Job Details

Deputy County Counsel I, II, & III
County of Sonoma, CA
Job Description

Deputy County Counsel I, II, & III
$8,299 - $12,748/Monthly*

In this exciting role, you will provide legal counsel to a variety of departments within the County. The successful candidate will regularly:

• Draft legal documents such as memoranda, briefs, writs, and appeals
• Appear in court on review calendars and contested hearing calendars
• Participate in settlement conferences
• Work collaboratively with other team members
• Study and apply new case law, statutory law, and legislative changes
• Attend trainings, and in turn, may train other attorneys
The Deputy County Counsel may assist with other work performed by attorneys in County Counsel's areas of responsibility.

The Ideal Candidate will possess:

• Public law experience
• Exceptional research and written communication skills
• Courtroom experience including trial advocacy is highly desired
• A demonstrated ability to creatively problem-solve
• Experience with complex and fast-moving projects
• The ability to effectively work independently and as part of a team
• An excellent academic record is highly desired

IMPORTANT: The position will be filled at the I, II, or III level. If you are interested in applying at the I, II, and/or III level, you will need to apply to the separate, concurrent recruitment being conducted for those classifications.

*Salary is negotiable and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit, or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply by 10/26/20

Job Details
$8,299 - $12,748, /monthly
Job Function:
Other Entry to Mid-Level
Position Type:
Full Time
County of Sonoma
575 Administration Dr Rm 104A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403-2815
United States
Population: 488,116
Form of Government: County Council-Administrator/Manager

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