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ProfileDeputy District Attorney-civil Duties : Under general supervision, performs complex and specialized professional legal duties in the support of a variety of civil matters affecting local government and its elected officials, City departments and public bodies, in addition to code enforcement prosecutions and civil litigation in state and federal courts. Prepares legal research, memoranda and legal pleadings encompassing a wide variety of civil matters and state and federal law affecting the City and its elected officials, departments and public bodies; argues on behalf of the City in state and federal courts in civil litigation matters. Interviews and advises complainants and witnesses in regard to prospective civil actions. Performs legal research and studies; interprets and applies laws, court decisions and legal points and authorities for use in the preparation of cases, opinions and briefs for the prosecution or defense of civil matters and misdemeanor criminal matters for code enforcement. Confers with and advises City officials, employees, and representatives on legal questions; drafts ordinances, resolutions and other legislative measures; represents the City in cases initiated by or against the City; confers with investigators regarding the collection of facts and evidence. Prepares and reviews contracts; represents City in labor negotiations; attends meetings of boards and commissions on behalf of the District Attorney; represents City in arbitration, mediation and litigation cases. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Maintains accurate records and files; prepares a variety of records and reports as assigned. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer in the performance of the work. May drive a personal or City vehicle in the course of the work to off-site locations in order to attend meetings and conduct other legal business. Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with clients, public, and staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment
Qualification and Experience
Qualification : The candidate should have Juris Doctorate or equivalent degree from an accredited law school and current license to practice law issued by the State Bar of Nevada. Must have Certificate of admission to the Bar of the State of Nevada and eligibility to practice law before the courts of the State of Nevada.
Deadline : 06/22/18.
Carson City Human Resources Department
Carson Street , Suite 6
Carson City, NV 89701