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Attorney in New York City, NY

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Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

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Jan 07, 2021

Years of Experience

5-10 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States
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Senior Counsel
Duties: Leading MOCJ’s case delay reduction efforts. Responsible for gap analysis of case delay challenge under criminal justice reforms and proposal of innovative solution to meet challenges. Convening stakeholders at the citywide and borough level to implement reforms and drive case delay reduction initiatives. Developing and coordinating multi-agency strategies focused on reducing case delay and reducing unnecessary incarceration. Serving as the office’s primary point of contact for system partners engaged in case delay reduction efforts including judges, district attorney’s office, defense providers, and city agencies. Drawing upon lived experience of felony case processing to inform MOCJ’s approach to existing issues and develop innovative solutions; and. Advising on policy issues at the local, state and federal level that affect case delay and reduction of the City’s jail population.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must have 5-10 years of full-time professional experience working in a prosecutorial or criminal defense office in New York City, and a thorough knowledge of the issues facing the New York State and New York City criminal justice systems. This includes, in particular, a familiarity with the criminal justice operations and actors in New York City. Demonstrated operational leadership and success designing and implementing innovative criminal justice programs. Demonstrated project management and problem-solving skills, with ability to design and implement largescale, long-term strategic plans. Ability to provide thought leadership on areas of emerging concern, informed by knowledge of the day-to-day operations of criminal justice processes and the adult and juvenile criminal justice systems in New York City; and. Effective leadership and communication skills, with the capacity to convey credibility with both internal and external stakeholders and advise the Director on office operations and objectives.

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