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Supvy Attorney Advisor

Company name

District of Columbia Department of Public Works (DPW)

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Mar 19,2019

Valid Through

Jul 02,2019

Posted on

Mar 14,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 113967 to 174279 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Supvy. Attorney Advisor
The candidate will serves as Supervisory Attorney-Advisor and oversees the daily operations of the section, reports directly to the General Counsel. Establishes objectives and performance goals and assesses the effectiveness of operations. Participates in planning, developing and instituting short-and-long-term plans and work projects. Makes recommendations for modifications to office policies, procedures, work processes and methods. Integrates new methods consistent with sound management principles and high efficiency performance levels. Provides legal services and advice through a subordinate legal staff. Ensures that legal matters are handled in a professional and timely manner. Is responsible for analyzing and overseeing strategies used in legal matters. In addition, personally manages and/or provides direct supervision to attorneys assigned to legal matters that are difficult and unusual in character and complexity or because of the importance of the legal principles to be maintained. Drafts legal documents on substantive matters of an urgent nature, providing summary analyses of issues and recommendations for consideration of the General Counsel. Also assists in preparing responses to confidential and sensitive inquiries. Incumbent reports to General Counsel, and supervises the legal and support staff assigned to the section. In this connection, guides and sets assignments and priorities and ensures appropriate utilization of the human resources; instructs subordinates staff in office policies, procedures and practices; establishes performance standards; evaluates work of staff through performance measurements; identifies need for and provides training; approves requests for leave; and makes recommendations for appointments, promotions and dismissals. Must have a law degree and be a member of the District of Columbia Bar or eligible for waiver into the bar. Must remain a member of the DC Bar in good standing throughout tenure as an Attorney. Must have 3+ years of legal experience as a licensed attorney. Should preferably have 5+ years of experience.

Deadline: 03/23/2019.

Additional info

Job ID: 6545

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
District of Columbia Department of Public Works (DPW)
2000 14th Street, NW,
Washington, DC 20009

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