The disappointment and frustration of receiving a disqualification letter from NYPD, FDNY, DSNY or New York City Department of Corrections can be addressed by taking action rather than giving up. One of the great parts of New York City civil service jobs is the New York City Civil Service Commission.  The process of appeals has

Law Office of Kevin P. SheerinIf you are in the hiring process for a New York City Civil Service job and you would like to find out when your eligible list expires:

Dial 212-669-1357
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Enter your social security number

The DCAS help line will tell you when your list was established, and when it will expire. The expiration

When you receive a civil service job disqualification such as a NYPD psych dq or FDNY medical disqualification it’s crucial that you meet with a civil service law attorney to discuss your case.

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An attorney who is knowledgeable in the area will be able to explain to you the three steps to the appeal

The first notice you will receive when you are NYPD disqualified is a Notice of Proposed Disqualification or NOPD.  You will have 30 days to respond to this NOPD.  It is recommended that you consult with an attorney to protect your rights and make the most compelling arguments to increase your chances of getting a

Some of the most frequent questions I receive:

Should I appeal my Civil Service job disqualification?

Well, consider what happens to your chances of being a law enforcement officer if you let your disqualification stand.

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