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Contract Law Attorney / Municipal Law Attorney in Petersburg, VA

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Company name

City of Petersburg, Virginia

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Contract Law
Municipal Law

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Petersburg, VA

Date Last Verified

Jul 26,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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Assistant City Attorney The candidate assist the City Attorney in providing excellent legal representation for the company. This job works under administrative supervision, developing and implementing programs within organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports. The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this job. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary. 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

The candidate requires a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor (J.D.) Degree form an accredited law school. Should 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) may be used to meet the minimum qualifications of the position. Must have license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia and be in good standing with the Virginia State Bar.

Additional info

Position #00255

Company info

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