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Criminal Defense Practice Staff Attorney The candidate will represents clients accused of violating their conditions of release at administrative parole revocation hearings held at the Rikers Island Judicial Center, federal detention facilities, and hospital prison wards throughout New York City. Will be responsible for handling parole revocation at all stages, including preliminary hearings, calendar appearances, discovery practice, negotiations, contested hearings, administrative appeals, and post‐ conviction hearings. Work with unit support staff, paralegals, and investigative staff to provide zealous and effective defense representation. Partner with PRDU social work team to identify and develop mitigation for clients who have mental health and/or substance abuse issues, medical needs, or who are otherwise suitable for alternatives to incarceration. Other duties as assigned. Should have NYS Bar Admission and 3+ years of relevant experience or more. Strong courtroom skill is essential. A background in criminal and/or administrative law or prison-related litigation is particularly relevant. Fluency in Spanish is strongly preferred.
Ref: PRDU #18-32
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