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Attorney I (transactional And Advisory Emphasis)

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Date Last Verified

Jul 14, 2021

Valid Through

Oct 27, 2021

Posted on

Jan 04, 2021

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 73944 to 103548 Annually


Sacramento, CA, United States

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Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Attorney I (Transactional and Advisory Emphasis)
Duties: Handles the basic level litigation and transactional matters, which may include tort liability, insurance, procurement, contract, environmental, permit, real property, development, transit, civil rights, labor, personnel, pension, funding, public records, public meetings, and administrative law issues. Incumbents assist with developing guidelines, procedures, and forms; ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations; and advise and assist staff on legal issues. In relationship to litigation assignments, incumbents may evaluate liability; collect and prepare evidence; interview and prepare witnesses; prepare pleadings; conduct and respond to discovery; monitor and direct outside legal counsel; and represent the District in court, mediation/arbitration, and administrative proceedings. In relationship to transactional assignments, incumbents may evaluate liability; review procurement documents; prepare contract for goods, services and construction; review and prepare real property documents; review and prepare other agreements, including collective bargaining agreements and pension plans; review environmental documents; review and prepare labor and personnel-related documents; and monitor and direct outside legal counsel. Review, revise, prepare policies, staff reports, resolutions and ordinances. Identify legal issues; conduct legal research; analyze legal issues; discuss issues with supervisor; and prepare draft memorandum and opinions. Prepare responses to staff inquiries; work with staff to obtain factual background; conduct and analyze legal research; draft written responses with legal conclusions; conduct appropriate follow-up to ensure resolution and advise staff regarding legal issues including issues that affect exposure to litigation, commercial, and transactional costs and risks, on performance and obligations on construction projects and other contracts, on matters with direct consequence to receipt, expenditure, and reimbursement of funds, and on issues related to funds, including retirement funds and associated financial obligations; may administer and manage expert consultant contracts.

Qualification and Experience

A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. SacRT reserves the right to determine the equivalences of education and experience.
Formal Education: JD Degree or equivalent from an accredited school of law.
Licenses and Certifications: Valid California State Bar License; will consider applicants awaiting Bar results.

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Position #2021-00368

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Sacramento Regional Transit District.
P.O. Box 2110
Sacramento, CA 95812-2110

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