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ProfileSupervising Attorney The candidate will supervise a unit or team of staff attorneys with varying degrees of responsibility. Assign, review, revise and prepare opinions/legal documents in all areas of law; assign litigation matters to subordinate attorneys; review/edit court papers; assist staff with developing appropriate litigation strategies. Assist the Executive Agency Counsels of the Unit by taking charge of the advocacy of complex legal issues, and conducting complex litigation or in-depth research in a specialized area. Monitor time and leave of subordinate staff. Evaluate and rate staff job performance Assist the Executive Agency Counsels with management and planning decisions, program counseling and strategies affecting the unit. Conduct staff meetings and/or briefings relevant to legal status of assigned cases; prepare reports with recommendations for managerial decision and action.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must have admission to the New York State Bar; and either "2" or "3" below. Should have 1+ year of satisfactory United States legal experience subsequent to admission to any State Bar; or 6+ months of satisfactory service as an Agency Attorney Interne (30086). Strong oral and written advocacy skills is preferred. Knowledge of proper court room etiquette, family law and civil procedure is a plus.
Job ID: 345751
New York City Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services (HRA/DSS)
4 World Trade Center
150 Greenwich Street, 38th floor
New York City, NY