Assistant City Attorney

Saint Paul, MN
Full Time
Practice Areas: Litigation Job #: 17-09166UNCL Exp.: 5 - 7 Years
The Saint Paul City Attorney's Office is a premier public-law office consisting of more than 60 legal professionals and support staff practicing in all areas of municipal law including criminal prosecution, civil rights, municipal corporate litigation, personal-injury defense, code and licensing enforcement, and real estate and economic development.

The Saint Paul City Attorney's Office is accepting applications for a full-time attorney position in the civil-litigation division.

Duties include representing the City of Saint Paul and its employees through all phases of standard and complex civil actions involving civil rights, land use, contracts, and various tort claims.

Ideal candidates will have between five and seven years of litigation experience. Qualified candidates must have strong writing and communication skills, a demonstrated ability to maintain consistent professionalism, and a license to practice law in Minnesota.

Selection Process Information
Applications must include a cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample.
Applications must be received no later than:
September 1, 2017 BY 4:30 P.M.

Send to:
Portia Hampton-Flowers
The City of Saint Paul is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Veterans, women, persons of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Additional Applicant Information:
The information you supply will be used to assess your qualifications for this position; to distinguish you from other applicants; and to contact you for an interview. The following information will be considered private data pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act: your name, home/work/email address, and home phone number. If you are considered a finalist for an employment vacancy, your name, education, training, and previous work experience will become public data. Private data is available only to you and to other persons in the City who have a bona fide need for the data. Upon court order, data may be disclosed in legal proceedings. Public data is available to anyone requesting it and consists of all data not designated in this notice as private.

How to Apply:

Closing Date: 01st September, 2017
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