ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY
Lateral Hiring Opportunities
The Nassau County District Attorney’s office is one of the largest in the nation, with a staff of more than 370 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.
Applying as a Lateral
The DA’s Office accepts applications for lateral hires on a rolling basis. Lateral candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, statement of interest, and completed lateral application packet to the Director of Recruitment, Melissa T. Lewis at ADAResumes@NassauDA.org.
The DA’s Office is structured into several divisions and bureaus. Lateral candidates should state their preference of assignment (i.e. appellate, investigative, litigation, administration, community relations) in their cover letter.
If you have questions call (516) 571-3387.
District Attorney Career & Salary Plan
There are yearly salary increases determined by budgetary ability. These increases are based on merit, responsibility, and title.
Assistant district attorneys receive the following benefits (waiting periods may apply):
13 paid holidays each year
Paid vacation, personal and sick days each year
Availability of contributory medical plans
Availability of deferred compensation plan
Availability of flexible benefits plan for medical and child-care expenses
Availability of childcare leave
Availability of County Credit Union