Closing Date: 22nd June, 2023


Minimum Qualifications:
Admission to the New York State Bar and One year of service in the Principal Appellate Court Attorney title; or Equivalent legal experience.

Duties Description:
Assistant Deputy Chief Appellate Court Attorneys serve in a confidential capacity and are responsible for assisting in administering the operations of Appellate Division Law Departments. Assistant Deputy Chief Appellate Court Attorneys are assigned to assist in supervision of appellate court attorney personnel. They research and analyze complex legal issues and questions on appeal from courts of general jurisdiction and also perform other related duties.

Additional Comments:
The Assistant Deputy Chief Appellate Court Attorney assigned to oversee the Civil Appeals Mediation Program (CAMP) and the Mandatory Civil Appeals Mediation Program (MCAMP) of the Appellate Division, Second Department shall be responsible for ensuring the efficient and robust operation of these programs. The duties shall include, but are not limited to, overseeing the administration of CAMP and MCAMP, liaising with the Law Department to efficiently and systematically organize and screen pending appeals and original proceedings for inclusion in the respective programs, communicating with Special Referees, Special Masters, and counsel in relation to matters sent for mediation, developing and implementing ideas and methods to improve upon and expand the Court's already successful mediation programs, including identifying areas of synergy between the programs, and supervising clerical staff in preparing and transmitting notices of reference. The successful candidate will also be responsible for coordinating Continuing Legal Education for staff attorneys by, among other things, identifying topics and presenters, coordinating syllabi, and scheduling programs, as well as working on Special Projects for the Presiding Justice and the Clerk of the Court. These duties require strong people skills, management experience, the ability to clearly express oneself, both orally and in writing, knowledge of multiple areas of law in civil practice, and familiarity with appellate practice and procedure. Mediation experience preferred.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.