FIRST CHIEF DEPUTY COUNTY ATTORNEY 50242 Competitive PJC

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

Assists the County Attorney in supervising personnel on legal work and projects. Assists the County Attorney in determining staffing for the office and deployment of resources on given cases and projects. Assists in the preparation of the Department’s proposed annual budget. Supervises and ensures that the County maintains compliance with contract bidding laws and procedures. Provides legal opinions and legal advice to County Departments, the County Executive, the Legislature, and elected officials. Assists the County Attorney in disciplinary matters. Assists the County Attorney with establishing and enforcing Law Department policies and procedures. Oversees the County’s statutory responsibility for providing indigent legal defense pursuant to County Law Section 18-B, including ensuring contractors' services comply with both New York State and United States Constitutions. Does related work as required


TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES


FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation for a law school recognized by the State of New York

Five (5) years of experience as a practicing attorney



SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS

A license to practice law in New York State.



Date Written: March 2014