Job Details

Lateral Assistant District Attorney Law Enforcement Accountability Bureau

Company name

Brooklyn District Attorney's Office

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Oct 12,2019

Valid Through

Jan 25,2020

Posted on

Jun 10,2019

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required


Brooklyn, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Civil Rights >> Civil Rights
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Lateral Assistant District Attorney - Law Enforcement Accountability Bureau
The candidate will review charge files and recommend the initiation of litigation. Will conduct discovery for litigation in criminal and State Supreme court. Prepare and present motions, responses and oral arguments to the courts. Prepare pretrial and post-trial briefs and materials. Provide formal and informal legal advice and memoranda to agency personnel. Conduct all facets of trials in criminal and State Supreme courts. Ride (go out to the scene/precinct to enhance cases) on cases with the NYPD to report to crime scenes in the event of an arrest to take statements from suspects and witnesses of the case, participate in any lineups that are necessary and draw up search warrant applications as needed.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should be admitted to practice law in the State of New York. Must have 5-7 year of legal experience following graduation from an accredited law school preferably in a substantive area of the enforcement, related civil rights litigation, or general litigation in federal and/or state courts. Should have litigation experience including a record of jury trials and a working knowledge of criminal procedure and rules of evidence. Must have demonstrated strong legal writing and oral advocacy skills. Should have some litigation experience preferably with a record of jury trials. Solid knowledge of criminal procedure, search and seizure law, and evidence is required. Should have a proven record of conducting long-term, proactive investigations and the ability to work with outside agencies such as the NYPD. Wiretap and appellate experience is a plus.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Brooklyn District Attorney's Office
350 Jay Street
16th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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