Assistant County Counsel - Unclassified

County of Santa Clara - County Counsel
Until Filled

The Assistant County Counsel is an unclassified, at-will, executive leadership position responsible for the strategic planning and development and the overall administration of the Office of County Counsel, to manage staff and functions as necessary or required, and to perform administrative professional legal work. The Assistant County Counsels perform high level and difficult legal task including advising and representing the Board of Supervisors, County Executive, County officers, departments, and boards and commissions in civil matters of a complex nature requiring expertise in local government law.
A qualified candidate would typically possess at least seven (7) years experience as an attorney managing complex legal assignments; OR five (5) years experience performing professional legal work, at least two of which have been devoted primarily to municipal or county government law. It is desirable that qualified candidates possess experience managing complex assignments of a sensitive nature that required adherence to tight deadlines and involved multiple personnel.

Salary: $222,584 - $285,593 Annually DOE
The salary range for the selected individual is coupled with Santa Clara County’s generous executive leadership benefits package. 

For a complete job description, list of benefits and to apply, go to:

This recruitment will continuously accept applications until the position is filled.

If you have any questions regarding this position, contact Adrian Cudal, Executive Services at (408) 299-5852. EOE


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