Minimum Qualifications Attorneys handle all phases of litigation, including trials. Superior lawyering skills, including research, writing, legal advocacy and legal analysis, are required. Some in-state travel is required. Two (2) or more years of legal experience is 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 Office be citizens of the United States. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.
Duties Description The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) seeks an attorney capable of handling significant, complex and voluminous litigation in the Sex Offender Management Bureau in Utica, New York. 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 Mental Hygiene Law, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Agency Law and Statutory Interpretation.
Additional Comments Salary to be determined commensurate with experience.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Office is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.
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 email@example.com or phone at 212-416-8080.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
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Notes on ApplyingApplications are being received via email. To apply, please submit your complete application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants must indicate the position and reference code Reference No. SOM_UTC_AAG_3185 in their cover letter and subject line.
Applicants must submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter (You may 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.
If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at email@example.com or phone at 212-416-8080.
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: www.ag.ny.gov