Job Details

Lateral Assistant District Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Apr 12, 2021

Valid Through

Jul 26, 2021

Posted on

Aug 04, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required

Location

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Lateral Assistant District Attorney
The candidate will join the office in the Conviction Review Unit of the Post-Conviction Justice Bureau. Will review case files, police files and paperwork, court transcripts, court records, parole minutes, and all other documents connected with or relevant to a criminal prosecution. Interview witnesses, defendants, prosecution and defense attorneys, and relevant experts. Prepare and present motions, responses and oral arguments to the court. Prepare memorandums detailing the crime, prosecution, post-conviction history and the investigation conduct in connection with this unit.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must be admitted to practice law in the State of New York and have 8+ years of legal experience following graduation from an accredited law school with significant employment as a prosecutor and/or criminal defense attorney, or other area of practice concerning criminal law in any jurisdiction. Should have extensive trial and/or investigative experience. Must have a strong working knowledge of criminal procedure and rules of evidence, as well as a strong understanding of the attorney's rules of ethics. Should have demonstrated strong legal writing and oral advocacy skills. Should also have the ability to work with outside agencies such as the NYPD, Department of Corrections, Corporation Counsel and the OCME.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Brooklyn District Attorney's Office
350 Jay Street
16th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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