Job Details

Government and Government Relations Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in San Jose, CA

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Company name

Santa Clara County Office of the County Counsel

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


San Jose, CA

Date Last Verified

Dec 08,2017

Posted on

Dec 07,2017

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Attorney IV - County Counsel - Impact Litigation and General Government The candidate: Represents and advises one or more County department, board, committee, or County officer and employees on legal issues regarding their powers, functions, jurisdiction, procedures, obligations and operations; Performs legal research on a variety of legal issues pertaining to the interests of the County; Studies, interprets, and applies laws, court decisions, and other legal authorities in preparing contracts, pleadings, ordinances, resolutions, memoranda, and opinions; Attends meetings of boards, commissions or other committees to give legal advice; Litigates in both Federal and State Courts; Assists departments and other contacts in preparing documents, such as labor contracts and agreements; May be assigned as Disaster Service Worker, as assigned; Performs other duties as required. Should have knowledge and abilities consistent with the highest standard of the legal profession and with the level of difficulty and expertise required for the intended appointment. Membership in the California State Bar and active membership in good standing must be maintained throughout employment is essential. Must have 5+ years experience as an attorney in the full time practice of law. Should have knowledge of: Federal, State, and local laws, ordinances, codes and regulations applicable to the assigned responsibility; Trial and hearing practices, procedures and rules of evidence; Legal research methods, practices, and techniques; General office practices and procedures, such as record keeping practices. Application deadline: 12/11/17.

Additional info

EXAM #17-U27-A. Send resume.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Santa Clara County Office of the County Counsel
70 West Hedding
Street, East Wing, , 9th Floor
San Jose, CA 95110-1770