Current Opportunities:

SENIOR ATTORNEY
Posted: Wed Dec 26 2018
Deadline: Thu Jan 17 2019

Utica, New York | MHLS | Job ID: 54819

The position will provide representation of sex offenders alleged to be suffering from a mental abnormality in civil commitment proceedings, including trials. Duties also include but are not limited to: presenting cases before administrative tribunals and courts; researching and analyzing legal questions and issues and preparing confidential reports, memoranda, legal papers and briefs; interviewing litigants, witnesses and other parties to administrative and judicial proceedings, all dealing with mentally disabled clients; and drafting correspondence related to case inquiries. Extensive travel without reliance on public carriers is necessary for this position. More...

Senior Attorney/Attorney
Posted: Wed Mar 13 2019
Deadline: Wed Apr 03 2019

Utica, New York | MHLS | Job ID: 54901

This position will provide representation of sex offenders alleged to be suffering from a mental abnormality in civil commitment proceedings, including trials. Duties also include but are not limited to: presenting cases before administrative tribunals and courts; researching and analyzing legal questions and issues and preparing confidential reports, memoranda, legal papers and briefs; interviewing litigants, witnesses and other parties to administrative and judicial proceedings, all dealing with mentally disabled clients; and drafting correspondence related to case inquiries. Extensive travel without reliance on public carriers is necessary for this position. More...

Application Procedure

All interested persons meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to submit a UCS-5 Application for Employment form and a resume to the address listed in the job announcement.

About the Appellate Division

The Supreme Court of the Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department hears appeals from the state's trial courts located in the 22 Central and Western New York counties assigned to the Fifth, Seventh, and Eighth Judicial Districts. Along with the operations of the Clerk's Office and Court the Appellate Division, Fourth Department also includes the auxiliary agencies and programs of the Assigned Counsel Program, Attorneys for Children Program, Attorney Grievance Committees, Court Examiners, Independent Judicial Election Qualification Committee, Law Library, and Mental Hygiene Legal Service.