Full Job Description
The Bronx District Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified staff whose diverse backgrounds contribute to serve the over 1.4 million members of the Bronx County community and pursue a safer Bronx through fair justice. The Conviction Integrity Unit (CIU) is dedicated to improving the quality and integrity of prosecutions throughout the Office. CIU reviews post-judgment claims of actual innocence and wrongful conviction in our most serious cases. The review is generally fact-based and extra-judicial. CIU works closely with other areas of the Office to help implement and follow best practices in our current prosecution of cases, and to ensure compliance with all legal and ethical obligations. CIU is looking for a motivated individual to serve as a Case Aide and support the unit’s Assistant District Attorneys (ADAs) with all facets of case and trial preparation.
Create and organize files for the Conviction Integrity Bureau.
Monitor CIB mailbox and send out CIB questionnaire to people claiming wrongful conviction.
Order files from storage and scan contents and upload to our shared drive.
Order and obtain files from court.
Enter pertinent information into the CIB case tracking system.
All other duties as assigned
An Associate’s degree or a High School diploma/GED and a minimum of two (2) years working experience in a law firm, governmental agency, civic or community organization.
A valid New York State driver’s license with a minimum of two (2) years of driving experience is required and must be maintained for the duration of employment
Familiarity and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
Ability to maintain a strict order of confidentiality
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Familiarity with general court services preferred
Ability to communicate in a welcoming and professional manner
Excellent customer service skills
Post Until Filled
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. There are no formal education or experience requirements for this position. However, the ability to understand and carry out simple instructions is required.
2. Candidates must be able to understand and be understood in English.
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 539087. We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
City Residency is not required for this position
To apply for this job please visit a127-jobs.nyc.gov.