Job Details

Civil / Criminal Attorney

Company name

City and County of San Francisco

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Nov 22,2019

Valid Through

Mar 06,2020

Posted on

Jul 21,2017

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 111462 to 195234 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Civil / Criminal Attorney
The candidate will lead Investigative role in all officer involved shootings and in custody deaths and any criminal prosecutions that result. Will investigate and prosecute police misconduct involving fourth and fourteenth amendment criminal violations. Police misconduct is defined as intentional acts by law enforcement officials who misuse their positions to unlawfully deprive individuals of constitutional rights, such as the right to be free from unwarranted assaults, illegal arrests and searches, excessive force and theft of property. Conduct conviction review for complaints of procedural error or factual innocence resulting from internal investigations or outside referrals. Conviction review is intended to identify and correct past errors in convictions. This is done through extrajudicial, fact-based review of secured convictions to investigate plausible allegations of actual innocence. This will include cases discovered through our internal look back process after misconduct allegations are discovered, as well as cases brought externally by individuals. Perform criminal investigations and prosecutions of police misconduct involving fourth and fourteenth amendment criminal violations. Police misconduct is defined as intentional acts by law enforcement officials who misuse their positions to unlawfully deprive individuals of constitutional rights, such as the right to be free from unwarranted assaults, illegal arrests and searches, excessive force and theft of property. Conduct conviction reviews for complaints of procedural error or factual innocence resulting from internal investigations or outside referrals. Conviction review intended to identify and correct past errors in convictions. This will include, but may not be limited to an extrajudicial, fact-based review of secured convictions to investigate plausible allegations of actual innocence. This will include cases discovered through our internal look back process after misconduct allegations are discovered, as well as cases brought externally by individuals. Complete summarize of complete investigative files which are to be provided to both the US Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the California Attorney General’s Office for review and consideration. Attending routine court calendar matters as it relates to IIB charged cases.

Qualification and Experience

Should have 10+ years of progressively responsible experience as a practicing attorney, with emphasis on jury trial and courtroom work or an equivalent, combination of training and experience. Prior experience as a prosecutor in a District Attorney’s Office, an Attorney General’s Office or as a Federal Prosecutor is needed. Prior experience as a criminal defense attorney in a public defender’s office or Federal Public Defender Office is essential. Experience litigating homicide cases is advantageous. Experience in civil rights work is essential. Must have knowledge of: state and federal and municipal codes, laws and ordinances, particularly as applied to civil and criminal laws; legal processes and techniques of courtroom and jury trial work; administrative techniques and methods, particularly as they relate to the activities of the District Attorney's Office. Should have ability to: speak and write effectively in the preparation and presentation of assigned legal cases; exercise considerable judgment and tact in dealing with court officials, juries, law enforcement agencies and other governmental agencies in connection with legal assignments. Completion of an accredited law school is needed. Requires membership in the State Bar Association and license to practice in all state courts is advantageous. 0

Additional info

Recruitment #PEX-8177-071551. Send cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and two letters of reference scanned as one packet.

Company info

Shavaun Tolliver
City and County of San Francisco
Hall of Justice
850 Bryant Street , 322
San Francisco, CA 94103

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