inclusion.

To apply you must visit the BXDA Office website (www.bronxda.nyc.gov) and click on Career Opportunities

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Wyoming County
Salary Dependent upon legal experience
Location Wyoming County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information

The Wyoming County District Attorney’s Office seeks an Assistant District Attorney candidate to prosecute criminal cases. There will be one full-time position becoming available in February 2017.
The Wyoming County District Attorney’s Office is located in Warsaw, New York.
Applicants must possess a J.D. degree from an accredited law school by the end of Summer 2017, be admitted to the New York State Bar by the end of 2017. Applicants should possess superior communication skills, have strong research and writing abilities, demonstrate strong interpersonal and professional skills, and must exhibit the ability to work with other attorneys, staff, and the Courts in a professional manner while functioning in a highly demanding work environment.
The full-time position will involve handling all types of criminal cases.
Salary for the position is dependent upon on legal experience. Medical benefits are available. The full-time position may qualify for State and Federal student loan forgiveness programs.
Residency is NOT required but strongly encouraged.
Please email a resume, cover letter, writing sample, unofficial copy of law school transcript and list of references along with the county application to Wyoming County Human Resources. The County application and HR address are located on the county’s website at www.wyomingco.net

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Title Assistant Special Prosecutor
Salary Range $55,000-$110,000
Location New York State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs – Delmar, NY
Job Information

Minimum Qualifications:
Admission to the NYS Bar and a member in good standing with three (3) years post-admission experience as a criminal prosecutor or criminal defense attorney before the Courts of New York State. Commitment to public service and excellent research/writing skills essential.
Duties Description:
Assistant Special Prosecutors in the Office of the Special Prosecutor/Inspector General perform the following functions, including but not limited to:
Review criminal investigations and make preliminary recommendations on appropriate criminal charges. Under supervision, draft charging documents, gather documentation, prepare witnesses to prosecute cases of abuse and neglect against vulnerable persons in New York State. Appear on criminal matters in local, county and supreme courts throughout the state. Prepare Grand Jury presentations and indict criminal defendants. Conduct criminal hearings and trials.
Work closely with local district attorneys’ offices regarding cases being prosecuted by the local DA. Advise on charging considerations and collateral consequences unique to cases associated with calls of abuse and neglect made to the Justice Center’s hotline.
Consult and advise Justice Center’s criminal and non-criminal investigators on pending investigations and make recommendations regarding substantiation of cases. Interview witnesses, including vulnerable persons to advise on the appropriate course of action for pending investigations.
Participate in local and statewide task forces and organizations related to the criminal prosecution of persons charged with abuse or neglect of vulnerable New Yorkers.
Conduct training on legal issues to law enforcement, prosecutors and advocacy organizations.
Travel is required up to 40 % of time. This position is based in Delmar, New York.
Preferred Candidate:
Candidates with two (2) or more years of work with special victims, sex crimes, child abuse or domestic violence are preferred.
Salary Range: From $55000 to $110000 Annually
Resume and cover letter should be forwarded by email to Elaine.Yaksta@justicecenter.ny.gov

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Saratoga County
Salary $80,799 plus based on experience
Location Saratoga County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information

Saratoga County District Attorney’s Office seeks experienced candidates for full time Assistant District Attorney position. Candidate should have a minimum of 3 plus years experience, including trial and grand jury work. Duties and responsibilities will include prosecuting significant felony cases, from preliminary hearings, grand jury presentations thru trial.

Send resume and cover letter to kheggen@saratogacountyny.gov

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Fulton County
Salary Approximately $61,000
Location Fulton County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information

A full-time position for an attorney with at least 2 years of experience as a prosecutor. The position is immediately available.  Anyone interested can call (518)736-5511 or e-mail cbrown@fultoncountyny.gov

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Fulton County
Salary $40,800
Location Fulton County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information

A full-time position for a newly admitted attorney. The position is immediately available.  Anyone interested can call (518)736-5511 or e-mail cbrown@fultoncountyny.gov.

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Fulton County
Salary Approximately $55,000
Location Fulton County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information

It is a full-time position for an attorney with experience as a prosecutor. The position is immediately available.  Anyone interested can call (518)736-5511 or e-mail cbrown@fultoncountyny.gov.

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Livingston County
Salary Based on experience
Location Livingston County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information

Opening for Assistant District Attorney in Livingston County. Experience is preferred and current bar admission is mandatory. Salary based on experience and must be willing to establish residency within Livingston County. Interested candidates should send resume, references and cover letter to:
Gregory J. McCaffrey
Livingston County District Attorney
Courthouse
2 Court Street
Geneseo, New York 14454
585.243.7020 (phone)
585.243.7199 (fax)
gmccaffrey@co.livingston.ny.us

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