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Real Estate Attorney / Tax - General Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

Department of For-Hire Vehicles

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Real Estate
Tax - General

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Jun 14,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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Attorney Advisor 12 Duties: The candidate responsible for providing proficient legal advice in one practice area within. Legal practice areas include, but are not limited to affirmative civil litigation, defense civil litigation, criminal prosecution, juvenile prosecution, child protection, child support, domestic violence, consumer and trade protection, personnel and labor relations, real estate, procurement, economic development, tax and bankruptcy, and land use, etc. provides legal advice, conducts extensive and detailed legal document research dealing with proposed laws and amendments to existing laws; superseded laws and regulations; and the legislative history of Federal and District laws and regulations. Assist in drafting testimony for the Agency Head and other Managers, for presentation at hearings before the Council of the District of Columbia and/or Congressional committees, as well as for presentation in public forums. Reviews, researches and prepares Office responses to the Agency Head by management to selected and sensitive and often confidential inquires and correspondence from the Mayor, members of the Council of the District of Columbia, officials of the District and Federal government and surrounding jurisdictions, members of the private sector, both individual and organized, and the general public. Assist with conducting a continuing review and evaluation of existing District of Columbia and Federal statutes and regulations to determine the need for new regulations or amendments, new administrative and enforcement procedures, and to provide clarification, in instances of ambiguities or conflict with other laws and regulations. Recommends and drafts new enabling legislation and amendments to existing legislation, rulemaking for review and approval, as appropriate. Represents the agency in complex administrative hearings, and prepares evidence, briefs, motions and other documents to support cases as necessary. Assist the agency and/or the Office of the Attorney General with litigation. Responsible for keeping abreast of judicial, agency, and other changes in laws and regulations related to the function of programs and the recommendation of appropriate courses of action to the agency and/or to OAG. Assists with the training of inspectors in laws, rules, regulations, adjudication process, and gathering information and documentation for supporting evidence pursuant to enforcement or corrective actions. Assists in reviewing and revising directives and correspondence, including standard, operating procedures, inspection reports, reporting requirements, and other legal documents related to enforcement actions. Responsible for answering questions regarding compliance with grant requirements, auditing, reporting, as well as questions relating to fraud and to grant deficiency practices. Responsible for giving advice regarding compliance with applicable personnel regulations and agreements, including advice related to personnel actions.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification: The candidate should have a law degree and be member of the District of Columbia Bar or eligible for waiver into the Bar. Must have 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade level C5-905-11. Must have specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the individual with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position such as: Knowledge of legal reference materials and research techniques, including the use of Westlaw, lexisNexis, and other automated legal and legislative retrieval systems; and Skill in communicating precisely and effectively, both orally and in writing; Knowledge of applicable District and Federal laws, regulations, guidelines, principles, practices and techniques, including agency policies and relevant judicial decisions. Must have skill in the analysis and resolution of difficult legal issues in an orderly, systematic and effective manner; skill in interpreting and applying applicable laws, regulations and practices, including agency policies and relevant judicial decisions; skill in identifying and isolating controlling legal issues from complex factual situations; skill in applying sound judgment in the review and analysis of matters, and deriving logical conclusions.Certification of Good Standing from the District of Columbia Bar is essential.

Additional info

Job ID 3803

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Department of For-Hire Vehicles
2235 Shannon Place SE
Washington, DC 20020