JOB SUMMARY:

The Bronx District Attorney is seeking an experienced attorney (10+ years) to supervise attorneys in the prosecution of criminal cases and appellate matters in the Trial Division.  This position involves the day-to-day oversight of the processing of cases in the District Attorney’s Office and provides supervision to all Bureau staff (legal and support).  Reporting to the Trial Division Deputy Chief, the Bureau Chief will serve as the leader of the Bureau, overseeing prosecutions, training, and management of the Bureau and all of its units.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  

Specific duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop and implement prosecution strategies to aid in the effective handling of criminal cases in Bronx County
  • Oversee assignment of cases
  • Report to Deputy Division Chief regarding the productivity of the Bureau
  • Ability to motivate, organize, and direct all levels of staff in various responsibilities
  • Working knowledge of investigative methods
  • Must understand and respond clearly and effectively (oral/written) to complex legal issues
  • Train staff on Federal and State statutory and case law regarding criminal procedure and penal law
  • Participate in meetings and conferences between the District Attorney’s Office and other law enforcement agencies
  • Serve on the faculty for the Office’s Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs, including Orientation Training for new Assistants, Grand Jury training, and both Felony and Misdemeanor Trial Training programs
  • Day-to-day supervision responsibilities of Bureau staff including, but not limited to, attendance, training and development
  • Prepare case status and statistical reports, as required
  • Be on-call on rotating nights/weekends to handle response to cases and make case assessments

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Juris Doctorate degree, 10+ years of trial experience or the equivalent and 4 years of  prior management experience preferred
  • US Citizenship and New York State Residency are required. Salary is commensurate with experience.
  • Excellent people skills and demeanor
  • Maintain confidentiality of information
  • Excellent computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Excellent presentation and organizational skills
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and strong ethics
  • Ability to analytically solve issues or problems from inception through conclusion

 

 

 


To apply you must visit the BXDA Office website (www.bronxda.nyc.gov) and click on Career Opportunities.