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Corporate - General Attorney in Baraboo, WI

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Company name

Sauk County

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Baraboo, WI

Date Last Verified

Apr 24,2018

Posted on

Apr 05,2018

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Corporation Counsel The candidate will serve as the senior attorney to Government and all connected boards and commissions directing and managing all legal activities such as advice, representation, and litigation. Interview, train, direct, advise, monitor, evaluate, promote, and discipline unit employees, and approve any leave time. Prepare department budget. Represent in litigation, mediation, negotiation, and/or arbitration before State, Federal, and Tribal Courts, administrative tribunals, and others. Establish case priorities and other legal matters to make strategic decisions on behalf of the firm. Attend County Board of Supervisor's meetings and serve as parliamentarian and provide legal advice and guidance on all legal matters. Handle all real estate transactions for the firm, including the acquisition and sale of real property, eminent domain proceedings, foreclosure of tax delinquent properties in rem, and prepare deeds, leases, formal correspondence, and legal documents associated with this. Serve as Chief Procurement Counsel by advising the county on Requests for Proposal, Requests of Bid, construction contracts, and architectural and engineering contracts. Serve as Reviser of the Code or Ordinances, ensuring lawful codification of ordinances and their legal sufficiency. Attend Committee meetings to provide guidance and advice on legal matters when requested. Interpret the powers and duties of County elected officials and officers and interpret County ordinances. Draft legislation in the form of resolutions and ordinances for presentation to the County Board And other duties as assigned. Should have JD degree from an ABA accredited law school. Admission to the Wisconsin Bar, with current active bar membership is essential. Must have 5+ years of government legal experience. Should preferably have 3+ years of supervisory experience. Application deadline: 05/06/18.

Additional info

Job #1601

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Sauk County
505 Broadway
Baraboo, WI 53913
Phone: 608-355-3269