Assistant Corporation Counsel
The candidate will handle the most serious offenses that are referred directly to office or removed to our office from the Youth Part of the Superior Court and assigned to the Major Case Unit (MCU). This includes firearms cases as well as burglaries, robberies, serious assaults and homicides. Will be expected to handle removals from the Youth Part of the Superior Court for both juvenile and adolescent offenders, as well as designated felonies... read more
Criminal Defense Practice Staff Attorney
The candidate will be identifying problems and challenges that our clients experience during incarceration and strategizing solutions. Will be designing and executing civil litigation concerning prison and jail conditions, including factual investigation, identifying legal claims and issues, conducting and analyzing discovery, motion practice, settlement, and trial. Monitoring compliance with existing judgments, and seeking... read more
The candidate to conduct confidential and sensitive investigations into the operations, policies, programs, and practices of the New York City Police Department. Investigations may involve review of police reports and related documentation; interviews with members of the public and law enforcement professionals; gathering and analysis of evidence; and other tactics. Will be expected to assess risk and critically analyze problems and deficiencies rela... read more
The candidate should reflect the full range of racial, ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic identities of the communities we represent, particularly those communities disproportionately impacted by the criminal justice system; Ensure a workplace where diversity and inclusion is fostered and different perspectives are valued and freely exchanged; and Ensure that all staff members feel welcome, respected, and have equal opportunities to thrive and advance within...
Criminal Defense Attorney
The candidate provide additional legal and social work services to parents in immigration, housing, public benefits and criminal defense matters and in 2019, CFR launched a juvenile defense project to bring our holistic model to youth criminally charged in family court. Will be to represent clients in concurrent criminal matters and work collaboratively with legal team at CFR. Comprised of attorneys, social work staff, paralegals and parent advoca...
Designated Felony Assistant Corporation Counsel
The candidate handle major cases in NYC Family Court in Bronx County. This includes firearms cases as well as burglaries, robberies, serious assaults and homicides. As part of the Raise the Age initiative, this attorney will be expected to handle removals from the Youth Part of the Superior Court for both juvenile and adolescent offenders, as well as designated felonies that originate in Family Court. Would be expected to par...
Commercial Litigation and Criminal Defense Associate
Candidate must have: JD Degree with admission to New York Bar. 2-3 years of litigation experience. Criminal defense experience. Excellent writing skills. Ability to shift gears between multiple matters. Great organizational skills. Comprehensive knowledge of the CPLR, RPAPL, RPL, familiarity with recent case law. Exudes confidence in courtroom appearances. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines in a timely...
The candidate should have a J.D. and/or LL.M. degree from a well-known and accredited law school. Must be a practicing lawyer with 5+ years of practice experience. Practice experience in financial, criminal, real estate, immigration services, civil law, or related fields needed. Large firm experience is preferred.
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Senior Staff Associate
Duties: Oversee the collecting, coding and analyzing of administrative, qualitative and quantitative data. Will involve structured survey interviewing, and semi-structured qualitative interviews, analysis of interview data, and working with agencies for the transfer of administrative data files. Initiate drafting, reviewing and completing written reports based on data analyses. Lead and participate in field work. Direct promotion and dissemination of...
Staff Attorneys: Fall 2020
Responsibilities: Representing poor people convicted of felonies in Manhattan and the Bronx on direct appeal in the Appellate Division and the Court of Appeals; in post-conviction motions and hearings; in hearings to determine classification level pursuant to the Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA); and in federal habeas corpus challenges to state court convictions; Extensive researching and writing of appellate briefs; Case conferencing, strate...
Special Assistant Attorney General
The candidate work for Division of Criminal Justice. Direct complex civil fraud investigations in the healthcare industry, utilizing the New York State False Claims Act, Social Services Law §145-b, and the Executive Law, and to handle asset forfeiture actions and other matters involving civil remedies. Many of our actions involve coordination with other state and federal anti-fraud agencies resulting in large-scale recoveries. Should hav...
Assistant Counsel, Forensic Laboratories
Duties: Prepare documents when needed related to Forensic Biology, Forensic Toxicology and Pathology files that are subject to the new discovery rules, which would include research and preparations of briefs, motions, legal opinions, memoranda and other legal papers. Process electronic raw data requests. Represent OCME at pre-trial conferences with both the defense and prosecution regarding adherence to the new discovery law. Review...
Coordinator, Criminal Defense Initiatives
The candidate will assist the Deputy Director of Research-Practice Strategies in overseeing the Sixth Amendment Initiative, which marries research and practice (e.g., data-driven approaches to justice system reform). Coordinate technical assistance to sites focused on the right to counsel and constitutional provisions under the 6th Amendment. Manage a portfolio of multiple partner jurisdictions engaged in reform efforts, including ...