• January 19, 2017 2:58 PM | Anonymous

    The Commission on Human Rights (the Commission) is the agency charged with enforcing the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) one of the most expansive civil rights laws in the nation. Through its Law Enforcement Bureau (LEB), the Commission accepts claims filed by the public, and has the power to initiate its own investigations to affirmatively root out discrimination, harassment, retaliation and other violations of the NYCHRL. 

    The Commission is seeking to hire a qualified Human Rights Specialist (Infoline) to serve in the LEB.

    Job Description:

    •   Respond to members of the general public calling CCHR’s Infoline by: screening calls and performing a preliminary assessment to determine whether a caller should be scheduled for an intake appointment at LEB; providing information including but not limited to site locations, phone numbers, and functions of the agency; and referring callers to appropriate additional services.

    •   Assist with community-based outreach about the NYCHRL and related issues to community groups, tenant groups, grass-root organizations, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, private entities, and governmental agencies. Meet with members of the public to perform a preliminary assessment of the individual’s needs and/or claims of discrimination.

    •   Perform data entry, generate letters, and otherwise facilitate communication with members of the public making inquiries at CCHR.

    TO APPLY For City employees: Go to Employee Self-Service (ESS) - www.nyc.gov/ess and search for Job ID #: 274644

    For all other applicants: Go to www.nyc.gov/careers and search for Job ID #: 

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  • January 19, 2017 2:56 PM | Anonymous

    The City University of New York (CUNY) is seeking nominations and applications for a General Counsel and Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs. CUNY is the nation’s largest urban university system with 24 college and school units, 274,000 degree students, and more than 45,000 faculty and staff. 

    APPLICATIONS: Applicants should submit their resume and a letter addressing how they meet the Search Committee’s preferred qualifications.

    NOMINATIONS: Nominators should send a letter of nomination, and, if possible, the nominee’s resume.

    Applications and nominations should be sent electronically to: CUNY GCVCLA at executivesearch@cuny.edu. 

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  • January 19, 2017 2:54 PM | Anonymous

    The Office of the New York State Attorney General (OAG) is seeking a mid-level litigator to serve in the Environmental Protection Bureau (EPB) within its New York City office. Applicants must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience litigating environmental or comparable complex cases. The EPB is responsible for enforcing state and federal civil and criminal environmental laws, and has the power to file lawsuits on behalf of the State of New York to protect the public health and environment. 

    HOW TO APPLY

    Applications are being received online. 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) Resume

    • List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses

    • Writing Sample 

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  • January 19, 2017 2:52 PM | Anonymous

    The Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking a lawyer and experienced manager to lead the Division of Administration’s delivery of legal support services to the OAG. The Managing Attorney will direct the team responsible for intake, filing, calendaring, monitoring and reporting of all court related matters in addition to other responsibilities. These services are provided to all of the OAG offices located throughout the state, which includes the executive offices in Albany and New York City and thirteen (13) regional offices. The Managing Attorney reports to the COO. The position is based in New York City; some travel will be required. 

    Applications are being received online.

    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)

    • Resume

    • Writing Sample

    • List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses 

      See full job post here.

  • January 19, 2017 2:49 PM | Anonymous

    This position will be assigned to the Hon Margarita Lopez Torres in Surrogate's Court, Kings County.  Duties include but are not limited to conducting hearings, taking testimony and reporting findings of facts to judge; researching and analyzing complex legal questions and issues; and writing confidential memoranda and drafting opinions.

    Applications must be received by January 20, 2017.

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  • December 14, 2016 1:53 PM | Anonymous

    ST. JOHN’S UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a full-time faculty appointment to teach Legal Writing in its J.D. program, beginning in the fall of 2017. The professor will teach one section (approximately 45 students) of Legal Writing, a 2-credit course taught in each of the fall and spring semesters. The professor may, depending on curricular needs and his or her interest, teach other courses in advanced writing, drafting, or doctrinal subjects. St. John’s has a robust program in writing and skills development that includes a Writing Center staffed by accomplished upper level students, a full-time Assistant Dean for Academic Achievement, and a curriculum rich in advanced writing and legal practice courses. 

    TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) the names of three references, (4) a writing sample, and (5) teaching evaluations (if available) to Larry Cunningham, Vice Dean and Professor of Legal Writing, at lawfac@stjohns.edu. Please submit the documents as a single PDF file in the order indicated. Review of applications will commence immediately. 

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  • December 14, 2016 1:51 PM | Anonymous

    The Bronx County District Attorney’s Office is seeking a Deputy Chief for the Strategic Enforcement Division. The mission of the Strategic Enforcement Division is to collaborate with the NYPD, community groups and law enforcement partners to identify crime drivers; identify patterns and trends of crime; gather and sort intelligence, to enhance prosecutorial outcomes and target priority offenders through the application and implementation of intelligence-driven prosecution. 

    To apply you must visit the BXDA Office website here and click on Career Opportunities.

    The Office of the Bronx District Attorney is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity and Inclusion. 

    See full job post here.

  • December 14, 2016 1:49 PM | Anonymous

    The Bronx District Attorney is seeking an experienced attorney (10+ years) with outstanding management skills and expertise in investigating and conducting felony trials, including, but not limited to, serious violent felony offenses and contraband cases.

    The Deputy in RPB will rotate between the Bronx District Attorney’s main office on 161st Street in Bronx County and the satellite office on Rikers Island. The Deputy Bureau Chief will assist the Chief of RPB with coordinating and supervising the assistant district attorneys (“ADAs”) in RPB who are tasked with prosecuting crimes committed on Rikers Island, which may include the following: contraband smuggling, arson, serious assaults, sex offenses, attempted murder and murder cases. 

    To apply you must visit the BXDA Office website here and click on Career Opportunities.

    The Office of the Bronx District Attorney is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity and Inclusion. 

    See full job post here.

  • December 14, 2016 1:47 PM | Anonymous

    The Bronx District Attorney is seeking an experienced attorney (10+ years) with outstanding management experience, investigative skills, and expertise in criminal law to lead the Homicide Bureau. The Bureau is comprised of 15 senior trial attorneys plus support staff.

    The Homicide Bureau prosecutes the majority of the homicides committed in the Bronx. The Bureau will be responsible for responding, on a 24-hour on-call basis, to crime scenes, precincts, and other locations to assist the Police Department and other agencies as they investigate these incidents and, eventually, draft the complaints to support an arrest. The Chief will be expected to be on call to approve charging decisions, assist the attorneys and police as they investigate, and be a liaison to the District Attorney on all cases. The Bureau handles all of its cases vertically, from the arrest to trial. 

    To apply you must visit the BXDA Office website here and click on Career Opportunities.

    The Office of the Bronx District Attorney is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity and Inclusion. 

    See full job post here.

  • December 14, 2016 1:45 PM | Anonymous

    The Bronx District Attorney is seeking an experienced attorney (10+ years) with outstanding management skills and expertise in both civil procedure and criminal law to become the Chief of the Civil Litigation Bureau. The Bureau is responsible for Asset Forfeiture, Evictions, FOIL, Subpoena Compliance and Special Litigation. Through provisional remedies and other means, the Bureau aggressively, yet fairly, pursues the proceeds and instrumentalities of crime in all of its forms, especially money laundering, tax offenses, and sophisticated financial frauds that victimize our community. 

    To apply you must visit the BXDA Office website here and click on Career Opportunities.

    The Office of the Bronx District Attorney is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity and Inclusion.

    See full job post here.

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