A City Government Office is staffed by lawyers from the five District Attorney Offices and the successful applicant will be hired as an Assistant District Attorney by one of the elected District Attorneys and assigned to A City Government Office. We are currently seeking attorneys with 2+ years of experience to join our team.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Prosecute felony criminal cases from inception through final disposition
  • Work with the NYPD and communities to investigate and effectively address persistent felony drug activity and associated violence
  • Conduct hearings and trials in New York State Supreme Court
  • Conduct investigations into low to mid-level narcotics trafficking organizations by working collaboratively with law enforcement partners
  • Present cases to Special Narcotics Grand Juries
  • Research and respond clearly and effectively (oral/written) to complex legal issues during motion practice.
  • Conduct search warrant duty, surety hearings and calendar call in court parts
  • Work effectively and efficiently to further office goals of decreasing demand for narcotics by raising public awareness and facilitating treatment for those with substance use issues where consistent with public safety

  • Juris Doctor degree
  • Minimum of two (2) years of litigation experience
  • US Citizenship and New York State Residency
  • Member in good standing of the NY State Bar
  • Commitment to the fair and ethical administration of justice and ability to exercise prosecutor's role with sound judgment and professionalism
  • Strong written, interpersonal, communication and advocacy skills
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced work environment and handle a high volume of cases and investigations
  • Ability to work nights, holidays and weekends as needed

Public SVC Loan Forgiveness:
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