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223: The New York Law Giving a Second Chance to Criminalized Domestic Violence Survivors w/Elizabeth Isaacs

Today, Hunter continues the three-part series on criminalized domestic violence survivors by speaking with Elizabeth Isaacs, an appellate attorney with New York’s Office of Indigent Legal Services. Specifically, the two discuss the Domestic Violence Survivor’s Justice Act, a New York […]

224: How the DVSJA Gave Two Survivors of Domestic Violence a Second Chance w/Assia Serrano and Trinity Copeland

Today, Hunter concludes the three-part series on criminalized domestic violence survivors by speaking with two women who survived, endured years of incarceration, and utilized the DVSJA to get a second chance at life. Trinity Copeland was sentenced to 25 years […]

Assistant Appellate Attorney

Duties Description: The New York State Office of Indigent Legal Services (ILS) seeks to hire an Assistant Appellate Attorney to be a part of the Statewide Appellate Support Center team at ILS in Albany, New York. The Assistant Appellate Attorney […]

Assistant Counsel, Parent Representation

Duties Description: The New York State Office of Indigent Legal Services (ILS) seeks an Appellate Attorney, Parent Representation. In the area of parent representation, the Appellate Attorney will help fulfill ILS’s statutory mission to “make efforts to improve the quality […]

Assistant Public Defender(multiple)

The Oswego County Public Defender’s Office has immediate openings for Assistant Public Defenders responsible for the representation of indigent persons in criminal courts, with emphasis on criminal defense related matters. Full-time and part-time positions are available. Qualifications: Graduation from an […]

Director of Public Defense Recruitment and Retention

The New York State Defenders Association (NYSDA) is seeking a Director of Public Defense Recruitment and Retention for our Public Defense Backup Center. There is a crisis related to recruitment, hiring, and retention within the public defense community. While many […]

Family Court Supervisor

Family Court Supervisor: Assistant Public Defender The Albany County Public Defender is seeking a NYS barred attorney to serve as its Family Court Supervisor.  The ideal candidate must have experience in supervising attorneys, be committed to indigent defense, and be […]

Forensic Social Work Practice Supervisor

New York County Defender Services is an elite public defense firm serving New York City’s most vulnerable communities since 1997. Our office’s work is to zealously defend people accused of crimes in Manhattan’s Criminal and Supreme Courts, at no cost to the […]

Forensic Social Work Practice Supervisor

New York County Defender Services is an elite public defense firm serving New York City’s most vulnerable communities since 1997. Our office’s work is to zealously defend people accused of crimes in Manhattan’s Criminal and Supreme Courts, at no cost […]

Forensic Social Work Practice Supervisor

New York County Defender Services is an elite public defense firm serving New York City’s most vulnerable communities since 1997. Our office’s work is to zealously defend people accused of crimes in Manhattan’s Criminal and Supreme Courts, at no cost to the […]

FORENSIC SOCIAL WORKER

ABOUT US The Center for Appellate Litigation (CAL) is a leading legal services organization dedicated to providing high-quality appellate representation to indigent defendants in New York. We are committed to ensuring that every individual has access to fair and just […]

Letter to New York Governor on Hurrell-Harring Lawsuit

As Governor, we ask that you lead your state and the nation in correcting this failure. It is for the good of all citizens of your state and will provide a clear message to the nation that New York is […]

Letter to New York Governor on State Funding

The National Association for Public Defense urges you to sign the pending legislation that will require New York State to reimburse its counties for the cost of providing public defense services.

Senior Assistant Public Defender

Criminal Court Attorney, Schenectady County Public Defender’s Office The Schenectady County Public Defender’s Office has immediate opening for a Senior Assistant Public Defender with primary experience as a criminal attorney and secondary experience with family court matters. The ideal candidate […]

Senior Staff Attorney

As a Senior Staff Attorney at OAD you will report to a supervisory team but will collaborate with various Supervising Attorneys on case assignments. A Senior Staff Attorney is expected to work independently with minimal supervision. As a senior staff […]