Assistant District Attorney Putnam County, N.Y.

Salary: $87,975Job Information: The Putnam County District Attorney's Office hasan immediate opening for a full time Assistant District Attorney. Theideal candidate should have 2+ years of experience handling criminalprosecutions or criminal defense. Exceptional recent law school graduateswho have passed the bar examination may be considered for the positionand must supply their law school and college transcripts for consideration.Duties and responsibilities will include, depending on the applicant'sexperience, prosecuting felony or misdemeanor cases, from preliminaryproceedings, discovery practice, motion practice, grand jury presentations,pretrial hearings, through trial and sentencing. Candidates must possessgood knowledge of criminal law and court procedures; ability to performlegal research and prepare written documents (e.g., motions and briefs);ability to express arguments of the law by written and spoken word; abilityto deal effectively with people. Residency will need to be established in the9th Judicial District. All applicants should include a writing sample(s) withtheir resume.Qualifications: Admission to the New York State Bar in good standing orhave passed the bar examination and awaiting admission to the bar.Contact: Interested applicants should send resume, cover letter, writingsample, law school transcript, and college transcript, if applicable, to: