Assistant Conflict Defender Grade I Family Court

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Location: Rochester, NY Name: Assistant Conflict Defender Grade I Family Court
Type: County Department Job Announcements Deadline: 08/12/22 05:00PM
Salary: $71,374.42 - $98,798.96 annually
Agency/Dept.: Public Safety, Conflict Defender’s Office

Description of Duties

This is a Family Court Attorney position located in the Department of Public Safety, Conflict Defender’s Office.  This Family Court position involves the legal representation of indigent persons in Monroe County Family Court, primarily in Article 10 (abuse/neglect matters).  The employee reports directly to and works under the general supervision of the Special Assistant Conflict Defender in charge of Family Court representation and the Conflict Defender.  Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

1. The Assistant Conflict Defender shall be an attorney duly licensed to practice law in the State of New York.

2. The Assistant Conflict Defender must have the ability to build relationships with clients and possess clear and effective communication skills.

3. The Assistant Conflict Defender must show a commitment to clients and exceptional advocacy.

4. The Assistant Conflict Defender should have experience working with low income individuals or communities of color and a commitment to racial equity, diversity and inclusion.

5. The Assistant Conflict Defender must have an ability to work with support staff, judges, lawyers, court administrators, other persons within the court system, and court officials

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