Deputy County Counsel II/III – Infrastructure and Public Resources/Litigation

County of Sonoma

Salary Information: $8,158 - $11,404/Mo.

Sonoma County Counsel seeks highly motivated, career-oriented attorneys for an Infrastructure and Public Resources/Litigation position in the County Counsel's Office.

Ideal candidates will possess:

  • Experience in complex transactional matters, including public works, real property transactions, conflicts of interest, public procurement, construction law, water law, land conservation, solid waste, and/or transportation
  • Public law litigation experience, including trial work
  • Experience preparing and presenting civil cases before State and Federal courts and administrative bodies
  • A record of excellent academic achievement
  • Exceptional research and writing skills
  • The proven ability to creatively problem-solve
  • The ability to work effectively, both as part of a team and independently

Qualifications for this position requires Current active membership in the State Bar of California, and normally includes:

For the II level: one year of legal experience practicing civil or governmental law as a licensed attorney

  • For the III level: two years of legal experience practicing civil law as a licensed attorney, at least one year of which was with a public agency performing duties comparable to a Deputy County Counsel II; or comparable experience in private practice

For further information, including benefits and the selection details, and to apply online, please visit: EOE Apply by 11/20/17!


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