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Contract Law Attorney in Petersburg, VA

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Company name

City of Petersburg, Virginia

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Petersburg, VA

Date Last Verified

Jan 29,2018

Posted on

Jan 02,2018

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Assistant City Attorney Duties: The candidate prepares, researches and drafts ordinances. Responds to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests. Selects houses for the spot-blighted program. Attends abatement, code and enforcement (ACE) team meeting and inspections to ensure compliance. Works with code compliance to enforce compliance with the building/fire code. Prosecutes violators on behalf of the City. Attends court and prosecutes individuals for code violations. Prepares and/or reviews contracts, leases and Memorandums of Understanding. Prepares resolutions, correspondence and supporting documents. Researches and drafts Memoranda for the City Attorney on assigned cases when requested. Performs related work as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : The candidate should have a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor (J.D.) Degree form an accredited law school. Must have 4+ years of progressively responsible experience practicing law and considerable knowledge of municipal law, contracts, administrative processes and real property. An equivalent combination of training and experience (as approved by the department) is used to meet the minimum qualifications of the position. License to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia and be in good standing with the Virginia State Bar is essential.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
City of Petersburg, Virginia
City Hall
Petersburg, VA 23803
Phone: 804-733-2327