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Litigation Training: Assistant District Attorney

Litigation Training: Assistant District Attorney

  1. BRONX DISTRICT ATTORNEY
Posted on: 02/10/2024
  1. Full-time

Location

BRONX

  1. No exam required

Department

Assistant District Attorney

$88,000.00 – $175,000.00

Job Description

The Bronx County District Attorney’s Office seeks well-qualified staff whose diverse backgrounds contribute to serve the 1.4 million members of the Bronx County community and to pursue a safer Bronx through fair justice. We are seeking to hire an Assistant District Attorney to serve as a Staff Attorney in the Litigation Training Bureau.



JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work directly with the Chief and Bureau management in maintaining Office resources including the materials on Training Library and the digital video library;

Work directly with the Chief and Bureau management on research projects and the generation of memorandum, including the Recent Case Law memorandum;

Work directly with the Chief and Bureau management in investigating and recruiting outside talent for the purposes of training in specific areas of concern;

Work directly with the Chief and Bureau management to develop academic programming involving the Bronx District Attorney’s Office at local academic institutions;

Update legal materials and lecture as needed on legal topics for the Orientation Training Program and at trial training programs for misdemeanor and felony level Assistant District Attorneys;

Update legal materials and lecture as needed on legal topics at Continuing Legal Education programs for staff in the areas of ethics and professionalism, law practice management, skills and professional practice, and more;

Calculate appropriate Continuing Legal Education credit hours for programs presented;

Maintain compliance with the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board requirements;

Ensure compliance with Office best practices;

Assist in bureau logistics including in the areas of attendance, training and development;

Represent the Office at designated outside events ;

Update legal materials and lecture as needed on legal topics for summer interns;

Update legal materials and lecture as needed on legal topics mentorship programming;

Perform all other related duties and projects as designated.


Minimum Qualifications

A Juris Doctorate degree and member in good standing of N.Y. State bar;

Minimum of 5 years trial and/or appellate experience;

U.S. citizenship and New York State residency are required as of the first day of employment.;

Firm knowledge of and experience with New York’s Penal Law and Criminal Procedures Law.

Teaching and lecture experience not required but a plus.

Exemplary ability to exercise good judgment and strong ethics.

Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of information.

Excellent people skills and demeanor.

Strong interpersonal, organizational, planning, and communications skills that build and sustain effective working relationships at all levels of the Office; and

Ability to think creatively and work collaboratively with personnel at all levels of the Office.


Public Service Loan Forgiveness

As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at https://studentaid.gov/pslf/.
Residency Requirement

New York State Residency is REQUIRED on the first day of employment.
Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

Job ID

626637

Title code

30114

Civil service title

ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY (S

Title classification

Exempt-4

Business title

Litigation Training: Assistant District Attorney

Posted until

2025-02-08

  1. Experienced (non-manager)

Number of positions

1

Work location

198 E161St Street Bronx N.Y.

  1. Legal Affairs
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