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Deputy County Counsel I

Company name

County of Lake

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Job Type


Valid Through

Aug 28,2019

Posted on

May 15,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 4385 to 7500 Monthly


Lakeport, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Deputy County Counsel I
The candidate will under supervision, to perform the less difficult civil legal work involved in the provision of legal counsel for County officials, agents, departments, and special districts; and to perform related work as required. Will confer with and advises officers and employees of County departments on routine legal matters pertaining to their respective powers, duties, functions, and obligations; drafts ordinances, resolutions, and other legal measures and submits to higher level attorneys for review and discussion; attends meetings of boards or commissions as assigned to give both oral and written legal counsel and advice; studies, interprets and applies statutes, regulations, court decisions, and legal authorities in connection with the giving of legal advice, written legal opinions and the preparation of cases, pleadings and briefs; represents the county in lawsuits by or against the County in state and federal courts, before administrative agencies and in arbitration; conducts discovery, examines and interprets evidence; confers with judge and/or opposing counsel regarding settlement, prosecution or dismissal of civil litigation and discusses available alternates with superiors; performs a variety of legal research; prepares correspondence and reports; may perform, oversee and coordinate a wide variety of risk management functions; performs related work, as assigned. Must possess an active membership in the State Bar of California.

Deadline : 06/14/19.

Additional info

Position #19-076

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
County of Lake
255 North Forbes Street
Lakeport, CA 95453

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