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Associate Court Attorney

Company name

New York State Supreme Court Civil Branch

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2018

Posted on

Jun 10,2018

Salary

USD 104190 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Jamaica, NY
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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ASSOCIATE COURT ATTORNEY Duties: Research and analyze complex legal issues and questions raised in civil and criminal cases heard in trial courts or on appeal to certain County Courts and may be responsible for supervision of court attorneys and support staff who are located in one or more courts situated throughout a county, judicial district, or department. Serve in a confidential capacity and work with substantial independence from supervision in units located in the Court of Claims or special parts in the Supreme Court or in County, District, Family, and Surrogate`s Courts in counties entirely within cities or in counties that have populations exceeding 400K. Researching and analyzing legal questions and issues; writing confidential legal memoranda; drafting confidential opinions; and conferring with lawyers on unusual or complex proceedings and reviewing legal documents filed in connection with such proceedings. Candidates should possess excellent writing skills, ability to draft legally sufficient drafts/decisions in an expedited manner and ability to work in a high volume department.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to the New York State Bar and 5 years of relevant legal experience, including up to 18 months of pre-admission experience. Should possess excellent writing skills, ability to draft legally sufficient drafts/decisions in an expedited manner and ability to work in a high volume department.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED OR RECEIVED BY: June 26, 2018

Additional info

ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 27803. Send resume, three references with contact information and cover letter

Company info

TAMARA KERSH
CHIEF CLERK VII
New York State Supreme Court Civil Branch
88-11 SUTPHIN BOULEVARD
Jamaica, NY 11435

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