Attorney Level 1

Full-time 4 views
Company New York City Administration For Childrens Services Location Staten Island, NY, United States

Government

Attorney

USD
72712
Annually

Max 1 yrs required

Full-time

Aug 02, 2022

Nov 15, 2022

Mar 09, 2022

Profile

Agency Attorney 1
Duties: Meet with Child Protective caseworkers to identify and analyze legal problems and issues. Draft legal documents, including pleadings, motions, and memoranda of law and fact by following generally acceptable legal procedures, forms and techniques in order to meet agency needs, goals and objectives. Represent the agency in Family Court on all aspects of child protective proceedings and other judicial proceedings including juvenile delinquency and Close to Home matters. Interview witnesses and other relevant parties to the litigation to determine admissibility of various types of evidence. Prepare and maintain case files and documents in advance of court appearances. Conduct legal research and regularly review relevant case laws and regulations to support legal. Counsel Child Protective caseworkers and agency case planners on issues relating to permanency and well-being of children in foster care.



Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 1. Admission to the New York State Bar; and either 2/3. 2. 1 year of satisfactory United States legal experience subsequent to admission to any state bar; or 3. 6 months of satisfactory service as an Agency Attorney Interne (30086). Must remain Members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment. In addition to meeting the minimum Qualification Requirements: To be assigned to Assignment Level (AL) II, must have 1 year of experience at Assignment Level I or two years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment. To be assigned to AL III, must have 2 years of experience in Assignment Levels I and/or II or three years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment. Preferred Skills: Written and oral communication skills, and knowledge and understanding of New York State child welfare laws, strong analytical thinking skills, and litigation experience.

Salary
USD 72712 Annually

Additional info

Job ID: 499547

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York City Administration For Childrens Services
350 St. Marks Pl.
Staten Island, NY 10301

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