Job Details

Contract Law Attorney / Environmental and Land Use Attorney in Chandler, AZ

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Company name

City of Chandler, Arizona

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Contract Law
Environmental and Land Use
Labor & Employment
Litigation - General/Commercial
Maritime and Transportation
Municipal Law
Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Chandler, AZ

Date Last Verified

Apr 24,2018

Posted on

Apr 17,2018

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Assistant City Attorney Duties : May concentrate duties in a specialized area for the Law Department such as civil litigation, City Code amendments;Transportation and Development contracts, forms, procedures and disputes; encroachment permits and the use of the City's rights of way and easements; property acquisitions. land use; public housing; Police Department issues; employment/labor law; environmental issues; water and wastewater; franchises and City departmental contracts, forms and disputes. Attends various meetings, including City Council meetings, boards, commissions, and committees and provides advice and legal interpretation. Researches legal precedents, recently decided case law, federal laws, state statutes, state and federal regulations and City ordinances. Prepares, reviews, and negotiates contracts, intergovernmental agreements, development agreements, memorandum of understanding, resolutions, leases, motions, ordinances, regulations and related documents. Negotiates and represents the City during discussions with third parties and regulatory agencies on a wide variety of agreements, settlements, rules and enforcement actions taken by or against the City including water rights and environmental litigation. Negotiates and drafts agreements regarding domestic water delivery, water transportation, reclaimed water sale and exchange, use of wells, and related issues. Provides advice on public records laws and open meeting laws. Responds to citizen inquiries and complaints regarding legal matters. reviews and supervises the investigation of the complaints. and recommends resolutions to complaints.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : The candidate should have Graduation from a School of Law accredited by the American Bar Association with a Juris Doctorate Degree. Must have License to practice law in the State of Arizona in the United States District Court for the State of Arizona and the United States Circuit Court of Appeals And 8+ years' experience in the practice of law, including in Title 34 construction contract, municipal law, or related area. Must have Membership in good standing in the Arizona State Bar Association. Must have experience with motion practice, jury and non-jury trials Or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work. Title 34 construction contract experience is desired.

Deadline : 04/27/2018.

Additional info

Position #1800175

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
City of Chandler, Arizona
55 North Arizona Place
Suite 202
Chandler, AZ 85225
Phone: 480-782-2350