Placer County
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Placer County Counsel’s Office, located in Auburn is recruiting for a California licensed attorney with at least one year of professional legal experience to fill one position of Deputy County Counsel at level II-IV.

Preference may be given to Best Qualified candidate with experience in child dependency. Applicants are encouraged to identify in their application materials experience and/or strength in this area. Please include a writing sample and resume with application materials.

The County Counsel’s Office is a department of the County of Placer.  It consists of 25 employees, including 16 attorneys.  The Office of Placer County Counsel is headed by the County Counsel, an attorney who is a direct appointment of the Board of Supervisors. The office structure is similar to a traditional law office, providing in-house transactional and civil litigation services to its client population.

Assigned proceedings include the full range of litigation activities, from advising on investigations through appeals. Practice includes appearances in state court and the Courts of Appeal.

It is intended that the successful candidate for this position will be assigned to the child dependency team providing advisory and litigation services primarily in the area of child welfare, including research and appeals.


$69.31 - $86.56/hour; $12,013.73 - $15,003.73/month; $144,164.80 - $180,044.80/year

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