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ProfileAttorney The candidate will serve in a confidential capacity and research legal questions and issues, prepare cases for administrative proceedings and litigation in the courts, and perform other related duties. Will provide legal research and advocacy services in the Mental Hygiene Legal Services, attorney disciplinary committees, 18B panel administration, or other such units. Provide legal assistance and advocacy on behalf of individuals with a mental disability, or those alleged to have a mental disability, across a variety of settings; negotiate on behalf of psychiatric patients with doctors and hospital administration with respect to admission, retention, and related care and treatment matters; present cases before administrative, trial and appellate courts and tribunals; interview litigants, witnesses and other parties to administrative and judicial proceedings; serve as counsel or court evaluator in MHL Article 81 and SCPA 17-A guardianship proceedings; provide legal representation to persons subject to the Sex Offender Management and Treatment Act (MHL Article 10); research and analyze legal questions and issues. Prepare confidential legal memoranda, court papers and briefs for administrative, trial and appellate proceedings; organize or oversee investigations of abuse and neglect cases; prepare administrative reports; assist with or supervise special projects. Provide legal representation to sex offenders in civil commitment proceedings throughout the Second Department. Excellent writing skills are required. Prior trial experience is preferred. Should have admission to the New York State Bar. Must have a valid driver's license.
State of New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division Second Judicial Department
600 OLD COUNTRY ROAD,
Garden City, NY 11530