Job Details

Attorney Civil/Criminal

Company name

San Francisco City Attorney's Office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Apr 29,2019

Valid Through

Aug 12,2019

Posted on

Jul 21,2017

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 111462 to 195234 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Attorney (Civil/Criminal)
Duties : Responsible for the investigation and prosecution of criminal matters involving alleged police misconduct. Performing criminal investigations and prosecutions of police misconduct involving fourth and fourteenth amendment criminal violations. Police misconduct is defined as intentional acts by law enforcement officials who misuse their positions to unlawfully deprive individuals of constitutional rights, such as the right to be free from unwarranted assaults, illegal arrests and searches, excessive force and theft of property. Conducting conviction reviews for complaints of procedural error or factual innocence resulting from internal investigations or outside referrals. Conviction review intended to identify and correct past errors in convictions. This will include an extrajudicial, fact-based review of secured convictions to investigate plausible allegations of actual innocence. This will include cases discovered through our internal look back process after misconduct allegations are discovered, as well as cases brought externally by individuals. Completing summaries of complete investigative files which are to be provided to both the US Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the California Attorney General’s Office for their review and consideration. Trying jury and non-jury criminal cases in the Superior Court; interviews witnesses; conducts and or supervises investigations and writes legal briefs in conjunction with assigned cases and trials. Attending routine court calendar matters as it relates to IIB charged cases.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification: Must have completion of an accredited law school. Should have membership in the State Bar Association and license to practice in all state courts. 10+ years of progressively responsible experience as a practicing attorney, with emphasis on jury trial and courtroom work or an equivalent, combination of training and experience is desired. Prior experience as a prosecutor in a District Attorney’s Office, an Attorney General’s Office or as a Federal Prosecutor is desired. Prior experience as a criminal defense attorney in a public defender’s office or Federal Public Defender Office is desired. Experience litigating homicide cases is desired. Experience in civil rights work is desired.

Send cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and two letters of reference scanned as one packet.

Additional info

Recruitment #PEX-8177-071551

Company info

Shavaun Tolliver
San Francisco City Attorney's Office
City Hall, Room 234
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102

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