Assistant District Attorney – New York County District Attorney’s Office

Location: New York, NY

The New York County District Attorney’s Office serves and protects the People of New York through the fair administration of justice, without fear or favor. Building on a rich tradition of prosecutorial independence and courtroom excellence, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office today is an internationally recognized leader in the development of innovative crime-fighting strategies and public safety initiatives. The office handles approximately 45,000 cases annually, with a staff of more than 500 assistant district attorneys and 870 investigative analysts, paralegals, and other highly trained professional staff members. The legal work of the District Attorney’s Office is shared by the Trial, Investigation, Special Victims, Appeals, and Pathways to Public Safety Divisions.

We are currently seeking entry-level and experienced, practicing attorneys to join our legal staff. All applications must be submitted online through our website.  Applicants will be required to attach a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references. All lateral candidates must admitted to practice in NY prior to submitting an application.

Salaries for Assistant District Attorneys admitted to the practice of law range from $76,575 to $160,000, based on the year of graduation from law school and supervisory responsibilities.

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1400 Crystal Drive, Suite 330
Arlington, VA 22202

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