Senior Attorney Position Available - National District Attorneys Association Two Positions Available) NDAA, located in Alexandria, Virginia has two jobs that require relocation to this area. Generally:
Performs a variety of advanced level, professional duties related to planning, developing and delivering comprehensive and intensive technical assistance and training related to the prosecution of child abuse. Essential Functions: Participates in the development and delivery of training provided to prosecutors in all areas of specialized programs, legal issues, trends, prosecutorial practices and methods; performs legal and case research and analyzes current issues for training; makes presentations. Provides technical assistance; receives and processes technical questions related to trends and specific cases for various prosecution efforts.
Monitors and develops funding opportunities; identifies various solicitations issued by federal agencies. Prepares, writes and publishes articles and reviews of court decisions; writes trial aids, newsletters, monographs, white papers and various scholarly publications.
Supervision: Works under direction of program director. Supervises staff attorneys, project coordinators and legal interns.
Education and Experience: Graduation from a college and an accredited law school with a doctor of jurisprudence degree (JD); must be licensed to practice law. Five to ten years of progressively responsible experience in criminal prosecution required or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of rules of evidence; criminal case law; trial and courtroom practices, processes and procedures; issues related to or affecting legal/criminal prosecution. Working knowledge of adult learning methods; computer applications (MS Word, MS PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat), legal research, and information technologies.
Ability to implement budgets; supervise the work of subordinates; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials/prosecutors, employees and the public.
Additional requirements: Significant travel expected.
Please respond to our HR department firstname.lastname@example.org by December 9, 2013.
Executive Director - National District Attorneys Association NDAA, located in Alexandria, Virginia, is seeking an executive director to be responsible for the proper management of all aspects and activities of the association of prosecutor members. Candidate must:
• Be able to implement activities to achieve the mission, goals and policies of the association by mobilizing the energy and expertise of the membership, deployment of staff, and management of fiscal resources.
• Demonstrate a distinguished record of executive leadership and successful management of an association or professional organization, a record of working successfully with an elected executive and an active board with specific leadership experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of a strategic plan.
• Have the ability to establish contacts within Congress and the highest levels of the Executive Branch to promote funding and advance legislation.
• Be well-informed on all aspects of prosecution-related issues in order to speak with the media and the leaders of other criminal justice organizations.
• Have highly developed communication and advocacy skills.
• Be able to identify and develop public and private sources of revenue.
• Be financially astute and be able to develop and oversee multi-million dollar budgets.
Bachelor's degree required and higher professional degree highly preferred. Travel required. Minimum salary: $160,000 and negotiable. Moving expenses negotiable. Benefits include 403(b) plan with 5% matching contribution, free parking, health and dental insurance. Deadline: January 1, 2014 Send letter of interest and resume to:
Scott Burns, Executive Director, NDAA.
Child Abuse Program Director -- National District Attorneys Association NDAA is seeking a program director to manage its child abuse grant programs. The Program Director performs a variety of professional, administrative and managerial duties related to planning, organizing, controlling and directing the day-to-day operations and functions of an assigned prosecutorial program or comprehensive training initiatives. Manages and performs the development and implementation of budgets, curricula, training and technical assistance related to prosecutorial specializations, i.e., child abuse, sex crimes, trial advocacy, courtroom technology, juvenile justice, cyber crime, etc.
Minimum Qualifications:p •Education and Experience: Graduation from college with a doctor of Jurisprudence degree (JD) degree and eight to ten years of progressively responsible experience in criminal prosecution; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities •Considerable knowledge of rules of evidence; criminal case law; trial and courtroom practices, processes and procedures; managerial, operational, political, community and economic issues related to or affecting legal/criminal prosecution; legislative processes of state and federal government; laws, policies and regulations governing the criminal prosecution; principles of supervision; organizational communication, design, and motivation techniques; business and technical writing; professional requirements related to the retention of law licenses and the educational standards related to CLE courses and training; copyright laws; professional fund accounting standards and ethics; generally accepted accounting principles; internal control principles and methods of application; laws and regulations pertaining to financial reporting; budgetary principles; creative problem solving processes and facilitation methods; political environment associated with intergovernmental criminal justice programs. Working knowledge of computer applications (MS Word, MS PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat), marketing methods, and information technologies; legal guidelines related to lobbying processes and methods.
•Ability to apply for and implement budgets; plan, organize, direct and supervise the work of subordinates; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials/prosecutors, legislators, executives, administrators, managers, boards, department heads, employees and the public.
•Must be licensed to practice law.
Please send a cover letter and resume as well as any other documents stated in the posting to email@example.com. Please indicate which position you're applying for in your cover letter and the subject line of the e-mail. Submissions without position preference or those missing any materials may not be considered. Deadline: December 2, 2013.
Assistant District Attorney - Putnam County District Attorney's Office The Putnam County District Attorney's Office has an opening for an Assistant District Attorney with three plus years experience to handle all phases of misdemeanor and felony cases. Residency in Putnam County preferred but not required. Spanish speaking and a background in Domestic Violence a plus but not required. A three year commitment to the office is required. Please forward resume and cover letter to:
Putnam County District Attorney's Office, Attn: Adam B. Levy, District Attorney
40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, NY 10512
or e-mail resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Laurie Mainey Confidential Secretary to Adam B. Levy Putnam County District Attorney 40 Gleneida Avenue Carmel, NY 10512 845-808-1055
Grand Jury Reporter – Dutchess County Responsible for taking and transcribing verbatim testimony of Grand Jury proceedings, including legal and medical terminology, at a rate of 175 to 200 words per minute for a sustained period of time. Additionally, candidate is responsible for the administration and operation of the Grand Jury. Dutchess County residency is required. Applicant must pass a future Civil Service Exam. Starting salary is $57,686. Payment per page of transcription is $1.375. Interested applicants should send a resume' to:
Dutchess County District Attorney's Office
236 Main Street
Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
Office: (845) 486-2300
Fax: (845) 486-6506
Assistant District Attorney - Albany County District Attorney's Office Felony-level prosecutor assigned to Special Victims Unit to handle criminal prosecution of cases involvingdomestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. Position includes participating in investigations, victim/witness interviews, preparing charging instruments, grand jury presentations, legal research and writing, hearings and trials. Other duties may include law enforcement training and community outreach. Qualifications: Admission to the NYS bar and residence in Albany County within one year of hire; at least three years of prosecution experience, including misdemeanor or felony trials; commitment to public service; strong communication skills; capable of engaging children and victims in crisis; good research and writing skills. Salary commensurate with experience.
Send resume and writing sample to:
Chief Assistant Dave Rossi,
Albany County Judicial Center
6 Lodge Street
Albany, NY 12207
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