Job Details

Criminal Law Attorney in Brooklyn, NY

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Company name

Legal Aid Society of New York

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Criminal Law

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Brooklyn, NY

Date Last Verified

Feb 09,2018

Posted on

Feb 07,2018

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Criminal Defense Practice Supervising Attorney The candidate will be responsible for: observing hearings and trials, training new lawyers and law students, second-chairing hearings and trials, and evaluating client services. Should have New York State Bar admission (or ability to waive into New York State from another jurisdiction). Must have 5+ years of demonstrated commitment to public defense, social and racial justice, and equity. Experience as a first chair in felony hearings and trials is required. Knowledge of felony sentencing, mitigation, and alternatives to detention and incarceration is needed. Should have experience with direct and cross examination of expert witnesses. Knowledge of relevant New York State laws including evidence laws, criminal and constitutional laws, statutory interpretation, and ethical principles contained in the Rules of Professional Conduct essential. Application Deadline: February 22, 2018.

Additional info

Ref. #17-335

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Society of New York
120 Schermerhorn
Room 403E
Brooklyn, NY 11201