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Litigation - General/Commercial Attorney / Public Interest Law Attorney in Rochester, NY

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Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

Posted on

Oct 13, 2020

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 61909 to 79837 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Rochester, NY, United States
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Public Defender Assistant Grade II
The candidate will be responsible for legal representation of indigent persons entitled to public defense. Employees are assigned to three areas of defense: family, appellate and criminal court. Duties involve investigating and preparing court cases, preparing appeals for defendants for whom appeals seem advisable, interviewing clients and related persons, and appearing in court on a regular basis. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of a Special Assistant Public Defender or other higher level staff member. Does related work as required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must be an attorney duly licensed to practice law in the State of New York and admitted to practice in all courts within the scope of the plan. Must have an ability to work with the judges, lawyers, court administrators, other persons within the court system, and court officials. Must be required to pass a pre-employment drug test, along with a background investigation. Must possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position. Must be a resident of Monroe County at the time of appointment.

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