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Attorney Senior Counsel

Company name

Maricopa County - Arizona

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 09,2018

Posted on

Jul 19,2018

Salary

USD 49 Hourly

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required

Location

Phoenix, AZ
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Labor & Employment
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Attorney Senior Counsel Duties: Performs advanced legal work by providing employment related advice to the County Board of Supervisors, County Administration and its departments, elected officials, and special taxing districts with minimal direction and supervision. Defends the County in administrative hearings and employment related litigation. Communicates effectively, verbally and in writing, with clients, staff, courts and other administrative agencies. Reviews and analyzes relevant law to advise clients and represent the county in litigation and administrative matters. Conducts research and analyzes legal issues. Develops and deploys trial strategy for assigned cases. Provides a significant degree of guidance and support to less experienced legal staff on matters such as legal strategy, research, client discussions, discovery, hearings, and trials. Develops client discussions, discovery, motions, court appearances, and trials. Complies with the continuing legal education requirements and other requirements imposed by the State Bar of Arizona. Implements changes in process and procedures.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree or Doctor of Law degree from an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school and 5 years of experience practicing employment litigation and/or advisory experience.
Specialized training, certifications, and/or other special requirements: Must be admitted to practice law and be in good standing with the State Bar of Arizona at time of application.
Knowledge of: Federal and state employment related laws and statutes. Standards and ethics of the legal profession. Laws, court decisions, and rules of evidence and civil procedure. Principles, methods, materials, practices, and references utilized in legal research, correspondence, memoranda, documents, and pleadings. Skilled in: Communicating effectively, verbally and in writing, with clients, judges, other agencies and members of the public. Interviewing witnesses to obtain facts regarding case. Performing legal research, analysis, and in writing techniques. Presenting and arguing cases in court handling unanticipated problems smoothly. Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with others utilizing strong interpersonal skills. Ability to: Analyze, appraise, and organize facts, evidence, and precedents to ascertain the determining aspects of cases and present material in a clear and logical form. Effectively and efficiently, negotiate the just resolution of assigned cases. Maintain continuing legal education requirements imposed by State Bar of Arizona. Preferred education and/or experience: Experience practicing law for 6 years.

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Job Reference #: 1871808

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Maricopa County - Arizona
301 W. Jefferson St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003