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Entry-level Attorney Program

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Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Location

New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Sep 13,2017

Posted on

Aug 02,2016
Practice Area
Workers Compensation >> Workers Compensation
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Entry-level Attorney Program The candidate will work in the Workers' Compensation division that represents the City and related entities at nearly 15,000 hearings, trials, and appeals before the New York State Workers' Compensation Board in each year. Will assume substantial responsibility from the day they are employed. Acquire a broad range of medical knowledge and obtain excellent experience by regularly cross-examining medical and lay witnesses. Will have the opportunity to learn about a broad array of medical issues while developing their trial skills. Law students graduating between December 2016 and June 2017 and recent law graduates completing judicial clerkships in 2017 will be considered. Should have demonstrated achievement in moot court, trial advocacy, or journal work, and have a demonstrable commitment to public interest and public sector work. Should have NY Bar admission or take the first available New York State Bar examination following graduation.

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Apply online and submit cover letter and resume. Law school transcripts (official or non-official), writing samples, and a list of 3 references may be requested at a later date.

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