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Managing Attorney
New York County Defender Services, one of New York City’s premiere public defender offices, is accepting applications for the position of Managing Attorney.  NYCDS delivers high quality legal services to our clients in the borough of Manhattan and is responsible for handling one-fourth of Manhattan criminal court arraignments every year. 

The Managing Attorney will be responsible for supervising the daily practice at NYCDS.  Responsibilities include managing the supervisory staff, serving as the point person for all Office of Court Administration related matters and overseeing the intersection of our various practice areas.  The Managing Attorney will report directly to the Director and Executive Director.
The successful applicant will have a demonstrated skill for trial practice and a commitment to the zealous representation of indigent accused persons.
Position: Managing Attorney
Organization: New York County Defender Services
Location: New York,  NY 
United States
Posting Start Date: 6/26/2019
Date Posted: 6/26/2019
  • Currently a member in good standing of the New York State Bar;
  • Possess strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Have at least 15 years of relevant experience;
  • Have experience preparing “Requests for Proposals” and/or grant applications;
  • Have experience managing financial budgets.
Application Process:
Please send a cover letter, resume, a writing sample and three references to the Human Resources Manager at dcook@nycds.org no later than August 1, 2019.
Applicants will only be contacted on or before August 30, 2019 if selected for an interview.
Status: This listing expires on: 9/24/2019
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Organization Information
New York County Defender Services
100 William St.
20th Fl.
New York,  NY 10038
United States
Deborah Cook