LOCATION: WYOMING COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER 18 LINWOOD AVENUE WARSAW, NEW YORK 14569
SALARY: $75,000/YEAR (SCHEDULE G)
CONTACT: WYOMING COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES THOMSON HALL 338 NORTH MAIN STREET WARSAW, NEW YORK 14569 RESIDENCY
REQUIREMENT: WYOMING COUNTY FOR AT LEAST ONE (1) MONTH PREFERRED.
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS: 1. Admission to the NYSBAR or has admission pending; 2. Experience as an attorney in criminal law preferred; 3. A combination of training, education and experience that is equivalent to the above employment standard and that provides the required knowledge and abilities; 4. Full time in person appearances; 5. Computer proficiency, including, but not limited to, word processing skills and computerized legal research; 6. Reliable transportation and license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State; 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; and ethical and professional rules of conduct.
Ability to: The position focuses on finding alternatives to incarceration for defendant’s; work independently; 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.
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