Principal Appellate Court Attorney

NYS Unified Court System, Appellate Division, Fourth Department
Published
May 31, 2021
Location
Rochester, NY
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Description

JG: 31
LOCATION: APPELLATE DIVISION, FOURTH DEPARTMENT, ROCHESTER, NY
BASE SALARY: $114,413
CLASSIFICATION: Non-Competitive/Confidential
QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to the New York State Bar and three (3) years of service in the Senior Appellate Court Attorney title; or equivalent legal experience.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK:
Principal Appellate Court Attorneys serve in a confidential capacity and are primarily responsible for assisting Chief Appellate Court Attorneys in the Appellate Division and Appellate Terms with the supervision and administration of their legal departments. Principal Appellate Court Attorneys research and analyze complex legal issues for the court and perform other related duties.

ASSIGNMENT: This position is in the criminal motions area of the Appellate Division Clerk’s Office. It involves processing criminal motions, preparing reports for the court concerning criminal motions, preparing orders regarding criminal motions, answering correspondence, and providing procedural information to callers concerning criminal motions. A thorough knowledge of criminal law, both substantive and procedural, is required. Excellent legal research and writing ability is necessary.

GENERAL INFORMATION: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being 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. Special arrangements for the disabled may be made by contacting the Human Resources Office of the Appellate Division, 4th Department at (585) 530-3104 prior to the interview. 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) with a cover letter and a resume to: Mary L. Jones, Human Resources, Appellate Division, Fourth Department, M. Dolores Denman Courthouse, 50 East Avenue, Suite 200, Rochester, NY 14604

APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO COMPLETE THE EEO DATA COLLECTION FORM. POSTING DATE: June 1, 2021 APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED OR RECEIVED BY: June 30, 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.