SALARY: $70,000/YEAR (SCHEDULE G)
CONTACT: NORMAN P. EFFMAN, Wyoming County Public Defender 18 Linwood Avenue Warsaw, New York 14569.
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EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS: Admission to practice law in New York State; and
- Experience as an attorney in the practice of criminal appeals preferred; or
- A combination of training, education and experience that is equivalent to the above employment standard and that provides the required knowledge and abilities.
- Computer proficiency, including, but not limited to, word processing skills and computerized legal research.
- Limited number of local and County Court matters will also be assigned.
Knowledge of: all statutory laws related to practicing criminal law in New York State, including the Penal Law, Criminal Procedure Law, Corrections Law, and Judiciary Law; trial and appellate court procedures; legal research methods; rules of evidence; standard legal office practice and procedures; and ethical and professional rules of conduct.
Ability to: effectively perfect criminal appeals; perform legal research; analyze and apply legal principles, facts, evidence and precedents in legal problems; present statements of law, facts and arguments clearly, logically and forcefully; both in written and oral format; maintain confidentiality and objectivity; manage assigned caseload; operate personal computer and computer applications used by the units; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of work; and interact well with the public.