Job Details

Attorney (civil/criminal)

Company name

San Francisco Office of the District Attorney

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 21,2019

Valid Through

Feb 03,2020

Posted on

Jul 20,2017

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 111462 to 195234 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Attorney (Civil/Criminal)
Duties : Lead Investigative role in all officer involved shootings and in custody deaths and any criminal prosecutions that result. Investigate and prosecute police misconduct involving fourth and fourteenth amendment criminal violations. Police misconduct is defined as intentional acts by law enforcement officials who misuse their positions to unlawfully deprive individuals of constitutional rights, such as the right to be free from unwarranted assaults, illegal arrests and searches, excessive force and theft of property, and Conduct conviction review for complaints of procedural error or factual innocence resulting from internal investigations or outside referrals. Conviction review is intended to identify and correct past errors in convictions. This is done through extrajudicial, fact-based review of secured convictions to investigate plausible allegations of actual innocence. This will include cases discovered through our internal look back process after misconduct allegations are discovered, as well as cases brought externally by individuals. Tasked with independently investigating these cases and remedying any errors. Under the supervision of the IIB Managing Attorney, the Trial Attorney will be responsible for the investigation and prosecution of criminal matters involving alleged police misconduct. Performing criminal investigations and prosecutions of police misconduct involving fourth and fourteenth amendment criminal violations. Police misconduct is defined as intentional acts by law enforcement officials who misuse their positions to unlawfully deprive individuals of constitutional rights, such as the right to be free from unwarranted assaults, illegal arrests and searches, excessive force and theft of property. Conducting conviction reviews for complaints of procedural error or factual innocence resulting from internal investigations or outside referrals. Conviction review intended to identify and correct past errors in convictions. This will include to an extrajudicial, fact-based review of secured convictions to investigate plausible allegations of actual innocence. Cases discovered through our internal look back process after misconduct allegations are discovered, as well as cases brought externally by individuals. Completing summaries of complete investigative files which are to be provided to both the US Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the California Attorney General’s Office for their review and consideration. Trying jury and non-jury criminal cases in the Superior Court; interviews witnesses; conducts and or supervises investigations and writes legal briefs in conjunction with assigned cases and trials. Attending routine court calendar matters as it relates to IIB charged cases.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : Must have membership in the State Bar Association and license to practice in all state courts. Must have 10 years of progressively responsible experience as a practicing attorney, with emphasis on jury trial and courtroom work or an equivalent, combination of training and experience. Prior experience as a prosecutor in a District Attorney’s Office, an Attorney General’s Office or as a Federal Prosecutor is required. Prior experience as a criminal defense attorney in a public defender’s office or Federal Public Defender Office is required. Experience litigating homicide cases is required. Experience in civil rights work is required. : Requires comprehensive knowledge of: state and federal and municipal codes, laws and ordinances, particularly as applied to civil and criminal laws; legal processes and techniques of courtroom and jury trial work; administrative techniques and methods, particularly as they relate to the activities of the District Attorney's Office.

Additional info

Recruitment #PEX-8177-071551

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
San Francisco Office of the District Attorney
Hall of Justice
850 Bryant Street , Room 325
San Francisco, CA 94103

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