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Staff Attorney, Family Law Project
Company Name: Sanctuary For Families Inc.
Location: Bronx, New York, United States, 10451

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(Posted Jan. 8, 2020)


The New York City Law Department is accepting applications for the position of Chief of the Family Court Division. The Family Court Division has over 300 attorneys and professional support staff with offices across the City. The Division Chief oversees the operation of the divisions two units, the Juvenile Delinquency Prosecution Unit and the Interstate Child Support Unit. The Juvenile Delinquency Prosecution Unit investigates alleged juvenile delinquency matters in all five boroughs and adjudicates matters where appropriate with the goal of putting services in place to rehabilitate the young respondents. In these cases, the division balances the needs and best interests of the young respondents with community safety. The division is at the forefront of the City’s juvenile justice reform efforts and works closely with those agencies responsible for formulating and administering City policies and programs relating to juvenile crime. The Interstate Child Support Unit secures and enforces orders of support for children with noncustodial parents residing in New York City. The position of Division Chief is based in Manhattan and involves citywide travel. The position of Division Chief may require working/availability in the evening hours and on weekends.

Applicants must have substantial experience in criminal and/or family court litigation, and should be able to demonstrate a history of successful supervision and management of attorneys and professional staff. Applicants must be admitted to practice law in the State of New York.

The deadline to apply is January 15, 2020.

Please click the following link to apply to Job ID 427495:



The Law Department is seeking an experienced attorney to supervise and coordinate its work related to telecommunications and artificial intelligence. The Law Department currently provides a wide range of counselling, transactional work, and litigation related to the awarding and administering of telecommunications franchises, including issues arising out of mobile communication and cable television franchises and public communication structures, and emerging Cyber Security and Artificial Intelligence issues such as Automated Determination Systems. These matters are currently handled in multiple divisions and the selected attorney will be responsible for coordinating the work of the Law Department in these areas.

Applicants must have substantial legal experience following graduation from an ABA accredited law school and must be admitted and in good standing in New York State.

Ideal applicants would have experience with telecommunications law, supervisory experience, strong legal writing and analytical skills, strong interpersonal skills, and excellent judgment.

The deadline to apply is January 24, 2020.

Please click the following link to apply to Job ID 424872:  Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document under “resume” and a writing sample under “cover letter”.

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