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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/14/24

Applications Due03/22/24

Vacancy ID151180

NY HELPNo

AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleAppellate Litigation Fellowship: Entry-Level, Legal Support (Ref# A&O_FEL_NYC_6310)

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $62230 to $62230 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County New York

Street Address 28 Liberty Street

City New York

StateNY

Zip Code10005

Minimum Qualifications Applicants must have a BA or BS degree prior to their start date. Excellent oral and written communication skills, hyper-attention to detail (e.g., proofreading and document production), organizational skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks under pressure are required. Experience in a legal setting is a plus, but not required as a Fellow will receive extensive training. Availability for weekday overtime is required.

Duties Description The Office of the New York State Attorney General’s New York City Bureau of the Division of Appeals and Opinions is offering a two-year Fellowship in government appellate litigation. One Fellowship position is available. The Fellowship is a compensated, full-time position for a college graduate who is considering whether to pursue a career in law or public affairs. A commitment through June 2026 is required.

The Division of Appeals and Opinions handles civil appeals by and against the State of New York in all state and federal appellate courts, and prepares briefs for an active amicus curiae practice nationwide. Cases cover a wide range of issues, including constitutional and statutory public-law issues, employment, civil rights, torts, the environment, and agency decision making. We are seeking a bright, dynamic, hard-working, and motivated individual committed to public service. The selected Fellow will work closely with attorneys to prepare court documents and appellate records; finalize briefs, including highly detailed proofreading and cite-checking; organize case files; provide relevant legal and office support; and potentially work on special projects for the Division.

Additional Comments The annual salary for this position is $59,143 + $3,087 in location pay. 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. 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.

Name Legal Recruitment Unit

Telephone 2124168080

Fax

Email Address recruitment@ag.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Office of the Attorney General

Legal Recruitment Bureau - 28 Liberty St

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10005

 

Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted online. To apply, please visit our careers website: http://www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings.

Please be advised interviews will begin in April 2024.

Applicants must submit a complete application consisting of the following:

• Cover Letter
? You may address your letter to the Legal Recruitment Unit.
? Indicate why you are interested in this position and what makes you a strong candidate based on your skills and background. You may wish to include information about what life experiences you will bring to the position that will enhance the Division’s ability to better serve the diverse population of this state.

• Resume
• Writing Sample
- Provide a sample that is 7-10 pages in length (double-spaced, minimum 12-point type size).
- The sample must be exclusively your own work and demonstrate your writing and analytical abilities.
• List of three (3) references
? References should include supervisory references from former employers or academic/faculty members who can speak to your abilities to fulfill the job requirements.
? Indicate the nature and duration of your relationship to each reference.
? Include contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses, for each reference.
? Please note that 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 recruitment@ag.ny.gov or phone at 212-416-8080.

For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: ag.ny.gov

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