Job Details

Deputy City Attorney II or III Litigation Continuous

Company name

Oakland City Attorney.

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jun 14,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018


USD 112249 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Oakland, CA
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Deputy City Attorney II or III Litigation (Continuous) The candidate will be responsible for: Performing legal research, interpreting and applying laws and court decisions; Handling matters pertaining to writs; Appearing in court to present, argue and try cases; Representing the City and its officers and employees in their official capacities in hearings, jury and court trials; Preparing pleadings and other papers in connection with trials, hearings, discovery and other legal proceedings; Reviewing and evaluating case files and making decisions regarding proper disposition; Studying, interpreting and applying laws, court decisions and other legal authorities in the preparation of cases, opinions and briefs; Performing relevant legal research; Overseeing outside counsel; Inspiring confidence and respect for legal advice; Interacting with other in-house attorneys as part of a team and occasionally as team leader to provide the best product for clients of the City Attorney's Office; Providing legal advice to City departments.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have the following qualifications:
Experience: DCA II - 2+ years of increasingly responsible work experience comparable to a Deputy City Attorney I in the City of Oakland.

DCA III - 2+ years of increasingly responsible work experience comparable to a Deputy City Attorney II in the City of Oakland.

Education: Should have school of Law graduate

License or Certificate: Must have a member in good standing of the California State Bar.

Additional info

Position #18-AL021-04

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Oakland City Attorney.
City Hall, One Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 6th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510-238-3112

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