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Assistant City Attorney I, II

Location: provo
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

  • Salary/Pay Rate: $64,024 - $97,304 annually
  • Posted Date: 04/22/2021
  • Deadline to Apply: 05/12/2021 6:00 PM

Assistant City Attorney I, II
Provo City Corporation, Utah
Full-time FLSA Exempt Position

Pay Range: $64,024 - $97,304 annually

Provo City is looking for an Assistant City Attorney to provide professional attorney work on civil and criminal cases, with responsibility to provide counsel on legal issues. Provo City provides its employees competitive pay; paid vacation, sick, and holidays; employer-paid health insurance; retirement and pension plans; a 4/10 work schedule; paid parental leave; and free use of the Provo Recreation Center, Ice Arena, and Library, among many other great benefits.

Essential Function: Under the direction of the City Attorney or a designated supervisor, review civil and criminal cases and claims and evaluate strengths and weaknesses; review complaints, statements, police reports, and written subpoenas; conduct legal research and present findings; prepare written legal opinions; represent the City in court and at hearings including arguing cases and motions in court or before an administrative body; prosecute misdemeanors which involve investigation of facts; interview witnesses; prepare for trials; coordinate efforts with various law enforcement agencies, government agencies, the public, attorneys, and other office staff; file legal documents and papers; review assigned cases for civil action or probable cause; authorize issuance of complaints or informations; prepare briefs and memorandums for appeal proceedings; assist in providing legal counsel and support to various departments as assigned; answer inquiries from private citizens or their attorneys; prepare pleadings, motions, orders, and other papers; may assist in difficult civil and/or criminal legal work and in processing collections work; draft ordinances and other documents; maintain knowledge and skill levels in current case decisions and legislation; assist staff members as needed; and perform other related duties as required.

Assistant City Attorney II level may represent the City in civil litigation, including evaluating, negotiating, and settling claims; provide leadership, as needed, to junior professional staff, including supervising legal interns, paralegals, and research projects.

Minimum Requirements: Both Attorney I and Attorney II levels require a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school; a valid, lawful driver license; and active membership in the Utah State Bar Association, including admission to practice before all state courts and, when required by the City Attorney, the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah. Attorney II: 3 years of legal experience as a practicing attorney, including trial experience.

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To Apply: Apply online at or at the Provo City Division of Human Resources located at 351 West Center, Provo, UT, before 6:00 p.m. on the closing date.

City Center Building (West Entrance)
351 W Center St
Provo, UT 84601

Keywords: PROVO CITY COMPOSTING, Provo , Assistant City Attorney I, II, Other , provo, Utah

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