* NYS bar admission
* Must be qualified to handle Misdemeanor and Felony cases and have hearing and trial experience
* Must possess a thorough knowledge of the criminal procedure law and of the possible civil and administrative collateral sanctions arising from convictions
* Ability to work well with court personnel and participate in group policy decision making while protecting the rights of our clients zealously
* Family Court Training will be arranged so that the attorney is familiar with issues such as custody, support, and visitation and applicable statutes and procedures
* Willing to attend relevant training sessions in order to prepare for the position
Only PDF documents will be accepted. If your document is not a PDF, your application will not be processed. Applications submitted without all the required materials will not be processed.
OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
The leadership of The Legal Aid Society is committed to a work culture of zealous advocacy, respect, diversity and inclusion, client-oriented defense, access to justice and excellent representation. We are dedicated to building a strong professional relationship with each of our clients, to understanding their diverse circumstances, and to meeting their needs. Our ability to achieve these goals depends on the efforts of all of us.
The Legal Aid Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer -- women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ communities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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