Bronx District Attorney ADA and Summer Intern Positions

Fall 2019 ADA position: Link to apply:

Please specify on the application that you would like to be considered for interviews at the NLLSA Job Fair. 

The Bronx District Attorney is responsible for prosecuting all crimes in the Bronx. We are currently seeking candidates for the position of entry level Assistant District Attorney commencing in the Fall of 2019. Assistant District Attorneys are given considerable responsibility early in their careers.  When they become proficient, they will begin to handle serious and complex cases. New ADAs are required to abide by a commitment of three years of initial service to the Office of the District Attorney. Assistant District Attorneys are routinely required to perform evening, night, weekend and holiday assignments and to respond, on a 24 - hour basis, to crime scenes, police precincts and booking facilities.

1.    A Juris Doctorate degree
2.    US Citizenship and New York State Residency are required as of the first day of employment. There is no grace period.
3.    Non-admitted candidates must sit for the first UBE exam available immediately after graduation from law school or sooner and must sit for MPRE and NYLE exams no later than the second available exam following graduation.
4.    Admitted candidates must be members in good standing of the New York State Bar and provide proof thereof through an original certificate
5.    Ability to exercise good judgment and strong ethics
6.    Ability to analytically solve issues or problems from inception through conclusion
7.    Exhibit an ability to maintain confidentiality of information

1.    Demonstrated interest in public service through internships or prior work experience
2.    Prosecution or litigation clinic experience
3.    Moot Court
4.    GPA of 3.0 or higher


Summer internship 2019: Link to apply:

Please specify on the application that you would like to be considered for interviews at the NLLSA Job Fair. 

Job Summary:
The Bronx District Attorney’s Office is seeking law students for its summer internship program. The internship is tentatively scheduled to start on June 3, 2019, and end on July 26, 2019. Interns work full time, Mondays through Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Interns are assigned to a specific bureau within the Office and are directly supervised by an Assistant District Attorney.


Job Responsibilities:
Through our student practice order, interns have the opportunity to appear on the record at arraignments, calendar calls, hearings, and trials. Interns will observe and assist with witness interviews, hearings, and trials, listen to and transcribe 911 calls, and review police reports. They will participate in the decision making process regarding offers and aid in plea negotiations. The interns will attend weekly lectures given by members of the criminal justice community and may participate in field trips to the NYPD Firing Range, Rikers Island and Community Outreach outings. Additionally, interns are given the opportunity to participate in a police ride-along. Finally, every effort will be made to give each intern a writing assignment that can serve as a writing sample for job searches.


Preferred Education and Experience/Qualifications:

Current Law Student: Classes of 2020 and 2021

Selected candidates will have to pass a background check prior to the start of the internship.

Demonstrated interest in public service and criminal law.

Ability to maintain confidentiality of information


Deadline to apply: February 1, 2019

Manhattan DA -- ADA and Summer Fellows

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