ASSISTANT CORPORATION COUNSEL
OFFICE OF THE CORPORATION COUNSEL, CITY OF NEW HAVEN
SALARY range: $76,000 – $99,000
Posted until filled
This is an attorney position under the direction of The Office of the Corporation Counsel. This position involves providing legal advice and counsel to various City departments, Boards and Commissions relating to their official duties in all aspects of municipal law. This vacancy requires experience with federal court municipal litigation.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS include:
Graduation from an accredited school of law; membership in good standing to the bars of the State and Federal courts; minimum of 5 years of experience practicing as an attorney; and knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge of principles and procedures of civil law especially as they relate to municipal government; and the ability to apply this knowledge to varied legal issues; Knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of legal research; Knowledge of judicial and administrative procedures, and the rules of evidence; Knowledge of constitutional provisions, laws, regulations and ordinances affecting municipal operations; Knowledge of municipal government structures, and operations of Boards and Commissions, and their relationship to other public jurisdictions. Federal practice experience preferred. Must have experience in using Microsoft Office, software programs or equivalent.
See job posting and description for all requirements.
In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the posting period via the online application portal.
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3) You must attach a resume and writing sample with your submission.
Applications for this position only accepted online at https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/ .
If you experience technical difficulties in the online application process, please contact our office at 203-946-8252 or email NHJobs@newhavenct.gov.