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Trial Preparation Assistant – Special Victims Division
Legal Affairs with Bronx District Attorney’s Office
$50,000 per year
Last updated on Mar 13, 2023
The Bronx District Attorney’s Office is seeking a well-qualified staff whose diverse backgrounds reflect an ability to serve the over 1.4 million members of the Bronx County community and pursue a safer Bronx through fair justice. The Bronx County District Attorney’s Office has an opening for a Trial Preparation Assistant to support our Assistant District Attorneys (ADAs) with all aspects of investigations and trial preparation in the Child Abuse/Sex Crimes Bureau.
Prepare and file documents;
Retrieve documents and records in a timely manner;
Assist in preparing hearing/trial exhibits & discovery for trial;
Compile, analyze, redact, and reproduce case documents;
Secure corroborating affidavits to convert accusatory instruments into “Informations” in a timely manner;
Retrieve all necessary documents and records from law enforcement agencies, hospitals and other entitles;
Effectively communicate with different agencies;
Locate and retrieve property maintained by NYC Police Department;
Perform legal research;
Engage in witness contact and communication;
Prepare orders for Court, including Motion Responses, Legal Memorandum, Search Warrants, Subpoenas, and Orders to Produce;
Accompany ADAs to court observing, assisting in Trials, and memorializing updates; and,
All other relevant duties.
An Associate’s degree preferred or a high school diploma with two (2) years of work 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;
Exceptional organizational skills and strong attention to detail;
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills;
Proficient in Microsoft Office particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook;
Discretion and integrity;
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; and,
Familiarity with general court services and functions.
1. High school graduation or equivalent and three years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to duties described above; or
2. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” above.