The Bronx Defenders – an innovative, progressive, holistic indigent defense office in the South Bronx – seeks someone energetic to join our Criminal Defense Practice as an Arraignment Court Advocate.
The Arraignment Court Advocate will serve at the front lines of our Criminal Defense Practice, handling the administrative intake process in Bronx arraignment court for clients appearing before a judge for the first time after arrest. The Arraignment Court Advocate will work in the fast-paced environment of the courthouse, completing data entry, and liaising with attorneys, court staff, and the office of The Bronx Defenders. The Arraignment Court Advocate will report directly to the Legal Administrative Manager.
The Arraignment Court Advocate will:
To apply, please click APPLY TO THIS JOB ONLINE and upload your resume and cover letter in one document when prompted. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.
The application deadline is Friday, March 23rd, but applications will be considered on a rolling basis and decisions will be made as soon as appropriate candidates are identified.
Please contact Marterra Walker, Legal Administrative Manager, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding the position.
The Bronx Defenders is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities, experiences, orientations, and communities to apply.