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ProfileSenior Deputy County Counsel Duties : Performs the most difficult legal assignments in providing advice to and representing the Board of Supervisors and the County and its departments/agencies and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) in litigation and may supervise subordinate attorneys. Responsible for assignments involving the most difficult and complex legal matters which requires a high degree of initiative, skill and specialized legal knowledge or acting as principal legal advisor to a large County department or special district. Represents, advises and prepares legal documents for County departments, and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) in complex real estate, public finance, public sector infrastructure construction projects, and related contract matters, including, but not limited to, leases, easements, licenses, joint developments, municipal bonds, loans, grants, funding agreements, construction contracts, procurement issues, and public-private partnership transactions. Drafts ordinances, resolutions, legislation and opinions relating to issues as requested by the Board of Supervisors, County staff, and the LACMTA. Advises and represents County officials, departments, special districts, the LACMTA, and commissions regarding applicable municipal and governmental law in order to resolve difficult legal questions regarding such matters. Confers with attorneys, County officials and other interested parties for the purpose of obtaining information relative to the preparation of assigned cases, legal opinions, contracts and ordinances. Conducts legal research by utilizing on-line services such as Westlaw and Lexis-Nexis, materials in the law library, and other treatises. Analyzes written reports and legal documents; confer with consultants, economists, experts, and others for the purpose of obtaining relevant information relating to assignments. Provides in-depth legal advice to LACMTA, the Board of Supervisors, special districts, special boards and commissions, and other official bodies.
Qualification and Experience
Qualification : The candidate must have 5+ years of paid experience in the practice of civil law, 3 years of which must have been in the practice of real estate law involving one or more of the following areas: finance, public sector infrastructure construction projects, or related contract matters. Should have Admission to practice law in all courts of California.
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County of Los Angeles Office of the County Counsel
648 Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration
500 West Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012