Deputy County Counsel II/III - Land Use - Extra-Help

County of Sonoma

Join a collegial team of attorneys and staff committed to public service and quality of life in beautiful Sonoma County!

County Counsel's Land Use Practice Group seeks highly motivated attorneys with excellent research and writing skills, the ability to think strategically and creatively, and the desire to assume responsibility and work cooperatively on complex, fast-moving projects for this Temporary, Extra-Help position.  Ideal candidates for the position will possess experience in private project review, CEQA compliance, code enforcement, housing law and finance, and/or the drafting and interpretation of land use ordinances, plans, and policies as well as public law litigation experience, including trial work.Qualifications for this position requires current, active membership in the State Bar of California, AND:

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

At 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 more information & to apply online, visit or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply by 1/22/18!


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