Job Details

Criminal Defense/Appellate Attorney Appeals Program

Company name

The Hiscock Legal Aid Society

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Dec 11,2018

Posted on

Feb 05,2018

Years of Experience

7-10 yrs required


Syracuse, NY
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Criminal Defense/Appellate Attorney Appeals Program
The candidate will staff a new Appeals Consultation Project. Will serve as an appellate specialist providing support and counsel to trial-level attorneys. Collaborate with trial attorneys to analyze legal issues and develop legal strategy, assist with trial preparation, appear in court for hearings and trials, and provide training on timely legal and forensic issues. The attorney may also carry a small appeals caseload. Must have 7-10 years' experience handling felony-level criminal trials and/or appeals . Excellent analytical, research, writing, oral advocacy, and interpersonal skills are required. Admission to the New York State Bar is required. Should be experienced and talented attorney committed to indigent defense for its Appeals Program.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references.

Company info

Linda Gehron
The Hiscock Legal Aid Society
351 S Warren Street
Syracuse, NY 13202