Associate Court Attorney (Trial Part)/Senior Court Attorney (Trial Part)

State of New York Unified Court System
Published
July 9, 2021
Location
Buffalo, NY
Category
Legal  
Job Type

Description

ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 8107
A position will be filled in one of the following titles and will be dependent on the qualifications of the applicant selected.

LOCATION: 8th JUDICIAL DISTRICT, BUFFALO CITY COURT

CLASSIFICATION: NON-COMPETITIVE/CONFIDENTIAL

POSITION TITLE: ASSOCIATE COURT ATTORNEY (TRIAL PART)  JG - 29

BASE SALARY: $102,815

QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to the New York State Bar and Five (5) years of relevant legal experience, including up to 18 months of pre-admission experience.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK: Associate Court Attorneys (Trial Part) research and analyze complex and difficult legal issues and questions and perform other related duties. They serve in a confidential capacity and under supervision for judges or groups of judges in Family and District Court; County and Surrogate's Courts in counties with populations less than 400,000; the Criminal Court and the Civil Court of the City of New York, and in City Courts with two or more full-time judges. Associate Court Attorneys (Trial Part) may be assigned to judges designated as Acting Justices of the Supreme Court for one full term or less.

POSITION TITLE: SENIOR COURT ATTORNEY (TRIAL PART) JG - 25

BASE SALARY: $83,034

QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to the New York State Bar and Two (2) years of relevant legal experience, including up to 18 months of pre-admission experience.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK: Senior Court Attorneys (Trial Part) research and analyze complex and difficult legal issues and questions and perform other related duties. They serve in a confidential capacity and under supervision for judges or groups of judges in Family and District Court; County and Surrogate's Courts in counties with populations less than 400,000; the Criminal Court and the Civil Court of the City of New York, and in City Courts with two or more full-time judges. Senior Court Attorneys (Trial Part) may be assigned to judges designated as Acting Justices of the Supreme Court for one full term or less.

POSITION TITLE: COURT ATTORNEY (TRIAL PART) JG - 23

BASE SALARY: $74,478

QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to the New York State Bar or Graduation from an accredited law school and admission to the New York State Bar within eighteen (18) months of appointment.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK: Court Attorneys (Trial Part) research and analyze legal issues and questions and perform other related duties. They serve in a confidential capacity and under supervision for judges or groups of judges in Family and District Court; County and Surrogate's Courts in counties with populations less than 400,000; the Criminal Court and the Civil Court of the City of New York, and in City Courts with two or more full-time judges. Court Attorneys (Trial Part) may be assigned to judges designated as Acting Justices of the Supreme Court for one full term or less.

ASSIGNMENT: Duties include but are not limited to: researches and analyzes legal questions and issues; confers with and advises judges on legal issues; writes confidential legal memoranda and recommends decisions; drafts confidential opinions, decisions, orders, jurycharges, and correspondence; arranges and conducts conferences with litigants and other parties to action. Travel may be required throughout the 8th Judicial District.

GENERAL INFORMATION: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by persons assigned to this title. They do not include all job duties performed by employees in the title, and every position does not necessarily require these duties. Although a position is available and situated at a specific location, the appointee may be subject to reassignment to any position in the same title in this promotion unit dependent upon the needs of the Unified Court System. All applications received from this announcement may be used to fill any vacancies in this title that may occur in this court or agency within the next six (6) months. Position(s) available at the present time: 1 .

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: All interested persons meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to submit a UCS-5 Application for Employment form (obtainable from any administrative office in a court building or on the web at
www.nycourts.gov/careers/UCS5.pdf) and resume and cover letter by mail to: TASHA MOORE, DEPUTY DISTRICT EXECUTIVE, 8TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT, ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE, 92 FRANKLIN STREET, BUFFALO, NY 14202

APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO COMPLETE THE EEO DATA COLLECTION FORM.

POSTING DATE: July 8, 2021 APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED OR RECEIVED BY: August 5, 2021

The New York State Unified Court System is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity or expression), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation,
marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.