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ProfileAttorney Interne The candidate will work closely with Child Protective caseworkers to identify and analyze legal problems and issues. Will draft legal documents, including pleadings, motions and memoranda of law and fact by following generally acceptable legal procedures, forms and techniques in order to meet agency needs, goals and objectives. Represent the agency in Family Court on all aspects of child protective proceedings and other judicial proceedings including juvenile delinquency and Close to Home matters. Interview witnesses and other relevant parties to the litigation to determine admissibility of various types of evidence. Prepare and maintain case files and documents in advance of court appearances. Conduct legal research and regularly review relevant case laws and regulations to support legal opinions. Counsel Child Protective caseworkers and agency case planners on issues relating to permanency and well-being of children in foster care. Should have graduated from an accredited United States law school as defined in the Rules of the New York Court of Appeals (Sections 520.3 or 520.5) or admission to the New York State Bar.
Job ID: 332535
New York City Administration For Childrens Services
350 St. Marks Pl.
Staten Island, NY 10301