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Bureau Chief

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Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Sep 01, 2021

Valid Through

Dec 15, 2021

Posted on

Jul 29, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 12 yrs required

Location

Kew Gardens, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Bureau Chief, Domestic Violence Bureau
Duties: Supervising and managing Domestic Violence Bureau management staff, Assistant District Attorneys with varied levels of experience, detectives, and support staff. Presenting regular briefings to the District Attorney. Training Domestic Violence Bureau attorneys in best practices, and helping to enhance job performance including investigatory, trial advocacy, and litigation skills, while reinforcing the highest ethical standards. Managing new case assignments and the allocation of personnel resources. Formulating and approving negotiated pleas, reviewing and authorizing grand jury presentments, and reviewing voted indictments prior to filing. Maintaining a curated caseload of active prosecutions. Overseeing the Domestic Violence Strategic Threat Alert Team, which enhances the prosecution of pre-arrest cases. Interacting with the Queens Family Justice Center partner agencies to address targeted high-risk domestic violence cases. Interfacing with other agencies including NYPD, the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence, Safe Horizon, and the Department of Probation. Conferencing cases as needed with defense counsel and courts. Undertaking any task of a subordinate when necessary to support a domestic violence prosecution.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the New York State Bar in good standing and 12+ years post-J.D. experience. Extensive experience working with victims of domestic violence and conducting a trauma-informed forensic interview. Substantial investigatory and felony jury trial experience, including cases involving domestic violence. Prior experience interacting with agencies involved in Domestic Violence cases including the NYPD Domestic Violence Unit, the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence, and Safe Horizon. Significant experience prosecuting domestic violence cases using evidence-based techniques. Thorough understanding of the doctrine of forfeiture by wrongdoing and its application to domestic violence cases. Prior management experience. Excellent organization and communication skills.

Additional info

ID: 1075. Submit a resume and cover letter.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Queens County District Attorney's Office
80-02 Kew Gardens Rd
Kew Gardens, NY 11415

   

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