DESCRIPTION/DUTIES: The current vacancy is for the Litigation Team assignment. First review of applications will be Thursday, February 1, 2018. This classification has been designated as a non-classified, non-merit system, at-will position.
Litigation Team Assignment: An Assistant City Attorney III assigned to the Litigation Team provides advanced legal services to the City Council and management; plans, investigates, and tries major cases and appeals; and performs difficult professional and administrative legal work including major tort litigation. Employees in this class also provide legal advice to clients on major departmental issues and projects to assist the decision makers with the legal implications of their decisions and to assist the departments in meeting their goals. Assistant City Attorney III's perform work with considerable latitude, independent judgment, and discretion. Employees are expected to assist in a variety of areas as supervision deems necessary. Responsibilities also include preparing and trying cases involving jury trials and attending meetings of departmental officials, employees, and advisory boards to advise on legal questions. This class is also responsible for performing related duties as required.