Job Details

Assistant City Attorney I

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Nov 24, 2021

Valid Through

Mar 09, 2022

Posted on

Jul 30, 2021

Salary

USD 76920 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Carrollton, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Municipal Law >> Municipal Law
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Assistant City Attorney I
Duties: Represents the City in criminal and civil dockets and criminal trials and/or other related legal matters, which may include: determining cases to proceed to trial; determining if plea bargains are appropriate; making litigation decisions; and/or, performing other related activities. Responds to and resolves citizen inquiries that have a legal component. Prepares legal briefs and argues criminal cases and/or municipal court appeals. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Juris Doctorate. 2 years’ experience in a municipality practicing law. Requires a License from the Texas State Bar. Knowledge of criminal law principles, community resources; State and municipal ordinance prosecution principles, court methods and procedures, legal theory, legal terminology. Knowledge of rules of evidence. Skilled in prosecuting cases in courts; applying legal principles to determinations on individual cases and problems. Skilled in performing research and analysis. Skilled in conducting negotiations. Skilled in analyzing, appraising, and organizing facts, evidence, and precedents relevant to assigned cases. Skilled in preparing written opinions. Skilled in writing briefs; strategically applying legal rules in court; writing legal documents. Skilled in analyzing legal documents and instruments; reading, interpreting, applying, and explaining rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; maintaining sensitive and confidential information; prioritizing, organizing, and managing multiple projects; operating a computer and related software applications; communicating effectively with a variety of individuals.

Additional info

Requisition Number: 913950

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
City of Carrollton, Texas
1945 East Jackson Road
Carrollton, TX 75011

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