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Title NYPTI Staff Attorney
Salary Commensurate with experience
Location Albany, NY
Job Information

The New York Prosecutors Training Institute (NYPTI) seeks an Attorney with at least 5 years’ experience as a prosecutor to join our Albany, New York Office. The person must provide thorough and quick answers and advice on varied legal and practical issues arising in any phase of a criminal prosecution, plus develop training courses for prosecutors. Strong research, writing, and computer skills are essential as is meeting deadlines, prioritizing multiple projects, and collegiality. Some overnight travel required. Salary based on experience. Excellent benefits package. Email cover letter, writing sample & resume to debbie.peskin@nypti.org

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Title Administrative Assistant
Salary Commensurate with experience.
Location NYPTI – Albany, NY
Job Information

The New York Prosecutors Training Institute (NYPTI) seeks a full-time Administrative Assistant to join our staff.

In this position, you will work independently and with staff and outside vendors to plan and coordinate training programs, provide administrative support to the legal staff as well as the finance department, field calls and emails for assistance from the District Attorneys we serve, input data and generate reports from in-house and online databases, and perform other clerical tasks as assigned. Some overnight travel is required.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Adobe Acrobat Pro and other commonly used software (editing experience with Wikis or other online applications is a plus).
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Be self-motivated, positive and energetic with a willingness to learn and adapt to change
• Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and produce quality work
• Excellent customer relations skills in order to build a rapport with the District Attorneys we serve
• Have a valid driver’s license
• A bachelor’s degree is greatly preferred and/or 3-5 years of clerical/admin/finance experience

Salary commensurate with experience.
NYPTI employees enjoy comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, pension plan and parking.

Interested candidates should send resume with cover letter to debbie.peskin@nypti.org

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Herkimer County
Salary $78,910
Location Herkimer County District Attorney’s Office
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Herkimer County seeks applicants for the title of Assistant District Attorney. Duties include representing the County in prosecution of criminal cases that occur within the District Attorney’s geographical jurisdiction. Minimum qualifications are the possession of a license to practice law in the State of New York. Herkimer County residency will be required throughout the appointment. Base salary for this position is $78,910/yr. Candidates may apply by submitting a resume to:
Jeffrey Carpenter, District Attorney, Herkmier County District Attorney’s Office, 301 North Washington St, Suite 2410, Herkimer NY 13350. EOE

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Ulster County
Salary $65,000 +BOE
Location Ulster County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information

IMMEDIATE OPENING: Assistant District Attorney
Local Criminal Court Assistant District Attorneys handle felony arraignments and misdemeanor cases which arise and are prosecuted within the municipal jurisdictions to which s/he is assigned. In the case of misdemeanors and selected violations, the ADA handles all phases of the prosecution which include arraignment, calendar appearances, motion practice, witness preparation, legal research, pre-trial hearings, and trials. The ADA may be required to participate in investigations occasionally, and often advises law enforcement personnel on legal questions or issues. S/he reports to a managing attorney, and develops a professional working relationship with law enforcement, judges and court personnel, and the local defense bar. The ADA may be assigned to other cases or projects at the discretion of the District Attorney or managing attorneys. All ADAs are required to adhere to the highest ethical standards in their professional and personal conduct.

Requirements: Must be a J.D. graduate of an accredited United States Law School and licensed in the State of New York or awaiting results from the NYS bar exam to be known within 3 months or less. Residency in Ulster County will be required within a reasonable length of time. Excellent writing and research skills are necessary. Prior defense or prosecutorial experience, proficiency in a second language, or other relevant experience are plusses, but not required. All applicants undergo security clearance. If the office is interested in an interview, writing samples, references, and other requirements may apply.

Salary and benefits: $65,000+ BOE. Ulster County provides excellent medical, dental and vision benefits to its employees, and vacation and sick time based upon time in service. Employees are also enrolled in the New York State retirement system, and may participate in other benefits, including using Deferred Compensation.

Send resumes and cover letters only to:

rroj@co.ulster.ny.us OR by mail to
Ulster County District Attorney, Attn: Rebecca Rojer, 275 Wall Street, Kingston, New York 12401

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Jefferson County
Salary $71,968.00
Location Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office
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More than one position available. 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: $71,968, 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

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Cayuga County (2 positions currently open)
Salary $63,968-74,921 range/retirement & benefits included (40 hours per week/FT)
Location Cayuga County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information

The Office of the Cayuga County District Attorney is seeking candidates to fill the position of Assistant District Attorney, a position that requires knowledge of experience in criminal prosecution. Major responsibilities include prosecution of crime of all levels; handling hearings, discovery, motions, trials, and appellate work. Applicants must possess superior communication skills (both oral and written) and be proficient/comfortable using computer applications/related technology and willing to learn new technology. Requires word processing, Adobe, and digital on-line case management database work.

NYS Bar admittance and prior prosecution-related legal experience of 2-5 years preferred.

To apply, interested applicants send resume w/cover letter to Cayuga County District Attorney’s Office, 95 Genesee Street, Auburn, NY 13021 or email resume w/cover letter to jmccormick@cayugacounty.us

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Title Senior Assistant District Attorney – Cayuga County
Salary $68,085-$77,100 range (depending on experience) retirement & benefits included
Location Cayuga County District Attorney
Job Information

The Office of the Cayuga County District Attorney is seeking candidates to fill the position of Senior Assistant District Attorney, a position that requires extensive knowledge of experience in criminal prosecution. Major responsibilities include prosecution of serious crime of all levels; handling hearings, discovery, motions, trials, and appellate work. Involves supervision of Assistant District Attorneys, Support staff & Investigative staff. Applicants must possess superior communication skills (both oral and written) and be proficient/comfortable using computer applications/related technology and be willing to learn new technology. Requires word processing, Adobe, and digital on-line case management database work.

NYS Bar admittance and prior prosecution-related legal experience of 5-8 years required

To apply, interested applicants send resume w/cover letter to Cayuga County District Attorney’s Office, 95 Genesee Street, Auburn, NY 13021 or email resume w/cover letter to jmccormick@cayugacounty.us

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