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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 Assistant District Attorney – Tompkins County
Salary Commensurate with experience
Location Tompkins County District Attorney
Job Information

The Tompkins County District Attorney’s Office has one position available with either a level 1, 2, 3 or 4 Assistant DA.
Please click on this link for more details on the various levels and to apply:
https://www.tompkinscivilservice.org/civilservice/vacancies

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Yates County
Salary Commensurate with experience
Location Yates County District Attorney’s Office
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The Yates County District Attorney’s Office is seeking to fill an assistant district attorney position to beginning January 1st 2020. Applicants must be admitted to practice law in the State of New York. Superior communications skills, both oral and written, and composure under pressure are required Prior experience is preferred but not required. Responsibilities will include local court appearances, hearings, trials, and felony prosecutions. Comfort with technology and a wiliness to learn and adapt to digital case management system is required. Interested individuals must submit a resume/CV, references, and a cover sheet to District Attorney Todd Casella at Tcasella@yatescounty.org.

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Title Confidential Secretary to the District Attorney
Salary $37,837 plus benefits
Location Yates County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information

The Yates County District Attorney is seeking to fill the position of confidential secretary to the district attorney beginning on January 1st, 2020. Applicants must be proficient in word processing, excel, and have superior communications skills. Responsibilities include, answering phones, mail, processing and opening criminal cases in the Prosecutor’s Case Management System. Must be comfortable with computer systems and technology and have a willingness to learn and adapt to a digital case management system. Interested individuals must submit a resume, references, and a cover sheet to District Attorney Todd Casella at Tcasella@yatescounty.org.

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Title Assistant District Attorney – St. Lawrence County
Salary $61,542 – 79,181 depending on experience, with full benefit package
Location St. Lawrence County District Attorney
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: $61,542 to $79,181 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 Jill Wilson JiWilson@stlawco.org.

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Schenectady County
Salary $55,000 – $64,000
Location Schenectady County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information

The Schenectady County District Attorney’s Office is seeking to fill an entry level Assistant District Attorney position in our city court bureau. The ideal candidate will be admitted to the New York State Bar and have an interest in criminal law and experience interning or working with a prosecutor’s office.

Please send application material including a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to the attention of the Counsel to the District Attorney Peter H. Willis at 612 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305 or via email at DistrictAttorney@schenectadycounty.com

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Deputy Bureau Chief of Appeals
Salary $110,00 – 140,000
Location Richmond County District Attorney
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POSITION AVAILABLE
ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY
DEPUTY BUREAU CHIEF OF APPEALS
RICHMOND COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY

The men and women of the Richmond County District Attorney’s office work each day in partnership with Law Enforcement and the people of Staten Island to pursue justice for victims of crime, to prevent crime in all its forms, and to promote the safety and well-being of all citizens of our Borough.
THE ROLE
The Richmond County District Attorney’s Office is seeking a full-time admitted Assistant District Attorney (ADA) to serve as the Deputy Bureau Chief in the Appeals Bureau. The Appeals Bureau ensures that properly-obtained convictions are upheld and that no defect in the trial-level proceedings unduly affects either the public or the accused. Under the supervision of the Chief of Appeals, The Deputy Bureau Chief will be responsible for post-conviction litigation, including but not limited to:
* Assist the Bureau Chief in overseeing and managing the day-to-day operations of the Appeals Bureau;
* Assist the Bureau Chief in ensuring that the policies of the District Attorney’s (DA) are implemented;
* Provide guidance and counsel to other ADAs and Bureau Chiefs;
* Assist the Chief of Appeals with the assignments and review of the office’s appellate work and the supervision of its appellate lawyers;
* Direct appeals;
* Post-conviction motions for vacatur or resentencing;
* Federal petitions for writs of habeas corpus relief;
* Other motion practice in the appellate division and court of appeals.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
1. New York Bar admission
2. Must be a New York State resident
PREFERRED SKILLS
* 10 – 20 years of supervisory experience in post-conviction
* Experience with analyzing and implementing legislative changes
* Significant prior appellate experience i.e. research, drafting, filing and arguing of complex and high-profile appellate cases
* Strong analytical, organizational, written and oral communication skills

CIVIL SERVICE TITLE: Assistant District Attorney
SALARY RANGE: $110,000 – $140,000
Commensurate with experience; full NYC benefits package
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 7, 2019, or until filled
TO APPLY: ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH THE NYC JOBS WEBSITE
City Employees – Click here and log in to ESS.

Non-City Employees – Go to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/
* Search for job ID number: 416024
* Click on the job business title: Assistant District Attorney
* Click on “Apply Now” at the bottom of the posting

A writing sample with your cover letter is required.
Only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
The candidate selected for this position must be a resident of the City of New York or become a
resident within 90 days of appointment.
THE RICHMOND COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND A
COPY OF THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAMS IS AVAILABLE IN THE HUMAN CAPITAL DIVISION.
THE DEPARTMENT MAKES AVAILABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR DISABLED APPLICANTS

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Title Felony Prosecutor – Rensselaer County
Salary Commensurate with experience
Location Rensselaer County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information

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 Mary Pat Donnelly, Rensselaer County District Attorney, Rensselaer County Courthouse, 80 Second Street, Third Floor, Troy, New York 12180 or by email at mdonnelly@rensco.com.

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Title Felony DV Prosecutor – Rennselaer County
Salary Commensurate with experience
Location Rensselaer County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information

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 Mary Pat Donnelly, Rensselaer County District Attorney, Rensselaer County Courthouse, 80 Second Street, Third Floor, Troy, New York 12180 or by email at mdonnelly@rensco.com.

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

The Warren County District Attorney’s Office is looking for an assistant district attorney who has a desire to develop their skills with a focus on learning the ethical practice of law. Applicants should have good communication skills and possess the ability to handle research and writing assignments. We are looking for team players who enjoy working hard toward a common goal. If you are interested in being a prosecutor, like the idea of living in the Lake George region, possess a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school and are admitted to practice law in the state of New York or awaiting admission to the bar then we welcome your application.

Our office is located in Lake George, at the foothills of the Adirondacks in an area that is known for its beauty and the vast array of summer and winter activities.

Please submit a copy of your law school transcript, a cover letter, resume, and references.

Apply electronically to: mcdonaldp@warrencountyny.gov
or mail to:
Paulette J. McDonald
Warren County District Attorney’s Office
1340 State Route 9
Lake George, New York 12845
(518) 761-6405

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Title Part Time-Assistant District Attorney/Appellate Attorney
Salary Commensurate with experience but not to exceed $58,000
Location Town of Carmel, Putnam County, New York
Job Information

The Putnam County District Attorney’s Office is seeking a qualified, experienced candidate to join our office in the role of part time assistant district attorney. Part time responsibilities will include being responsible for two local courts per month, and some appellate work. Applicants should expect to be in the office Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11am to 5pm but this schedule can be discussed. Applicants should have a good knowledge of the NYS penal law, criminal procedural law, V&T law, Freedom of Information (F.O.I.L) Law and criminal appellate procedures.

Residency: Must be a Putnam resident or live in an adjoining county, be licensed to practice law in the State of New York, and possess a certificate of good standing from the Appellate Division.

Benefits: Medical benefits are not included. NYS retirements benefits are optional. Paid vacation, sick and holidays.

Please send resume, writing sample, law school transcript and at least two references to Christina Rizzo at chistrina.rizzoZ@putnamcountyny.gov

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Title Assistant District Attorney – Putnam County
Salary TBD/Commensurate with experience
Location Town of Carmel, Putnam County, New York
Job Information

The Putnam County District Attorney’s Office is seeking a qualified, experienced candidate to join our small yet dynamic office in the role of appellate attorney. Applicants must have 3+ years experience practicing criminal law, with a strong preference for prior appellate experience; possess superior research and writing skills; and demonstrate strong interpersonal and professional skills both in and out of the courtroom. Responsibilities will also include responding to FOIL inquiries and handling a local court case load of misdemeanor and felony cases.

Residency: Must be a Putnam resident or live in an adjoining county, be licensed to practice law in the State of New York, and possess a certificate of good standing from the Appellate Division.

Benefits: Full time benefits including health insurance and retirement benefits.

Contact: Please send resume, writing sample, law school transcript, and at least two references to Christina Rizzo at Christina.Rizzo@putnamcountyny.gov

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