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The County Attorneys’ Association of the State of New York is comprised of County Attorneys from throughout NYS. Member Counties are NYS Counties who have paid their dues to the Association for the current calendar year. All lawyers in offices of member counties are eligible for member benefits, programs, and materials, including access to the Members Only area of the Web site.

The Association is dedicated to promoting more efficient county and city government; cultivating the science of jurisprudence; advancing closer personal and professional relationships among county and NYC Corporation Counsel attorneys in the State of New York; encouraging and promoting the exchange of information and views in respect to the conduct of the various county attorney’s offices throughout the State and the Corporation Counsel’s Office; analyzing proposed and enacted legislation and regulations at the State and Federal levels, and presenting legal ideas and opinions to Federal and State legislators, representatives and officials with respect to such legislation and regulations; and, serving the public interest of New York state.

Job Postings

COUNTY ATTORNEY sought for Sullivan County, N.Y. by the Sullivan County Legislature.  Salary commensurate with experience. Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be admitted to the New York Bar and be a member in good standing.  The County Attorney is the legal advisor to the County Legislature and advisor to every county officer in all matters involving a civil nature.  Typical obligations include the drafting of local laws and resolutions; issuance of formal legal opinions; legal representation in all civil actions brought by or against the County in both State and Federal Court as well as representation before administrative agencies; provide legal advice and legal representation in employee discipline and grievance proceedings and arbitration; provide legal oversight of Real Property Tax Foreclosures; review and preparation of contracts; provide oversight and review of bids for public works projects; provide representation with regard to insurance matters and act as the presentment agency in juvenile delinquency and persons in need of supervision.  The applicant must have the ability to work well with others and possess superior oral and written communication skills, as well as strong character and interpersonal skills and have extensive legal experience in municipal and civil law with prior experience in both State and Federal Court.

A resume and letter of interest should be sent via email to AnnMarie Martin, Clerk to the Sullivan County Legislature at annmarie.martin@co.sullivan.ny.us or 100 North Street, P.O. Box 5012, Monticello, NY 12701 and received by January 10, 2020.

County Attorney Office Updates

In an effort to keep us informed of changes within your office, please review the information in the CAASNY Directory, and submit any edits necessary to the Government Law Center by email to Lisa Rivage at lriva@albanylaw.edu or by fax 518-445-2303 to the Attention of Lisa Rivage.