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Years of Experience
Date Last Verified
ProfileAssistant 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.
City of Petersburg, Virginia
Petersburg, VA 23803