Assistant District Attorney/ Appellate Attorney Job Opening

Title:             Assistant District Attorney/ Appellate Attorney

Office:           Putnam County District Attorney

Salary:           TBD/Commensurate with experience

Location:      Town of Carmel, Putnam County, New York

Job Information: The Putnam County District Attorney’s Office is seeking a qualified, experienced candidate to join our small yet dynamic office in the role of appellate attorney.  Applicants must have 3+ years’ experience practicing criminal law, with a strong preference for prior appellate experience; possess superior research and writing skills; and demonstrate strong interpersonal and professional skills both in and out of the courtroom. Responsibilities will also include responding to FOIL inquiries and handling a local court case load of misdemeanor and felony cases.

Residency:   Must be a Putnam resident or live in an adjoining county, be licensed to practice law in the State of New York, and possess a certificate of good standing from the Appellate Division.

Benefits:      Full time benefits including health insurance and retirement benefits.

Contact:        Please send resume, writing sample, law school transcript, and at least two references to Christina Rizzo at Christina.Rizzo@putnamcountyny.gov