Job Details

Legislative Counsel (justice System)

Company name

The New York City Council

Organization Type


Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Apr 03,2018

Posted on

Apr 02,2018
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legislative Counsel (Justice System) The candidate should have experience in the field of criminal justice to serve as Counsel within the Legislative Divisions. Responsibilities will include drafting legislation, reviewing and analyzing legal and policy issues, preparing and organizing committee hearings, and drafting committee and oversight reports. Must possess superior writing, research, and analytical skills, strong communication and organizational abilities, and excellent academic credentials. The right candidate will be hard working, committed to public interest work, detail-oriented, able to manage multiple projects while working under tight deadlines, enthusiastic, client-oriented, and a team player. Familiarity with New York City Government is a plus. Should be admitted to the New York State Bar or have recently passed the Bar examination. Should have experience working as a prosecutor or defense attorney, or in fields related to criminal justice reform, policing, or corrections. Must have working knowledge of New York State Penal Law and Criminal Procedure Law.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, and writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The New York City Council
250 Broadway
16th Floor
New York City, NY 10007
Fax: 212-791-5266

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