Attorney in the Family Court Division – Interstate Child Support Unit

Full Time
Posted
1 month ago

Attorneys appear primarily before support magistrates and Family Court judges. The attorney is responsible for the preparation and presentation of petitions to establish paternity and child support as well as appearing on and defending applications for modification of previously established orders. The attorney will also prepare and present enforcement matters, file and respond to motions, file objections and rebuttals, conduct discovery, including document production and inspection, prepare memorandum of law, interviews clients and witnesses, negotiate settlements and conduct hearings and trials. Attorneys assigned to the unit may be required to work on cases and other responsibilities in the evening and weekend hours. In addition, attorneys may be required to attend community events and meetings in the evening and weekend hours. Attorneys will participate in a citywide rotation of night and weekend court assignments in the juvenile delinquency unit. The location of the position will likely be in the Bronx office but is subject to change based upon the needs of the Division.

 

Applicants must be admitted to practice in the State of New York, and have at least two years’ experience and knowledge in child support litigation. Applicants must also possess strong oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills and strong critical and creative thinking skills.

 

The deadline to apply is January 10, 2023.

 

Please click the following link to apply to Job ID 565672:  https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/psc/nycjobs/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=565672&PostingSeq=1&Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL