Job Details

Attorney Interne

Company name

New York City Administration For Childrens Services

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Jun 06, 2021

Posted on

Feb 21, 2021

Salary

USD 71757 Annually

Location

Bronx, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Attorney Interne
The candidate will work closely with Child Protective caseworkers to identify and analyze legal problems and issues. Will draft legal documents, including pleadings, motions and memoranda of law and fact by following generally acceptable legal procedures, forms and techniques in order to meet agency needs, goals and objectives. Represent the agency in Family Court on all aspects of child protective proceedings and other judicial proceedings including juvenile delinquency and Close to Home matters. Interview witnesses and other relevant parties to the litigation to determine admissibility of various types of evidence. Prepare and maintain case files and documents in advance of court appearances. Conduct legal research and regularly review relevant case laws and regulations to support legal opinions. Counsel Child Protective caseworkers and agency case planners on issues relating to permanency and well-being of children in foster care. Graduation from an accredited US law school as defined in the Rules of the New York Court of Appeals (Sections 520.3 or 520.5) or admission to the New York State Bar is required. Should preferably have excellent written and oral communication skills, and knowledge and understanding of New York State child welfare laws.

Application Deadline: March 12, 2021.

Additional info

Job ID: 457540

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York City Administration For Childrens Services
900 Sheridan Avenue
Bronx, NY 10451

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