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Entry-level Attorney

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The New York City Law Department

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New York City, NY

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Jan 30,2018

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Jan 11,2018
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Entry-Level Attorney The candidate will join Legal Counsel Division. It work together with senior attorneys in the Division and the Law Department executive staff to advise City agencies, the Mayor and other elected officials with respect to policy initiatives and pending federal, state and local legislation. Assist with drafting and reviewing legislation and local regulations and participate in meetings with City officials, regarding legislation and other projects and initiatives. New attorneys research and write legal memoranda on a wide range of municipal law issues, focusing on areas such as education, health, civil rights, the environment, transportation and the powers and duties of elected officials. This application should be used only by law students graduating between December 2017 and June 2018 and recent law graduates completing judicial clerkships in 2018. Recent law graduates who have judicial clerkships may apply as well for the entry class following the term of their clerkship.

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Stuart D. Smith
Director of Legal Recruitment
The New York City Law Department
100 Church Street
6th Floor,
New York City, NY 10007

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