Job Details

Associate General Counsel

Company name

Prince George's County Public Schools

Organization Type

Academic

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jan 06, 2021

Valid Through

Apr 21, 2021

Posted on

Feb 21, 2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 74626 to 145524 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Upper Marlboro, MD, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Construction >> Construction
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Associate General Counsel
The candidate will be providing advice of counsel and legal representation on contractual issues; providing legal representation on procurement related matters; Responding to subpoenas and other legal inquiries; Providing advice of counsel and legal representation on mediation and settlement proceedings; Drafting and reviewing contracts, including school construction and modernization contracts, architect agreements, construction management agreements; Assisting with drafting, review and implementation of procurement regulations and procedures; Responding to daily calls from schools and Area Offices on custody issues, subpoenas, and requests for student and employee records and other matters; Responding to requests for information in accordance with the Maryland Public Information Act; Drafting and review of Board policies and administrative procedures; Providing advice of counsel to the Chief Executive Officer and executive level staff on federal and state issues impacting public education; Overseeing litigation handled by external counsel; Effectively managing of high volume caseload; and Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have legal experience with a school board and public or private school system, or other public/private organization requiring responsibility in a majority of the content areas listed under Major Duties; Must have demonstrated experience in contract law and procurement issues; Must have mediation and settlement experience; Must have 5+ years' experience; Must have doctorate of Jurisprudence from an accredited Law School; must be admitted to the Maryland Bar.

Company info

Hiring coordinator
Prince George's County Public Schools
14201 School Lane
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772