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Legal Assistant

Bath, NY

LEGAL ASSISTANCE OF WESTERN NEW YORK INC. ® (LawNY ®) POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: AMERICORPS LEGAL ASSISTANT
ACCESS TO JUSTICE PROJECT

The Access to Justice Project is a partnership between LawNY ® and AmeriCorps, America’s most preeminent volunteer service program, which seeks to address the legal needs of the poor by expanding the level of legal assistance available and helping low-income clients to access the legal system in order to achieve economic benefits, decent housing, health care and other critical basic needs. In addition, members work to recruit and support community volunteers and enhance efforts at collaboration with local human services agencies.

AmeriCorps members provide intake and screening services for income-eligible persons seeking legal assistance with civil law problems and outreach to underserved populations. They are offered the opportunity for direct, substantive legal experience, excellent training and a chance to make a critical difference ...

Discovery Analyst

New York City, NY

Position Summary:
The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) has multiple openings for Discovery Analysts in its Litigation Support Unit (LSU). LSU helps DANY keep up with the pace of change occurring in discovery and related technology. LSU plays a crucial role in managing the growing volume of digital evidence coming to DANY. LSU has principal responsibility for: providing expert courtroom testimony, processing digital evidence, reviewing digital evidence for privilege (via the Privilege Review Unit), assisting case teams in their response to discovery requests, and managing body worn camera videos. In this position, the Discovery Analyst serves as a centralized resource for the tracking of electronic evidence and will work directly with other members of the LSU team, including Assistant District Attorneys (ADAs) to execute tasks related to data tracking and production of discovery materials.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Coordinate with lead ...

Deputy Town Attorney

North Hempstead, NY

North Hempstead’s Town Attorney’s Office seeks transactional attorney to perform various functions including rendering legal opinions to the Town Supervisor, Town Board, Town departments, Town committees and commissions. Duties will involve practice in the area of land use, opinion writing, legal research, drafting ordinances and resolutions, drafting and reviewing of various types of contracts, performing legal work connected with the acquisition of property, obtaining of easements; representing the Town in its dealings with various commercial firms and organizations; responding to requests under the Freedom of Information Act, public procurement, local taxation and zoning enforcement and as required assist the Town Attorney and the Chief Deputy Town Attorney in the performance of their duties.

Professional legal experience representing local government clients and/or land use experience is preferred. Knowledge of the Town is a plus.

The Town of North Hempstead is an equal ...

Assistant Town Attorney

North Hempstead, NY

North Hempstead’s Town Attorney’s Office seeks litigating attorney to represent the Town in a wide range of potential matters with a specific focus on tort liability defense. Candidate will handle defense of personal injury and property damage claims, beginning with the processing of “Notice of Claims” up to and including trials and appeals. The ideal candidate will also handle litigation of other matters including Article 78 proceedings. Litigation experience with insurance defense preferred. Knowledge of the Town is a plus.

The Town of North Hempstead is an equal opportunity employer.

Paralegal

New York City, NY

The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) has openings for paralegals throughout its Trial and Investigation Divisions. Paralegals provide a full-range of support to the Assistant District Attorneys (ADAs) in the prosecution of crime in Manhattan.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Assist ADAs in all aspects of investigations and trials.
- Communicate effectively with all staff, both orally and in writing.
- Compile and analyze case documents for hearings and trials.
- Coordinate case schedules with courts, law enforcement officials, witnesses, and defense attorneys.
- Draft correspondence and legal documents.
- Assist ADAs in the redaction and preparation of documents for e-discovery.
- Assist ADAs with proofreading, cite checking, and locating files and documents.
- Prepare court calendars.
- Testify before the Grand Jury, at trial and other judicial proceedings.
- Perform related administrative and clerical tasks.

Qualifications:
- ...

Confidential Homicide Coordinator

Rochester, NY

This position involves assisting in the investigation of homicides and securing and disposing of evidence for the District Attorney's Office. Responsibilities may also include photography responsibilities. Work is conducted in accordance with established industry practices and procedures. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of, a senior level staff member. The work may involve on-the-scene investigations, including nights and weekends. Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus EITHER:
(A) Nine (9) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as a police officer that involved specialized investigative experience including such physical crimes as rape, robbery, homicide, arson, assault, burglary; OR,
(B) Nine (9) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as a police officer at the Sergeant level or higher; OR,
(C) An ...

District Attorney Investigator

Rochester, NY

This is a responsible position involving conducting investigations and interviews to substantiate facts for cases being prepared by the office of the District Attorney. Employees of this class work in accordance with established practices and procedures, are required to be on call 24 hours a day, and may work weeknights and weekends. The work is performed under general supervision from a higher level employee. Supervision of others is not a responsibility of this class. Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications Set by the District Attorney's Office are:
(A) Six (6) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as a police officer that involves specialized investigative experience including such physical crimes as rape, robbery, homicide, arson, assault, burglary, etc.; OR,
(B) Six (6) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as a police officer at the Sergeant level or higher; OR,
(C) An equivalent combination of education and ...

Violent Felony Offense Investigator

Rochester, NY

This position involves conducting investigations, interviews and surveillance to substantiate facts and enhance cases handled by the Violent Felony Offense Bureau of the District Attorney's Office. Employees work in accordance with established policies, practices and procedures under direct supervision of the Chief District Attorney Investigator. Employees are required to be on-call at all times. Supervision of others is not a responsibility of this class. Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:

(A) Seven (7) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as a police officer that involves specialized investigative experience including such physical crimes as rape, robbery, homicide, arson, assault, burglary; OR,

(B) Seven (7) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as a police officer at the Sergeant level or higher; OR,

(C) An equivalent ...

Senior District Attorney Investigator

Rochester, NY

This is a senior level position which involves supervising and participating in investigations and interviews conducted to substantiate facts for cases being prepared by the District Attorney's Office. Employees of this class work in accordance with established practices and procedures under direct supervision of the First Assistant District Attorney. General supervision is exercised over the investigative staff. The work may be performed on weeknights and during weekends. Employees are on call 24 hours a day. Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION, SET BY THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE ARE:

(A) Nine (9) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as a police officer that involves specialized investigative experience including such physical crimes as rape, robbery, homicide, arson, assault, burglary, etc.; OR,

(B) Nine (9) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as a ...

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