General Statement of Job Benefits Supplemental Questions
The County Attorney's Office seeks an energetic Senior Assistant County Attorney who enjoys the varied challenges of a fast-paced, high-volume local government practice.
Special Duties & Responsibilities:
The Senior Assistant County Attorney will be responsible for pursuit/defense of complex civil litigation, including but not limited to erroneous assessment cases, transportation/construction contract claims, employment law matters, etc. S/he will also perform legal research; prepare legal opinions and briefs; review bonds, contracts, and planning documents; and provide legal advice to various county departments.
Minimum Training & Experience: The successful applicant will have at least five years of local government experience, including experience litigating matters at both state and federal court levels.
Experience handling complex land use matters, employment law issues, matters related to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, procurement, and tax-related litigation is preferred. A valid Virginia law license and good standing with the Virginia State Bar is required.
Salary range is expected to be $87,166.36 to $111,500.00, depending on qualifications. Exemplary candidates could warrant consideration of higher compensation. The County offers an excellent benefits package, including membership in the Virginia Retirement System.
Submit an online County employment application, resume, writing sample, and a list of cases that highlight relevant litigation experience at www.spotsylvania.va.us.
Spotsylvania County, Virginia