Division of Criminal Justice Organized Crime Task Force – Assistant Attorney General – Office of the New York State Attorney General


Division of Criminal Justice Organized Crime Task Force – Assistant Attorney General – Albany  Reference No. OCTF_AAG_ALB _2012

The Office of the New York State Attorney General’s Organized Crime Task Force (OCTF) in Albany is seeking an experienced prosecuting attorney who will lead complex criminal investigations.  OCTF is responsible for investigating and prosecuting multi¬county, multi-state, and multi-national organized criminal activities occurring within New York State. OCTF specializes in identifying emerging and existing organized criminal enterprises and, through a broad array of civil and criminal enforcement techniques, seeks to undermine their structure, influence and presence within the State.

Successful applicants will, among other tasks, present evidence to grand juries, conduct computer database research, issue subpoenas, review documents, interview witnesses, supervise undercover investigations, conduct legal research, write search warrants and/or eavesdropping warrants, evaluate case potential, and conduct evidentiary hearings and trials in New York State courts. Applicants for prosecutorial positions should have substantial grand jury and trial experience that preferably includes the investigation and prosecution of financial crimes and the ability to work with investigators, analysts, and outside agencies. Experience drafting and overseeing the execution of search warrants and eavesdropping warrants is a plus.

Candidates must possess excellent analytical, writing, communication, and organizational skills, a minimum of three (3) years of practice experience, and reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  The Office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability and is committed to workplace diversity.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, three (3) references, a recent writing sample and law school transcript, if less than 5 years post-graduate, to: Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment Bureau, Office of the New York State Attorney General, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271 or recruitment@ag.ny.gov  Submission via email is preferred.  Please indicate Reference No. and position in your cover letter.
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