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Title Assistant District Attorney – Cayuga County
Salary $56,191/retirement & benefits included (30 hours per week/full-time @ $35.88/hour) Note: Possible increase of hours and salary
Location Cayuga County District Attorney’s Office
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Crimes Against Revenue Program (Grant Funded Position) – Major responsibilities include prosecution of various fraud-related crimes, including felonies, hearings, motions, trials and appellate work. NYS Bar admittance required, 2-5 years of experience preferred.

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

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Chemung County
Location Chemung County
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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

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Dutchess County
Salary $67,000.00 with full benefits and vacation
Location Dutchess County
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The Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office is seeking to fill entry level Assistant District Attorney positions. These attorneys will be assigned to either the Justice Court Unit or D.W.I. Unit depending on background, skill and office needs.  All candidates must demonstrate exemplary ethics, sound judgment and an excellent work ethic.  The ideal candidate will have an educational background in criminal law and trial practice and be prepared  to actively litigate cases.   Applicants must be admitted to practice in New York State or have passed the most recent New York bar examination and be in the process of applying to be admitted.   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 e-mail to mweishaupt@dutchessny.gov.  Upon acceptance of an offer of employment, candidate must be or become a Dutchess County resident.

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Sullivan County
Salary $53,000-$65,000 depending on experience
Location Sullivan County District Attorney’s Office
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Assistant District Attorney needed immediately for the Sullivan County District Attorney’s Office. 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. 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, L.H.C. Courthouse, Monticello, NY 12701 or email to 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.
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Title Supervising Assistant Special Prosecutor
Salary Commensurate with experience
Location Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs – Westchester County
Job Information

Minimum Qualifications:
Admission to the New York State Bar and a member in good standing with seven (7) years of post-admission experience as a criminal prosecutor before the Courts of New York State. Three (3) years of experience in criminal appellate work required. Experience supervising junior prosecutors is also required. Commitment to public service and excellent research/writing skills essential.
Duties Description:
Associate Counsel would serve as a Supervising Assistant Special Prosecutor in the Office of the Special Prosecutor/Inspector General and perform the following functions, including but not limited to:
•Conducting appeals related to criminal matters statewide including researching and writing briefs and arguing before the appellate courts of New York State. Supervising appellate work of junior attorneys.
•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 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. 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.
•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. 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 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 DAs offices to advise and confer on matters that fall within each’s jurisdictional authority.
•Travel is required up to 60 % of time. Much of travel time focused on the Capital Region.

Preferred Candidate:
Candidates with five (5) or more years of work with special victims, sex crimes, child abuse or domestic violence are preferred.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to the attention of the Special Prosecutor: Jc.sm.spig@justicecenter.ny.gov

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Clinton County
Location Clinton County District Attorney’s Office
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The Clinton County District Attorney’s Office is accepting applications for one full-time ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY position with an available start date of 1/2/2018. Prosecution experience is preferred but will except all applications. Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be admitted to the New York Bar and a member in good standing. Salary $65,950 – $70,161 depending on experience. Qualified applicants may forward their resume to Diana Livermore, Clinton County District Attorney’s Office, 137 Margaret Street, Suite 201, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 or email resume to diana.livermore@clintoncountygov.com

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