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Juvenile Defense Unit Attorney

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New York County Defender Services (NYCDS) is seeking an attorney to represent juveniles charged in New York State Supreme Court and in New York Family Court. The attorney will handle a caseload of justice system involved youth in both Manhattan Family Court and in Manhattan’s Youth Part. The attorney will also participate in professional training, innovative advocacy projects, and community and media outreach while strengthening the office’s relationships with program organizations that provide direct services for our juvenile clients.      

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Admission to the NYS Bar.
  • Experience representing youth charged as juvenile delinquents or adults.
  • Excellent written and oral advocacy skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team and manage a high volume of complex, serious cases.
  • Expertise and familiarity with the Family Court Act, New York’s Juvenile Offender Act and Youthful Offender statutes, and a commitment to developing expertise regarding New York’s Raise the Age Statute.
  • Additional degree or coursework in social work or child development or psychology highly desirable.


If interested, please submit your resume and address your cover letter to:

Sergio De La Pava

Legal Director


New York County Defender Services (NYCDS) is seeking an attorney to represent juveniles charged in New York State Supreme Court and in New York Family Court. The attorney will handle a caseload of justice system involved youth in both…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    J.D. Required
  • Experience Level
    Intermediate
Salary
USD $73,500 - USD $120,000
/ year
Commensurate with experience

Benefits

Fully paid medical insurance, dental reimbursement benefit, Group Life Insurance, Pension Contribution, short-term and long-term disability benefits, commuter transit benefit, paid cell phone plan.

Fully paid medical insurance, dental reimbursement benefit, Group Life Insurance, Pension Contribution, short-term and long-term disability benefits, commuter transit…

Level of Language Proficiency

English; Spanish a plus.

English; Spanish a plus.

Location

On-site
100 William Street, New York, NY 10038, United States
20th Floor

How to Apply

If interested email resume and cover letter to:

Sergio De La Pava

Legal Director

New York County Defender Services

sdelapava@nycds.org

If interested email resume and cover letter to:

Sergio De La Pava

Legal Director

New York County Defender Services

sdelapava@nycds.org

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