Job Details

Junior Associate Assistant City Attorney

Company name

City of Missouri City

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Jun 07, 2021

Posted on

Feb 22, 2021

Salary

USD 60000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Missouri City, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Municipal Law >> Municipal Law
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Junior Associate Assistant City Attorney
Duties: Support and uphold the mission, vision, credo, goals, and code of ideals (service, professionalism, integrity, respect, innovation, and teamwork) of the City. Draft and review contracts, ordinances, resolutions, deeds, easements, policies, procedures, and similar documents. Provide competent representation of the City of Missouri City and the State in the City Municipal Court to try Class C misdemeanor cases, draft and review complaints and motions, and review investigatory reports, when necessary. Prepare briefs and render advice on Texas Public Information Act requests. Assist in the coordination and preparation of items for consideration by various boards, commissions and the City Council. Conduct legal research; maintain knowledge of new laws and changes in existing laws; analyze legal information to form a basis for opinion; and check the accuracy and authenticity of research. Will practice in the field of municipal law, which includes the following areas of law: budget and fiscal management; constitutional law; economic development; elections and voting rights; ethics and professionalism; labor and employment; land use and development; law enforcement and municipal court; legislative consulting; open meetings. Perform other duties as assigned; Subject to 24-hour recall.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited school of law. License to practice law in the State of Texas (in good standing). Municipal experience for a city of up to 150,000 in population is preferred.

Additional info

Job #22221. Send resume, cover letter, and references with completed City application, and open records; procurement; real estate transactions; utilities; and special districts.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
City of Missouri City
1522 Texas Parkway
Missouri City, TX 77489