Employment and Internships

We are currently accepting resumes for:


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Assistant District Attorney - Albany County

Salary: Commensurate with experience

The Office of the Albany County District Attorney is seeking candidates to fill an Assistant District Attorney position.  Applicants should have at least 2 years of prosecution experience.  Albany County residency and New York State bar admission are required.

Please send a resume and cover letter to: 

Dave Rossi, Chief Assistant District Attorney [email protected]


Assistant District Attorney - Albany County

$56,000 starting salary, plus benefits

The Office of the Albany County District Attorney is seeking candidates to fill an entry-level Assistant District Attorney position.  Applicants should be interested in fast-paced, hands-on courtroom experience.  The applicant should anticipate many early opportunities for hearing and trial work.  The assignment will be in a busy city or town court handling a large variety of misdemeanor prosecutions.  Albany County residency and New York State bar admission are required.

Please send a resume and cover letter to: 

Dave Rossi, Chief Assistant District Attorney [email protected]


Assistant District Attorney - Albany County


$78,832 plus benefits

The Office of the Albany County District Attorney is seeking candidates to fill a senior-level Assistant District Attorney position with 10+ years of experience including local court practice, felony trial practice and extensive work with alternatives to incarceration. Applicants should be interested in fast-paced, hands-on courtroom experience and be able to identify candidates for the District Attorney's array of alternatives to incarceration including: Drug Court, Felony Youth Diversion, Youth Part, and restorative justice measures. Albany County residency and New York State bar admission are required.

Please send a resume and cover letter to:

Dave Rossi, Chief Assistant District Attorney [email protected]

 

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Criminal Investigations Unit



All applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to 6 Lodge St. 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12207 
Attention: Bethany Simpson, or can be emailed to [email protected]
The Office of the Albany County District Attorney is conducting continuous recruitment efforts for the
following positions:






All applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to 6 Lodge St. 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12207
Attention: Bethany Simpson, or can be emailed to [email protected]

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Employment at the Albany County DA's Office:

The Albany County District Attorney’s Office is one of the busiest prosecutor's offices in Upstate New York, serving thousands of residents in the ethnically and culturally diverse Albany County, New York. Each year over hundreds of graduates from law schools representing all regions across the nation apply for a limited number of positions.

The District Attorney has committed his legal career to public service and considers it an honor to serve in his capacity. He is a demonstrative advocate of a career as a public servant and expects attorneys who work with the office to view the profession in the same regard. Applicants should demonstrate a sound work ethic, a willingness to embrace challenge in an environment that is time-consuming and deadline oriented. New assistant district attorneys can expect to fully participate in every aspect of investigating and prosecuting crime up to and including presenting a case to a judge and jury. Compensation in salary and benefits is competitive and new assistants will have the benefit of courtroom experience early in their career. 

Application Process:
Interested applicants should forward a cover letter, resume, writing sample and statement of interest. Your statement of interest should illustrate your reason for seeking a position in public service with our office as well as information about your academic experience both inside and outside of the classroom. Once we have received your information we will review it to determine advancement to the next phase. The following phase includes Executive Interviews, which could be with an individual or a panel of two or more. The final phase is an interview with District Attorney P. David Soares.

Your application, cover letter, resume, writing sample and statement of interest should be mailed to the attention of:
Office of the Albany County District Attorney
6 Lodge Street
4th Floor
Albany, NY 12207

Internships:

College Students: The Albany County District Attorney's Office welcomes college interns during the fall, spring and summer semesters. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and faculty recommendation to Assistant District Attorney Renee Merges at [email protected]. College internships are unpaid.  The deadline for applications is as follows:

Fall Semester: April 15th

Spring Semester: October 15th

Summer Semester: February 15th

Law Students: The Albany County District Attorney's Office welcomes law student interns for the fall, spring and summer semesters.

Fall and spring semester law interns are placed in conjunction with the Field Placement program at Albany Law School. Interviews are set up through the Field Placement program in March for the Fall Semester, and October for the Spring Semester. Please apply through the Field Placement office.

Summer law intern applicants from Albany Law School must apply through the Career and Professional Development Center at the law school in February of the current year. All other interested law students must submit their cover letter, resume and faculty recommendation by February 15th to Renee Merges at [email protected] or call (518) 396-6306.

The Albany County District Attorney's Office is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer