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Assistant Corporation Counsel

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City Of Binghamton

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Date Last Verified

Jun 01, 2020

Valid Through

Sep 14, 2020

Posted on

May 21, 2020


USD 46125 Annually


Binghamton, NY, United States

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Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Assistant Corporation Counsel
The candidate may give direct supervision to the Research Aide and clerical staff of the Department if needed. Does related work as required. Acts as legal interpreter for the City Council in regard to City code, charter and ordinances; Prepares resolutions, ordinances and local laws for final drafting and approval; Provides legal counsel in labor relations matters, civil service proceedings, personnel, human rights and EEOC matters and workers compensation; Represents the City of Binghamton as defendant in claims and suits regarding unemployment insurance, water and sewer bills, any damage claims not covered by insurance; Represents company in it’s prosecution of code violations and as plaintiff in collection and small claims procedures; may be appointed to serve as a hearing officer for a variety of issues, including condemnation, billing disputes and union matters. Should have familiarity with the principles and practices of common law and of City, State and Federal laws, especially in fields of Criminal and Municipal Corporation Law. Must have familiarity with of civil court procedures and of the rules of evidence. Should have familiarity with the general workings and activities of municipal government. Should have skill in preparing drafts of legal instruction. Must have ability to analyze and apply legal principles, facts and precedents to legal problems. Must have ability to plan and supervise work of subordinates; ability to speak clearly and effectively. Must haveability to operate a personal computer and utilize common office software programs including word processing, spreadsheet, and database at an acceptable rate of accuracy and speed; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position. Should have Possession of a law degree from a regionally accredited law school. Must have admission to the Bar in New York State or, Admission to the Bar in New York State within one year from the time of appointment.

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City Of Binghamton
38 Hawley Street
5th Floor
Binghamton, NY 13901

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