Assistant City Attorney-Litigation Unit

Peoria, AZ
Full Time
Practice Areas: Litigation Job #: FY1901834 Exp.: 6+ Years
Peoria, AZ City Attorney's Office is currently seeking a highly motivated experienced litigation attorney with substantial government litigation experience for the Civil Litigation Unit of the General Counsel Section.

This position represents the City of Peoria in state and federal court cases such as §1983, negligence, employment, eminent domain, and election law cases. S/he also acts as a legal advisor to all levels of City government and performs legal research. Additionally, the incumbent may indirectly supervise Legal Specialists, Paralegals, or Law Clerks.

This position requires a Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association accredited law school, a minimum of six years litigation experience, and membership in good standing in the State Bar of Arizona. Municipal law or other government experience is preferred. The successful candidate will have, or obtain within three months of hire, admission to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (Litigation Assignment) and the US District Court for the District of Arizona (Litigation Assignment).

Job Requirements
This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position. Additionally, please be aware of the legend when referring to the physical demands of each essential function. Please go to the link below under Job Requirements to view the essential functions of the job in the complete job description.

Essential Functions
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  • During the selection process, any applicant requiring accommodation for a disability should advise the human resources department

Closing Date: 28th March, 2019
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