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ProfileAssistant City Attorney II The candidate under the direction of the City Attorney, this position provides legal services to and on behalf of the City. With general oversight, provides legal advice primarily to mid-level and senior-level City management on routine and some complex issues with primarily low political or financial impact. May assist other attorneys on more complex assignments. With minimal supervision, performs research on complex legal issues with low or moderate political or financial impact. May assist other attorneys on more complex assignments. With minimal supervision, prepares legal documents on routine and moderately complex matters. May assist other attorneys on more complex assignments. Under general supervision, acts as a lead or supporting representative of the City in internal or external legal matters with low or moderate political/ financial impact. May assist other attorneys on more complex assignments.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have completed Graduation from an American Bar Association accredited school of law. Current active membership in good standing of the State Bar of Texas is needed. Three (3) full years of active practice as a licensed attorney is needed. Should have license to practice law issued by the State Bar of Texas. Knowledge: Knowledge of substantive laws applicable to Texas local governments. Knowledge of the City of Austin Charter, Code, and administrative policies and procedures. Knowledge of relevant court procedures and rules of evidence. Should have proficiency in use of Departmental computer systems and technology. Must have effective law office organizational skills. Ability: Ability to communicate and present analysis and information both orally and in writing in a clear and effective manner. Ability to conduct thorough and accurate legal and factual research relevant to the job assignment. Ability to analyze and problem solve in a timely fashion on legal issues relevant to the job assignment. Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks, schedule interruptions, and shifting time deadlines. Ability to conform to Departmental administrative procedures and requirements. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other city employees and the public.
8003 Decker Lane
Austin, TX 78724