Minimum Qualifications We are seeking an attorney with at least five (5) years of solid trial experience to defend the state in these tort actions, from commencement through trial, with post-trial briefs often required. Civil or criminal trial experience is required; ADA or criminal defense trial experience is preferred. The ability to manage a large caseload is essential. Superior legal research, writing, analysis, negotiation, oral advocacy and organizational skills are also required.
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 attorneys in the OAG be citizens of the United States.
Duties Description The Claims Bureau of the Office of the New York State Attorney General (OAG) in New York City is seeking an experienced trial attorney for the Torts Section. The Claims Bureau is a trial bureau that represents 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 unjust conviction, highway design, false arrest and imprisonment, labor law, contract, premises liability and fleet claims involving State vehicles.
Additional Comments Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Office is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.
Salary commensurate with experience.
PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise specified in the “Notes on Applying” section, the “Application Due” date associated with this posting is not the last day applications can be submitted. Applications for this position will be accepted by the hiring bureau on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected; recruitment for this position can be closed or suspended at any time. For the most current information on available position vacancies, applicants are advised to review the Office of the New York State Attorney General website (www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings) or contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 212-416-8080.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingApplications are being received online. To apply, please visit our website: http://ag.ny.gov/job-postings Reference No. CLA/TS_NYC_AAG_3107
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter (Please address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment)
• List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
• Writing Sample
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
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