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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/15/24

Applications Due03/15/24

Vacancy ID151345

NY HELPNo

AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleTrial Attorney, Defend NYS in Tort Actions for 24-MTH Term (3658)

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $78795 to $168218 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 Erie

Street Address 350 Main Street

City Buffalo

StateNY

Zip Code14202

Minimum Qualifications Qualifications:
• Applicants must have at least five (5) years of solid trial experience;
• Extensive civil or criminal trial experience is required;
• Experience as a criminal prosecutor or criminal defense attorney is preferred, but not required;
• Excellent research and writing skills;
• Strong negotiation, oral advocacy, and organizational skills; and
• The ability to manage a large caseload is essential.

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 commitment to complete a two (2) year term is a condition of employment.

Duties Description The Office of the New York State Attorney General’s (OAG) Buffalo Regional Office is seeking an experienced trial attorney to defend the state in tort actions from commencement through trial. The selected attorney will be hired as a Project Attorney for a 24-month term with the possibility to extend for an additional 12 months.

The selected attorney will represent the State of New York and its agencies in the Court of Claims and its employees in New York State Supreme Court in a wide variety of litigation, including but not limited to wrongful convictions, premises liability, highway design, false arrest and imprisonment, labor law, contracts, and motor vehicle accidents.

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 OAG attorney 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.

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 ApplyingApplications are being received online ag.ny.gov/job-postings . Reference No. BUF/CLAIMS_PA_3658

Applicants must be prepared to 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.
• Resume
• 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 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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