We are now accepting applications for the Summer 2020 Law Intern Program. Applications will be accepted through Friday. February 28th, 2020. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and a writing sample to DAInterns@erie.gov. Interviews will begin the first week of March.

The Erie County District Attorney's Office Summer Intern Program runs from May 27th, 2020 through August 7th, 2020 and is open to 1st and 2nd year law students and a limited number of college students. Applicants must be able to commit to a minimum of 3 days per week. All internships are unpaid.

Students will be assigned to a bureau in the office where they will conduct research and writing; observe trials and hearings; and help the ADAs to prepare for trials and hearings. College studetns will assist ADA's in Buffalo City Court.

All students will participate in a number of trips and a lunchtime speaker series with the US Attorney's Office.


The District Attorney’s Office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants that reflect the diversity of our community. Because we are a community-oriented office, assistant district attorneys become actively involved in our crime prevention and community outreach programs.

There are no openings at this time. 


Senior Chief, Confidential Criminal Investigator

Chief Confidential Criminal Investigator

Confidential Criminal Investigator

Confidential Criminal Investigator Task Force

Resumes are always being accepted for the Investigator positions.  To apply for any of the above positions please e-mail your resume to DAinvestigators@erie.gov or mail your resume to:

Hiring Manager
Erie County District Attorney's Office
25 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, New York 14202


The Erie County District Attorney's Office employs a number of staff that supports the operation and mission of the office. Positions include but are not limited to: Paralegal, Legal Secretary, Data Entry Operator, Social Workers and Victim Advocate.

All positions in this area follow the New York State Civil Service hiring procedures. For a list of available positions and necessary requirements, please refer to the Erie County Personnel "Employment Opportunities" page at the following link. http://www.erie.gov/employment/