Title: Assistant District Attorney Fall 2024
ID: 902 - 2023414
Department: Various Bureaus
Functional Title: Assistant District Attorney
Campaign Start Date: 05/25/2022
Salary Range: $73,579/$75,121
# of openings: 70
The Bronx District Attorney is committed to serving the over 1.4 million members of the Bronx County community through the Office’s groundbreaking mission of “Pursuing Justice with Integrity” by fulfilling our duty to victims and providing fairness to defendants. We are looking for a diverse staff that reflects the community we serve, and currently seeking candidates for the position of entry level Assistant District Attorney commencing in the Fall of 2024. Assistant District Attorneys are given considerable responsibility early in their careers. Once proficient, Assistant District Attorneys handle serious and complex cases. Assistant District Attorneys are required to abide by a commitment of three years of initial service to the Office of the District Attorney. Assistant District Attorneys are routinely required to perform evening, night, weekend and holiday assignments and to respond, on a 24 - hour basis, to crime scenes, police precincts and booking facilities.
- Required: U.S. Citizenship as of first day of employment
- Required: New York State residency, as of first day of employment
- Required: JD class of 2024 or Recent law school graduate admitted to New York State Bar
- Required: Sit for first available UBE after graduation from law school
- Required: Sit for first or second MPRE and NYLE available after graduation from law school or sooner
- Required: Commitment of three years of initial service
- Demonstrated interest in public service and criminal law.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
Salary: $73,579 non-admitted; $75,121 admitted.
**Loan Forgiveness: The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with DCWP qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program's other requirements. Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements: https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service.
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.