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Experienced Attorneys

Recent Law School Graduates
The Law Department has completed hiring for its Class of 2013.  However, law school graduates who graduated in 2013 who would like to be notified if a position for 2013 graduates becomes available may input their contact information here.  The Law Department will retain email addresses for six months and will advise individuals on the notification list of positions during that time only.  

Experienced Attorneys
Law school graduates who graduated in 2012 and before should submit applications in response to advertised vacancies through the City's on-line career website available at https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov.  A list of current vacancies can be found here.  Cover letters should be addressed to:

Stuart D. Smith, Esq.
Director of Legal Recruitment
New York City Law Department
100 Church Street
New York, NY 10007

Initial applications require only cover letters and resumes.  Writing samples, transcripts and references may be requested later in the process.   Applications will no longer be accepted by regular mail or e-mail.  Other questions may be submitted to: recruitment@law.nyc.gov.

Application Process
Current Vacancies for Experienced Attorneys
Salary and Benefits
Frequently Asked Questions

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