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Criminal Law Attorney in New York City, NY

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Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

Posted on

Jan 07, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Supervisory Attorney
Duties: Monitor and maintain a high standard of representation and client services. Evaluate ACP attorney needs and identify necessary resources to address these needs. Foster and encourage teamwork and communication, reinforce and maintain staff accountability, mentor and train staff, advise and provide assistance to panel attorneys on all cases. Assist with database management. Monitor case activity to ensure attorney adherence to best practices (e.g., occurrence of in-person or video-conference meetings, effective motion practice, robust and timely utilization of experts and investigators.). Attend citywide and statewide coalition meetings, task forces, and working groups for a variety of initiatives. Represent ACP at meetings with community, government, professional associations, and other business entities. Maintain cooperative/supportive relationships roles with relevant personnel in state and city agencies and among community based stakeholders. Oversee recertification programs. Respond to client, community, and staff concerns. Develop staff trainings with the Training/Continuing Education Coordinator across a variety of skill and practice areas. Respond to client, community, staff, and court operational concerns and needs, including, but not limited to, the resolution of court-based issues such as court production of clients, case assignment inequities, attorney tardiness, staffing allocations, etc. Investigate and respond to complaints filed against panel attorneys. Prepare and deliver written and oral presentations to city officials and other key stakeholders.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Admission to the New York State Bar. Must have 4+ years’ experience in criminal law or litigation. Supervisory and management experience preferred. Extensive legal experience combined with being an effective self-starter, possessing both the capacity for independence and the ability to work cooperatively to advance the goals of the ACP. Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of entities from government agencies, other prosecutorial and regulatory bodies, and community organizations. Effective and creative leadership ability with the capacity to work both independently and cooperatively to implement key strategies, evaluate new policies and analyze new legislation.

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