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Trial Preparation Assistant – Discovery Compliance Bureau

Communications & Intergovernmental Affairs with Bronx District Attorney’s Office

Employment Type and Schedule Full-time

Salary $50,000 per year

Work Location Bronx

Last Updated Last updated on Apr 19, 2023

Description Description

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 Discovery Compliance Bureau is seeking a Trial preparation Assistant who will perform time-sensitive case preparation functions.


Communicate with and acquire discovery, personnel and disciplinary documents from other agencies such as NYPD, DOC, CCRB, DOI, and other NYS agencies

Compile, analyze, redact, and prepare sensitive disciplinary documents for discovery

Draft legal documents such as Subpoenas, Protective Orders and Motions in Limine

Perform legal and factual research

Travel outside the office to other locations and agencies

Perform a variety of administrative, secretarial and clerical duties

Understand and respond clearly and effectively (oral/written) to complex legal issues

Work cooperatively with a large and diverse staff

Participate in training for office personnel and outside agencies

Perform all other Bureau related duties as needed


A baccalaureate degree preferred or a high school diploma with four (4) 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

Candidate should possess analytical and problem-solving skills, a sense of responsibility, and an ability to work well independently and in a team environment.

Excellent written and verbal interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills

Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

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 to work on highly confidential investigations

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Familiarity with general court services and functions

Requirements Requirements

Qualification Requirements
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.