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Special Education Unit Attorney Intern CSE

Company name

The New York City Department of Education

Organization Type

Academic

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 08,2019

Valid Through

Aug 21,2019

Posted on

Sep 28,2017

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Education >> Education
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Special Education Unit Attorney Intern, CSE
The candidate will Perform legal research assigned by Team Leaders, including review of legal cases, opinions, decisions, and abstract salient points and references. Will assist in preparing legal arguments and documents, such as memoranda, motions, pleadings, briefs, subpoenas, etc. Review transcripts and exhibits from administrative proceedings to assist Agency Attorneys. May attend impartial hearings alongside Agency Attorneys. Work with Agency Attorneys on different phases of settlement process including: investigating claims filed by parents, including interviewing potential witnesses, conferring with other attorneys, consulting with specialists, etc.; review of settlement documents submitted by the Parent; researching state and federal case law; drafting memoranda for submission to the New York City Comptroller’s Office for settlement authority for proposed settlement; coordinating and monitoring the implementation of stipulated agreements; and performing research in connection with claims for attorney’s fees submitted by opposing counsel. Graduation from an accredited United States law school as defined in the Rules of the New York Court of Appeals (Sections 520.3 or 520.5) or admission to the New York State Bar is needed. Excellent communication and interpersonal skill is needed. Ability to understand provisions of applicable laws and regulation is advantageous.

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Tracking Code: 12700

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The New York City Department of Education
52 Chambers Street
New York City, NY 10007

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