Appeals Assistant District Attorney

    RICHMOND COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY
    The men and women of the Richmond County District Attorney’s office work each day in partnership with Law Enforcement and the people of Staten Island to pursue justice for victims of crime, to prevent crime in all its forms, and to promote the safety and well-being of all citizens of our Borough.

    THE ROLE
    The Richmond County District Attorney’s Office is seeking a full-time admitted mid-senior level Assistant District Attorney (ADA) to serve in the Appeals Bureau. The Appeals Bureau ensures that properly-obtained convictions are upheld and that no defect in the trial-level proceedings unduly affects either the public or the accused. The ADA will be responsible for post-conviction litigation, including but not limited to:

  • Direct appeals;
  • Post-conviction motions for vacatur or resentencing;
  • Federal petitions for writs of habeas corpus relief;
  • Other motion practice in the appellate division and court of appeals;


Minimum Qual Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
1. New York Bar admission
2. Must be a New York State resident
3. Must have at least 10 years’ experience in Criminal practice


Preferred Skills

    PREFERRED SKILLS
  • 7 or more years of Supervisory experience
  • Significant prior appellate experience i.e. research, drafting, filing and arguing of complex and high-profile appellate cases
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational, written and oral communication skills


Additional Information

CIVIL SERVICE TITLE: Assistant District Attorney
SALARY RANGE: $85,000 - $130,000
Commensurate with experience; full NYC benefits package
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 7, 2019, or until filled


To Apply

    TO APPLY: ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH THE NYC JOBS WEBSITE
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    Non-City Employees – Go to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/
  • Search for job ID number: 415999
  • Click on the job business title: Assistant District Attorney
  • Click on “Apply Now” at the bottom of the posting

  • Please submit a writing sample with your cover letter.
    Only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
    The candidate selected for this position must be a resident of the City of New York or become a resident within 90 days of appointment.

    THE RICHMOND COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND A COPY OF THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAMS IS AVAILABLE IN THE HUMAN CAPITAL DIVISION. THE DEPARTMENT MAKES AVAILABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR DISABLED APPLICANTS


Work Location

130 Stuyvesant Place, S.I.


Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.