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Minimum Qualifications Applicants must have at least five (5) years of litigation experience and a demonstrated commitment to public service. The ideal candidate will have significant civil asset forfeiture experience, as well as criminal prosecution and trial experience. Superior writing, editing, organizational and interpersonal skills are required.
Applicants must reside in, or intend to soon become a resident of, New York State and be admitted to the New York State bar. In addition, the Public Officers Law requires that attorneys in the OAG be citizens of the United States. OAG requires a two (2) year commitment as a condition of employment.
Duties Description The Organized Crime Task Force of the New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an Asset Forfeiture Attorney who will identify and seize assets that represent the proceeds of criminal activity. This position will include the responsibilities of investigating diverse illicit activity in collaboration with OCTF prosecutors, investigators and partner law enforcement agencies, the filing of civil asset forfeiture actions pursuant to CPLR 13-A, and the prosecution of all subsequent litigation through disposition. The Asset Forfeiture Attorney will coordinate the conversion of illegality obtained profits and properties to compensate victims, when appropriate. Investigations will include crimes ranging from money laundering to drug trafficking and white collar to traditional organized crime. The position is based in White Plains, New York.
Additional Comments Salary to be determined commensurate with experience.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The OAG 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 212-416-8080.
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Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY
Applications are being received online. To apply, please go to our website, www.ag.ny.gov, Resources/Job Opportunities - Attorney Positions. Reference No. OCTF_WES_ADAG/AF_3136.
Applicants must be prepared to 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 or you need assistance with submitting your application, 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