General Counsel, The New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence The New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV), the only state cabinet level agency in the nation dedicated to the response to and prevention of domestic violence, is seeking a General Counsel. OPDV advises the governor and legislature on policies and practices; trains NYS professionals from all areas about domestic violence; and serves as a leader and resource regarding the issue of domestic violence by disseminating regular public awareness materials, distributing local assistance funds, and highlighting best practices in the field. Counsel at OPDV, under the supervision of the Executive Director, serves as the primary legal advisor to the office and chief liaison with Governor's Counsel's office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: drafting and developing legislative agenda; providing technical assistance to courts, prosecutors and law enforcement; coordinating efforts to develop and implement the New York State Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team; advising on statewide policy initiatives; ensuring compliance with ethical mandates; and handling a wide range of counsel obligations. Counsel also supervises the offices' legislative, criminal justice and community coordination initiatives.
Executive Director, New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence The New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV), the only state cabinet level agency in the nation dedicated to the response to and prevention of domestic violence is seeking a dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial leader. The Executive Director will work directly with the Governor's Deputy Secretary for Public Safety. OPDV advises the governor and legislature on policies and practices; trains NYS professionals from all areas about domestic violence; and serves as a leader and a resource regarding the issue of domestic violence by disseminating regular public awareness materials, distributes local assistance funds, and highlighting best practices in the field. The Executive Director will be responsible for numerous activities, including but not limited to: raising and setting a high bar of consistent practice across the State through the development, implementation and evaluation of statewide policies related to domestic violence; management of the activities of the New York State Domestic Violence Advisory Council and Fatality Review Team; preparation of reports to the governor and legislature; as well as leading a staff of 27 professionals and overseeing the preparation and implementation of an annual budget of nearly $3.5 million.
National Association of the Attorney General Program Counsel-The National Association of Attorney General (NAAG) has an opening for the position of Program Counsel. The NAGTRI Program Counsel is responsible for initiating, coordinating, and executing NAGTRI trainings, conducting research, and producing research deliverables. The Counsel has a broad range of responsibilities, including creating new trainings, improving existing trainings, serving as an instructor at trainings, researching relevant and timely topics, and writing and editing publications related to those topics. The Counsel will also be responsible for serving as an in-house expert on topics as assigned that match the professional expertise of the Counsel. Additionally, Counsel will serve as liaison to various NAAG committees as assigned. Innovativeness, creativity, initiative, follow-through, attention to detail, and collegiality are the hallmarks qualities expected of those holding this position. Periods of heavy travel are inherent to this position.
Evidence Acquisition Specialist-The New York City Law Department is seeking an Evidence Acquisition Specialist in Litigation Support. The Department is one of the largest law offices in New York City and one of the largest public law offices in the country. The Department's 650 lawyers handle more than 90,000 cases and transactions each year. The Department's attorneys represent the City on a vast array of civil litigation and in the criminal prosecution of juveniles. The Department also counsels the Mayor, elected officials, the City and all its agencies.
Deputy Chief –Commercial and Real Estate Division-The New York City Law Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Chief of the Commercial and Real Estate Litigation Division. This division represents the City and City-funded public agencies in litigation relating to public contracts and real estate issues before state and federal courts and administrative tribunals. The two Deputy Chiefs assist the Chief in the management, administration and oversight of the work of the approximately 40 attorneys and 15 professional support staff of the Division. In addition, the Chief and Deputy Chiefs also advise Mayoral agencies on commercial, municipal procurement and real estate matters. The ideal candidate would have experience litigating in the areas of construction, contract, procurement, real estate and/or other commercial matters, together with a history of successful supervision and management of attorneys and legal support professionals, excellent oral and written communication skills and good inter-personal skills.
Juvenile Delinquency Prosecution Attorney - Staten Island Family Court Division, New York City Law Department-The Family Court Division of the New York City Law Department is seeking an attorney for its Juvenile Delinquency Prosecution Unit in the borough of Staten Island. Attorneys in this unit are assigned delinquency cases which are handled from investigation through trial. The delinquency staff attorneys appear daily before New York City Family Court Judges. They conduct trials involving juveniles who are charged with having violated the New York State Penal Law. They also conduct dispositional hearings with the goals of advancing the needs and best interests of the juveniles while protecting the community. Duties include: investigating cases; interviewing victims and witnesses; making and responding to pre-trial motions; conducting arraignments, suppression hearings, trials and dispositional hearings. ...EOE (March 28, 2013)
Trial Attorney - Tort Division, New York City Law Department-The Tort Division of the New York City Law Department seeks an experienced trial attorney to handle back-to-back personal injury trials in its Bronx, Brooklyn, or Manhattan offices. The subject matter ranges from trip-and-fall cases to complex multi-defendant motor vehicle accident/roadway design cases and alleged police misconduct cases. The successful candidate should have substantial State court trial experience, significant experience in personal injury litigation, and excellent oral and written communication skills. Salary is commensurate with experience...EOE (March 25, 2013)
Deputy Chief, Labor and Employment Division, New York City Law Department- The New York City Law Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Chief of the Labor and Employment Law Division. This 47 attorney division represents the City in litigation arising out of the City's role as the employer of more than a quarter-million workers. Representing the City in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies, the division's attorneys encounter a wide range of employment issues in both individual and class actions. Issues litigated by the division include claims concerning free speech rights of municipal employees, claims of discrimination and retaliation under Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA and the State and City Human Rights Laws, allegations of violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act, claims under the Equal Pay Act, as well as claims brought by both individual City employees and unions based on collective bargaining agreements and the Civil Service Law. The Division's Deputy Chiefs assist the Division Chief in the management, supervision and training of the Division's legal and support staff. The Deputy Chiefs also assist with advising our institutional clients concerning matters within the Division's expertise along with other projects of importance to the Division..EOE.(March 1, 2013)
LIVINGSTON COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEYS OFFICE- The Livingston County District Attorneys Office is looking for a felony-level attorney with at least 3 years experience, salary based on experience. For confidential inquires or to apply, please send resume and letter of interest to:
Livingston County District Attorneys Office
2 Court Street
Geneseo, New York 14454
Attn: Gregory J. McCaffrey, District Attorney
Application deadline is December 28, 2012.
Chief, Commercial and Real Estate Litigation Division, New York City Law Department- The New York City Law Department is seeking applications for the position of Chief of its Commercial and Real Estate Litigation Division. This division represents the City and City-funded public agencies in litigation relating to public contracts and real estate issues before state and federal courts and administrative tribunals. The Chief oversees the work of the division, managing approximately 40 attorneys and 15 professional support staff, with responsibility for all active litigation matters in these practice areas. In addition to overseeing the litigation work of the division, the Chief also advises Mayoral agencies on commercial, municipal procurement and real estate matters.EOE.(February 13, 2013)