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Associate Counsel

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

Valid Through

Aug 17, 2021

Posted on

Jan 07, 2021

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Associate Counsel, Legal (3)
The candidate under the supervision of the Senior Counsel, the Associate Counsel will assist in all legal and policy matters that affect MOCJ. S/he must have extensive legal experience and be an effective self-starter, possessing both the capacity for independence and the ability to work cooperatively to advance the goals of the administration. Responsibilities include: Analyzing the wide spectrum of legal issues affecting the office and thinking creatively about how to address those issues; Assisting in signature criminal justice projects including Project Fast Track and other crime fighting initiatives; Working with the Police Department, the New York City District Attorneys and the Courts to address any programmatic and policy issues; Analyzing legislation and developing policy positions in response to proposed legislation; Drafting, negotiating, and reviewing contractual agreements; and Partnering with City agencies and outside entities in order to implement MOCJ’s policy goals, including drafting and negotiating Memoranda of Understanding. Should have JD from an accredited educational institution, plus three (3) to ten (10) years of full-time professional experience as an attorney admitted to the bar in NY State. Experience related to criminal justice issues is preferred. Must have excellent organizational, time-management, and multi-tasking skills, including the ability to take initiative, problem solve, balance competing priorities, work independently and with teams in a fastpaced environment, pay close attention to detail, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure. Should have extensive legal experience combined with being an effective self-starter, possessing both the capacity for independence and the ability to work cooperatively to advance the goals of the administration.

Additional info

Submit: cover letter; resume and three references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) New York City
253 Broadway
New York City, NY 10007

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