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Litigation - General Attorney in Brooklyn, NY

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Company name

State of New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division Second Judicial Department

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Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial


Brooklyn, NY

Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

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Attorney The candidate will 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. Providing legal representation to sex offenders in civil commitment proceedings throughout the Second Department. Must have admission to the New York State Bar. Excellent writing skills are required. Prior trial experience is preferred. Deadline: June 20, 2018

Additional info

Announcement no. 52809

Company info

State of New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division Second Judicial Department
Garden City, NY 11530