Minimum Qualifications Attorneys handle all phases of litigation, including trials. Excellent lawyering skills, including research, writing, legal advocacy, and legal analysis are required. Two (2) or more years of post-graduate legal experience is required. Availability for regular travel in New York City and Westchester County is also required. Prior prosecutorial experience is a plus.
Applicants must reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State and be admitted to practice law in New York State. In addition, the Public Officers Law requires that OAG attorneys be citizens of the United States. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.
Duties Description The Office of the New York State Attorney General (OAG) is seeking attorneys who are capable of handling significant, complex litigation in the Sex Offender Management Bureau (SOMB) in New York City, Westchester, and the Mid-Hudson. The Bureau represents the State of New York in state court proceedings related to Mental Hygiene Law Article 10. Cases in the Bureau frequently present questions of the Mental Hygiene Law, criminal law, constitutional law, agency law, and statutory interpretation.
Additional Comments As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State through a wide variety of occupations. To learn more about Assistant Attorney General compensation, please visit the following page: https://ag.ny.gov/sites/default/files/assistant_attorney_general_compensation.pdf. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. Additionally, the OAG offers a robust Workplace Flexibilities Program with multiple options for employees, including telecommuting (up to two days per week) and alternative work schedules.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
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Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY
Applications must be submitted online. To apply, please click on the following link: SOMB_AAG_3632
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter
? You may address to Legal Recruitment.
? Please indicate your location preference: New York City or Westchester.
? Indicate why you are interested in working for the SOMB and what makes you a strong candidate.
• Legal Writing Sample
• List of three (3) references
? Only submit professional references, supervisory references are preferred.
? Indicate the nature and duration of your relationship to each reference.
? Include contact information and email addresses for each reference.
? Please note, your references will not be contacted until after you interview for the position.
If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or need assistance with submitting your application, please contact Legal Recruitment via email at email@example.com or phone at 212-416-8080.
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: ag.ny.gov