The Kings County District Attorney’s Office is seeking qualified attorneys to work as assistant district attorneys in the Appeals Bureau. Responsibilities of assistant district attorneys assigned to the Appeals Bureau include: writing briefs and conducting oral arguments on appeals to the Appellate Division, the Appellate Term, and the New York Court of Appeals; answering motions to vacate judgments of conviction in the Supreme Court and the Criminal Court; responding to habeas corpus petitions in federal district court; and litigating appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Minimum qualification requirements:
Attorney admitted to practice in New York
Strong writing, research, and analytical skills
Appellate or other writing experience
Ability to work effectively under deadlines
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills