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Deputy Town Attorney

North Hempstead, NY

North Hempstead’s Town Attorney’s Office seeks transactional attorney to perform various functions including rendering legal opinions to the Town Supervisor, Town Board, Town departments, Town committees and commissions. Duties will involve practice in the area of land use, opinion writing, legal research, drafting ordinances and resolutions, drafting and reviewing of various types of contracts, performing legal work connected with the acquisition of property, obtaining of easements; representing the Town in its dealings with various commercial firms and organizations; responding to requests under the Freedom of Information Act, public procurement, local taxation and zoning enforcement and as required assist the Town Attorney and the Chief Deputy Town Attorney in the performance of their duties.

Professional legal experience representing local government clients and/or land use experience is preferred. Knowledge of the Town is a plus.

The Town of North Hempstead is an equal ...

Assistant Town Attorney

North Hempstead, NY

North Hempstead’s Town Attorney’s Office seeks litigating attorney to represent the Town in a wide range of potential matters with a specific focus on tort liability defense. Candidate will handle defense of personal injury and property damage claims, beginning with the processing of “Notice of Claims” up to and including trials and appeals. The ideal candidate will also handle litigation of other matters including Article 78 proceedings. Litigation experience with insurance defense preferred. Knowledge of the Town is a plus.

The Town of North Hempstead is an equal opportunity employer.

Policy Director

New York City, NY

IRAP is now seeking nominations and applications for the position of Policy Director.

Since its founding in 2008, IRAP has used legal aid, litigation and policy advocacy to protect and advance the rights of refugees, both domestically and internationally; the organization has also remained committed to developing the next generation of human rights attorneys through its work with law students. The global turn against refugee resettlement coupled with IRAP’s highly effective model has led to a period of rapid expansion to meet new levels of demand. In the past two years, IRAP’s annual budget has increased from $2 million to $9 million, and over the past six years, its staff has grown from ten to seventy.

IRAP has a formidable track record of successful advocacy at the systemic level, having helped enact into law federal legislation offering life-saving visas and legal protections to over 160,000 displaced people. IRAP’s unique model utilizes lessons learned in individual ...

Confidential Homicide Coordinator

Rochester, NY

This position involves assisting in the investigation of homicides and securing and disposing of evidence for the District Attorney's Office. Responsibilities may also include photography responsibilities. Work is conducted in accordance with established industry practices and procedures. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of, a senior level staff member. The work may involve on-the-scene investigations, including nights and weekends. Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus EITHER:
(A) Nine (9) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as a police officer that involved specialized investigative experience including such physical crimes as rape, robbery, homicide, arson, assault, burglary; OR,
(B) Nine (9) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as a police officer at the Sergeant level or higher; OR,
(C) An ...

District Attorney Investigator

Rochester, NY

This is a responsible position involving conducting investigations and interviews to substantiate facts for cases being prepared by the office of the District Attorney. Employees of this class work in accordance with established practices and procedures, are required to be on call 24 hours a day, and may work weeknights and weekends. The work is performed under general supervision from a higher level employee. Supervision of others is not a responsibility of this class. Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications Set by the District Attorney's Office are:
(A) Six (6) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as a police officer that involves specialized investigative experience including such physical crimes as rape, robbery, homicide, arson, assault, burglary, etc.; OR,
(B) Six (6) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as a police officer at the Sergeant level or higher; OR,
(C) An equivalent combination of education and ...

Violent Felony Offense Investigator

Rochester, NY

This position involves conducting investigations, interviews and surveillance to substantiate facts and enhance cases handled by the Violent Felony Offense Bureau of the District Attorney's Office. Employees work in accordance with established policies, practices and procedures under direct supervision of the Chief District Attorney Investigator. Employees are required to be on-call at all times. Supervision of others is not a responsibility of this class. Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:

(A) Seven (7) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as a police officer that involves specialized investigative experience including such physical crimes as rape, robbery, homicide, arson, assault, burglary; OR,

(B) Seven (7) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as a police officer at the Sergeant level or higher; OR,

(C) An equivalent ...

Senior District Attorney Investigator

Rochester, NY

This is a senior level position which involves supervising and participating in investigations and interviews conducted to substantiate facts for cases being prepared by the District Attorney's Office. Employees of this class work in accordance with established practices and procedures under direct supervision of the First Assistant District Attorney. General supervision is exercised over the investigative staff. The work may be performed on weeknights and during weekends. Employees are on call 24 hours a day. Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION, SET BY THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE ARE:

(A) Nine (9) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as a police officer that involves specialized investigative experience including such physical crimes as rape, robbery, homicide, arson, assault, burglary, etc.; OR,

(B) Nine (9) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as a ...

Social Worker - Family Law Unit

Rochester, NY

Support the Family Law Unit by interviewing and providing compassionate support to clients in cases involving domestic violence; create safety plans for clients; connect clients with appropriate community services and agencies.

Responsibilities Include:
• Refer clients to appropriate community resources as needed, and follow up to assure service availability, eligibility, and provision of service;
• Conduct client interviews. Transcribe accurate, complete and detailed progress notes and recommendations;
• Consult with and provide information to the Staff Attorneys;
• Provide recommendations to the Staff Attorneys, based on assessment interviews. Provide support to clients at Court appearances;
• Deliver needed files to the Staff Attorneys at Family Court and serve subpoenas.
• Attend and participate in LASROC’s Family Law Unit staff meetings and general LASROC meetings;
• Additional duties assigned at the discretion of the Supervisors.

Other Requirements:
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Legal Service Director / U.S. Legal Director

New York City, NY

Reporting to IRAP’s Executive Director, Becca Heller, the Legal Services Director will lead a team of five talented program directors who oversee the work of over 40 staff. The Legal Services Department focuses on protecting the rights of refugees, and the Director will provide critical strategic partnership to the Executive Director as IRAP navigates this new phase of growth. The Legal Services Director will provide direct supervision to the U.S. Legal Services Director, Middle East Director, Director of Pro Bono, the Director of Complementary Pathways and the Intake and Legal Information Director. S/he/they will oversee staff based in New York City, Jordan, Lebanon, and remotely around the world.

IRAP’s US Legal Services team assists individuals navigating the refugee recognition, resettlement, and visa application processes through their mentorship of pro bono teams, in-house representation, and legal information and pro se materials. Reporting to IRAP’s Legal Services ...

Legal Assistant (12 Month), Bath, NY

Bath, NY

The Access to Justice Project is a partnership between LawNY ® and AmeriCorps, America’s most preeminent volunteer service program, which seeks to address the legal needs of the poor by expanding the level of legal assistance available and helping low-income clients to access the legal system in order to achieve economic benefits, decent housing, health care and other critical basic needs. In addition, members work to recruit and support community volunteers and enhance efforts at collaboration with local human services agencies.

AmeriCorps members provide intake and screening services for income-eligible persons seeking legal assistance with civil law problems and outreach to underserved populations. They are offered the opportunity for direct, substantive legal experience, excellent training and a chance to make a critical difference for low-income and vulnerable populations and their communities.

Members receive a living allowance of $715.42 semi-monthly for the ...

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