Job Details

Principal Attorney

Company name

Mental Hygiene Legal Service

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

USD 107812

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Feb 15,2018

Posted on

Feb 14,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Principal Attorney, JG: 31 Duties: The candidate will serve in a confidential capacity in the Mental Hygiene Legal Services, attorney disciplinary committees, departmental law-guardian offices, or other such units where they research legal questions and issues, organize complex investigations, prepare and present complex cases before administrative tribunals and trial and appellate courts, and perform related duties. Will assist in selecting and training new staff, developing and implementing policies and procedures and in handling day-to-day administrative matters. Work with advisory committees, assist with planning and executing educational programs, assist with resolving administrative problems, and serve as director of a departmental law guardian office. Organizing major investigations, assigning research and supervising the preparation of cases; presenting cases before administrative tribunals and trial courts; drafting correspondence related to case inquiries; researching and analyzing complex legal questions and issues; and interviewing litigants, witnesses and other parties to administrative and judicial proceedings.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification: The candidate should have admission to the New York State Bar and 2+ years of service in the Associate Attorney title; or equivalent legal experience.


Deadline: March 5, 2018.

Additional info

ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 51808 Send resume and a cover letter.

Company info

Kerry Bookstaver
Mental Hygiene Legal Service
27 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 10010

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