Attorney Series – County Counsel
County of Santa Cruz
The County of Santa Cruz offers a generous benefits package which
includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and
The County of Santa Cruz is seeking an attorney to represent general government departments and related County boards and commissions. Representative clients could include departments handling health and human services, law enforcement, personnel, government finance, elections, land use, public infrastructure, information services, juvenile dependency, and other areas. Previous municipal or general government law experience is desired, but not required.
- Provide advice and counsel on legal issues
- Draft ordinances and resolutions related to the business of clients
- Review and approve contracts in assigned areas
- May also be required to conduct or assist with civil litigation and court hearings associated with client departments
Requirements: One to three years of experience*
as an attorney practicing civil law for a public agency or two to
four years of full time experience* practicing general civil
*Qualifying experience must be gained after admission to a State Bar.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Membership in the California State Bar.
For more information about the position and to apply online, please visit: www.santacruzcountyjobs.com