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Attorney, DNA & Forensic Science Unit

New York County Defender Services, a public defender office in Manhattan, is seeking an attorney for its DNA & Forensic Science Unit. The unit assists our trial attorneys with the difficult and complex issues surrounding the use of DNA and other forensic evidence in criminal cases.

Members of this unit attend and conduct specialized trainings and collaborate with legal scholars, scientists, and others in the field and in the defense bar to stay current in the rapidly evolving landscape of DNA and other forensic science litigation.

The unit also participates in advocacy efforts concerning the intersection between forensic science and the criminal justice system, ensuring that the voices of our client communities are heard in these public discussions.

If interested, send resume and cover letter to Sergio De La Pava at: sdelapava@nycds.org

Position: Attorney, DNA & Forensic Science Unit
Organization: New York County Defender Services
Location: NEW YORK,  NY 
United States
Salary: 80,000 -90,000
Posting Start Date: 6/30/2021
Date Posted: 12/22/2022

The attorney should have significant expertise and experience in DNA and other forensic science criminal litigation.

The ideal candidate must have:

- Admission to the NYS Bar.

- Excellent written and oral advocacy skills.

- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team and manage a high-volume workload.

Status: This listing expires on: 3/22/2023
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New York County Defender Services
100 William St., 20th Fl

NEW YORK,  NY 10038
United States
(917) 596-4797
Deborah Cook