ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY POSITION CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
NCDA is now accepting applications for the Class of 2022.
The Nassau County District Attorney’s office is one of the largest in the nation, with a staff of more than 200 attorneys prosecuting nearly 30,000 cases each year. Our recruitment staff conducts outreach nationwide throughout the year to recruit the most talented attorneys and to ensure that our staff of prosecutors reflects the diversity of the vibrant communities that we serve. To learn more about Nassau County, click here.
If you have any questions please call (516) 571-3387.
The Nassau County District Attorney’s Office has been designated by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Continuing Legal Education Provider. In that regard, and in conjunction with the office’s commitment to excellence, all new attorneys are given the benefit of an extensive training course before being asked to appear in court.
The course runs for a full month and is conducted by members of the staff who are also professors of law and published authors in the field of criminal trial practice. The curriculum for the course includes lectures, demonstrations, and participation in an investigation, case preparation, jury selection, opening statements, direct examination, cross-examination, summation, pre-trial suppression hearings, and constitutional criminal law.
CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION
As an Accredited Continuing Legal Education Provider, the office presents live and videotaped lectures throughout the year on a wide variety of current legal topics, for the benefit of newly admitted and experienced attorneys. These lectures are open to all current members of the office at no charge.
DISTRICT ATTORNEY CAREER & SALARY PLAN
The starting salary for the Class of 2021 is $62,000.00. This salary will increase to $68,020.00 upon admission to the bar.
There are yearly salary increases determined by budgetary ability. These increases are based on merit and responsibility.
Assistant district attorneys receive the following benefits (waiting periods may apply):
13 paid holidays each year
Paid vacation, personal and sick days each year
Contributory medical plans
Deferred compensation plan
Flexible benefits plan for medical and child-care expenses