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Title Administrative Clerk
Salary Commensurate with experience.
Location NYPTI
Job Information

The New York Prosecutors Training Institute (NYPTI) seeks a full-time Administrative Clerk 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, 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
• Excellent customer relations skills in order to build a rapport with the District Attorneys we serve
• Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and produce quality work
• Must have a proven ability to work well with others and independently in a 20-person office
• Be self-motivated, positive and energetic
• Have a valid driver’s license
• A bachelor’s degree is greatly preferred and/or 3-5 years of clerical admin 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 Business Analyst
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Join our team in making state of the art Software-as-a-Service (SAAS) applications. We provide many different software solutions to a “closed user community” of criminal justice employees throughout New York state and nationally.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Requirements analysis, specification writing, test plan creation/execution, user training, and user documentation of new applications/features using industry standards.
  • Working closely with developers, provide general support for all software applications. This includes first line of remote support for users by answering questions, troubleshooting problems, requirements analysis and assisting with report/document creation.
  • • Recording/editing videos of continuing legal education lectures.

Experience:

  • Degree in computer science or related field.
  • Experience providing assistance/support/training on a product or service.

Skills:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • General understanding of multimedia recording and editing including graphic design
  • Self-motivated, independent, and quick learner with strong interest in new technologies
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with clean record. Some travel is required, generally just within New York State.

Preferred Experience:

  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system
  • Software development

The New York Prosecutors Training Institute, Inc. (NYPTI) is a not-for-profit corporation created in 1995 by the District Attorneys Association of the State of New York. NYPTI’s mission is to provide comprehensive continuing legal education, training, advice, and assistance to New York State’s District Attorneys and their assistants.
Apply with cover letter and resume to: ITJOBS@NYPTI.org

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Title Attorney to prosecute felony level crimes – Rensselaer County
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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.

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Title Assistant District Attorney II – Felony Level
Salary $65, 532
Location Broome County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information

The Broome County District Attorney’s Office is seeking an attorney, admitted to practice law in NY, with 2-5 years criminal law experience, to prosecute misdemeanor and felony-level cases. The position includes all aspects of criminal prosecution including, local court, grand jury, county court, motions, hearings and arraignments. Interested candidates should send resumes to: jworhach@co.broome.ny.us

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Chemung County
Salary Entry Level ADA starting at $59,860; after one of service will go to $63,136
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 – Cayuga County
Salary $63,968-70,000 range/retirment & benefits included (40 hrs/week, F/T)
Location Cayuga County District Attorney
Job Information

Major Responsibilities include criminal prosecutions, including felony level: discovery, motions, hearings, trials and appellate work.
NYS Bar admittance required, prosecution experience preferred.

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

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Part Time – Wayne County
Salary Commensurate with experience
Location Wayne County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information

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

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Title Supervising Assistant Special Prosecutor, Rochester, NY
Salary Commensurate with experience
Location NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs – Rochester, NY
Job Information

Supervising Assistant Special Prosecutor, Rochester, NY
NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs
Qualifications:
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.

Duties:
• 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.

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Sullivan County
Salary $65,000 to $75,000 commensurate with experience
Location Sullivan County District Attorney’s Office
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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.us

EEO/AA EMPLOYER M/F/V/H

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Title Executive Director – National Association of Prosecutor Coordinators (NAPC)
Salary • $85,000 – $100,000 – Independent Contractor arrangement envisioned;
Job Information

Application Deadline: 9/30/18

The National Association of Prosecutor Coordinators (NAPC) seeks an Executive Director. NAPC is the only national professional association of prosecutor coordinators in the country and consists of 50 member states. NAPC’s stated mission is “To provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information and the development of programs and services for the mutual benefit of prosecutor coordinators and prosecutors.” NAPC’s core vision is “To equip and enhance the effectiveness of America’s prosecutors.”
DUTIES OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:
In addition to such other duties as may be assigned from time to time to the Executive Director by the Executive Committee, or the Board of Directors, the duties of the Executive Director shall include:
• Maintaining the records and files of the association and handling all its general correspondence;
• Coordinating and facilitating communication between governmental organizations, allied professionals and other associations and NAPC members;
• Performing all duties required as the agent of the Board of Directors essential to conducting the business of the association;
• Advising the Board of Directors or any NAPC committees in the necessary conduct of their Board or committee business and assisting in the preparation of any reports generated by the Board or any NAPC committee;
• Managing all of NAPC’s financial duties including bookkeeping, bank accounts and paying bills;
• Overseeing and managing all NAPC tax obligations;
• Hiring and supervising a part-time administrative assistant;
• Encouraging and maintaining full association membership and participation;
• Processing and collecting all member assessments on behalf of NAPC;
• Managing and overseeing the NAPC/NHTSA cooperative agreement;
• Overseeing all NAPC programs, grants and initiatives;
• Cultivating, applying for and administering new grant projects;
• Preparing and maintaining annual and monthly budget and statement of financial position documents and proposals for the Board;
• Managing all NAPC investment funds;
• Coordinating, planning and managing the bi-annual NAPC membership meetings;
• Acting as the non-voting Secretary for the NAPC board;
• Maintaining, updating and regularly distributing NAPC membership roster and mailing list;
• Maintaining, updating and regularly evolve the NAPC website and other social media platforms;
• Being accountable to the Board of Directors for the performance of all duties;
• Willingness and ability to undertake significant travel obligations on behalf of NAPC.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

The ideal candidate for the Executive Director position will possess:
• A high degree of energy and self-initiative;
• Exceptional organizational skills;
• Prior experience in developing, implementing and evaluating an organizational strategic plan;
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to forge and foster important working relationships and partnerships with members and other entities on behalf of NAPC;
• Superior oral and written communication and advocacy skills;
• The ability to work effectively with and through all formats of media and to actively monitor national media items relating to prosecution;
• The ability to identify and strategize regarding new trends and issues impacting prosecutors and NAPC membership;
• A record of executive leadership and successful management of a public office, an association or other professional organization;
• Demonstrated experience managing a significant budget for an office or agency;
• Prior experience in soliciting, managing and overseeing federal and state grants;
• Experience in public policy development and legislation;
• Familiarity in providing continuing legal education development and training for attorneys;
• Knowledge of the legal and ethical duties of prosecutors;
• Experience working with both civil and criminal procedure issues is desirable;
• Experience as a prosecutor or prior work with or on behalf of prosecutors is desirable;
• Experience working with or for an active Board of Directors;
• The ability to seek and identify opportunities to expand NAPC’s brand.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, and EITHER:
o A Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and bar admission for at least ten years with at least five years of practice in criminal law, OR;
o At least ten years of organizational or public office management experience in the criminal justice field.
• Employment is expressly contingent upon completing a NCIC/NCJIS background check and a fingerprint criminal justice history check with any results required to meet the approval of the Board of Directors.

COMPENSATION:

• $85,000 – $100,000 – Independent Contractor arrangement envisioned;
• No fringe benefits;
• All NAPC approved travel expenses paid;
• Work remotely/from home office.

APPLICATION PROCESS AND DEADLINES:
Send letter of interest and resume and up to three letters of reference electronically to:
NAPC Hiring Committee
C/O Cammie Wyatt – cwyat@ago.state.ms.us

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: September 30, 2018

Applications will be reviewed and the final candidates will be invited to appear in St. Louis, Missouri in late October for further interviews.

START DATE: January 1, 2019*

*The new Director will be invited and expected to attend NAPC Board meeting in Phoenix Arizona Dec 3-5, 2018 at NAPC expense to facilitate the transition from the outgoing Director to the new one.

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Title Assistant District Attorney-Genesee County
Salary $69,061 – $87,362, depending on years of experience, plus excellent benefits including health insurance and NYS Retirement
Location Genesee County District Attorney
Job Information

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  

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Columbia County
Salary Commensurate with experience. Includes Health Insurance
Location Columbia County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information

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

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Title Felony Level Attorney to prosecute Crimes Against Revenue – Rensselaer County
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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.

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Title Felony Level Attorney to prosecute Domestic Violence & Sex Crimes – Rensselaer County
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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.

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Monroe County
Salary $58,300
Location Monroe County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information

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
michellecrowley@monroecounty.gov
47 South Fitzhugh Street
Rochester, NY 14614 (585) 753-4351

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Ontario County
Salary $66,582.00 with full benefits – after 3 years: $94,909.00 (based on 2018 compensation plan)
Location Ontario County District Attorney’s Office
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Ontario County Assistant District Attorney
(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

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Oneida County
Salary Entry Level $53,228
Location Oneida County District Attorney
Job Information

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 writing sample to:
Dawn Catera Lupi
First Assistant District Attorney
235 Elizabeth Street
Utica, New York 13501
dlupi@ocgov.net

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Albany County
Salary $52,000 starting salary, plus benefits
Location Albany County
Job Information

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

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Title Assistant District Attorney- Albany County
Salary Commensurate with experience
Job Information

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

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Title Assistant District Attorney – St. Lawrence County
Salary $59,913 – 77,551 depending on experiecne, with full benefit package
Location St. Lawrence County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information

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, with full benefit package.

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.

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Jefferson County
Salary $60,308-$67,191
Location Jefferson County
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LEGAL HELP WANTED

ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY – 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
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Title Deputy Unit Chief – Special Victims Unit (SVU) of the Family Court Division – NYC Law Dep
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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.

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Title Chief, Juvenile Delinquency Unit’s – Family Court Division, NYC Law Dept
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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.

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Title Assistant Corporation Counsel – NYC Law Dept
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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.

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Title Assistant Corporation Counsel- NYC Law Dept
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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.

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Title Admitted Attorneys with a minimum of two years – NYC Law Dept
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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.

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Title Assistant Corporation Counsel – NYC Law Dept
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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.

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Fulton County
Salary Approximately $57,000
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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.

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