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Felony Trial Assistant District Attorney, Domestic Violence Bureau
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Title:Felony Trial Assistant District Attorney, Domestic Violence Bureau
ID:1018
Location:Kew Gardens, NY
Department:Legal
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Felony Trial Assistant District Attorney, Domestic Violence Bureau

Office of the Queens County District Attorney

 

Job Description:
A felony trial assistant in the Queens District Attorney’s Office’s Domestic Violence Bureau is responsible for the investigation and prosecution of felony domestic violence crimes involving intimate partners. The Queens Domestic Violence Bureau prides itself on taking an innovative, evidence-based approach in finding a balance between accountability for domestic abusers and safety for domestic violence victims. The Bureau is housed in the Queens Family Justice Center, along with several agencies, such as the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence and Safe Horizon. Responsibilities of a felony assistant in the bureau include:

  • Prosecuting felony domestic violence cases that include, but are not limited to, Attempted Murder, Stalking, Assault, Arson, Burglary and Criminal Contempt.

  • Representing the District Attorney at Supreme Court arraignments, pre-trial hearings, and bench and jury trials.

  • Engaging in motion practice and complying with discovery obligations.

  • Negotiating dispositions.

Qualifications: An interested applicant must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the New York State bar in good standing and have at least 3 years of experience as a prosecutor. Preferred applicants should also have:

  • Extensive experience working with victims of domestic violence.

  • Substantial trial experience.

  • Familiarity with the rules of evidence, including forfeiture by wrongdoing and hearsay exceptions.

  • Excellent case-management skills and experience handling a heavy caseload.


To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter addressed to Counsel to the Chief Assistant District Attorney, Vincent J. Carroll Jr., by clicking the link below.
 

The Office of the Queens County District Attorney is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the diversity of our organization.

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