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Agency Attorney Interne

Company name

New York City Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Valid Through

Oct 24,2019

Posted on

Jul 11,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 57944 to 66636 Annually

Location

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Agency Attorney Interne
The candidate will provide legal guidance, litigation support, and direct representation in state and federal courts and administrative agencies to the Department of Social Services and all DSS program areas to ensure the delivery of social services consistent with federal, state and local laws and regulations. Will represent the interests of the Commissioner of the Department of Social Services in NYS Family Court. litigation to establish paternity and orders of support for children in receipt of public assistance. Appear in estoppel hearings and trials. Seek penalties on violation of support petitions. Works on medical order of support, modification of orders and violations of orders for dependent children in receipt of Medicaid. Provide legal counsel and review with regard to negotiated settlements on outstanding arrears owed to the Commissioner and stipulate to orders of support outside of court based on Office of Child Support. Services initiatives and pilot programs. Perform legal research on basic family law subject matter and drafting standard motions and rebuttals. Draft legal documents, provide legal assistance to OCSS by researching applicable statutes, case law or other material to resolve legal questions/problems, interpret the intent and legal ramifications of laws, rules/regulations related to the delivery of social services. Maintain case files and update notes into Office of Legal Affairs case management system records on case status. Determine the advisability of presenting witnesses, admissibility of types of evidence and matters of legal strategy. Must travel and maybe re-assigned to other boroughs within New York City, as needed. Prior litigation experience is preferred. Prior experience with Child Support or Family Law is preferred.

Closing Date: 07/23/2019

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Ref: 399987.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York City Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services
1 METROTECH
Brooklyn, NY

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