Job Details

Juvenile Rights Practice Assistant Attorneyincharge

Company name

Legal Aid Society of New York

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Valid Through

Nov 27,2019

Posted on

Aug 14,2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Jamaica, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Juvenile Rights Practice Assistant Attorney-in-Charge
The candidate should have a demonstrated commitment to addressing fundamental issues of child welfare and juvenile justice within an interdisciplinary model of representation and an interest in creative approaches to management and staff development. Will work closely with the borough Attorney-in-Charge in the overall administration of the office. Together with the Borough Attorney-in-Charge, provide legal and managerial leadership for the Juvenile Rights Practice in the assigned Trial Office. Monitor and maintain high standard of representation and client service. Respond to client, community and staff concerns. Evaluate office needs and identify necessary resources to address the needs. Analyze legal issues, develop legal strategy and supervise its implementation. Foster and encourage teamwork and communication. Reinforce and maintain staff accountability. Develop skills and knowledge of staff members. Evaluate conflicting demands and prioritize workload. Represent the Juvenile Rights Practice and Legal Aid in the community. Other duties as assigned. Should have Admission to the New York State Bar. Should have 3+ years of legal practice in family and/or juvenile law. Substantial litigation experience required. Supervisory experience preferred.

Additional info


Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Society of New York
Queens County Family Court House
151-20 Jamaica Avenue, Room A480-484
Jamaica, NY 11432

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