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ProfileAgency Attorney I The candidate will meet 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. Counsel Child Protective caseworkers and agency case planners on issues relating to permanency and well-being of children in foster care. Should have admission to the New York State Bar and 1 year of satisfactory United States legal experience subsequent to admission to any State Bar OR six months of satisfactory service as an Agency Attorney Interne (30086). Must remain member of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment. Application Deadline: May 1, 2018.
Job ID: 340803
New York City Administration For Childrens Services
350 St. Marks Pl.
Staten Island, NY 10301