Post Date: 03/02/2018
Close Date: 03/20/2018
Multnomah County's Office of County Attorney has an immediate opening for an Assistant County Attorney 1 litigation generalist. Practice will include civil litigation before administrative tribunals and in federal and state courts. Prior litigation experience including case assessment, discovery, dispositive motions, and trial preferred.
The successful candidate will be flexible and utilize problem solving and innovation to provide creative options to help clients achieve their goals. Highest quality legal work, strong work ethic, ability to work as an effective member of a legal team, and intellectual curiosity emphasized.
The Office Multnomah County Attorney is the county's legal resource center. The lawyers and staff provide legal services to the Chair's Office, Board of County Commissioners, transportation and bridges, library services, community corrections, elections, and real property taxation. The County Attorney's Office represents the county in state and federal courts. Our commitment to exceptional customer service relies upon a team-oriented workplace and a continuous quality improvement environment.
We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.
Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:
2 - 5 years of increasingly responsible legal experience
Law degree from an accredited college or university
Current membership of the Oregon State Bar; admitted to practice in Oregon State Court; certified to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the State of Oregon, and the ability to be certified in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills*: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills.
Experience in civil litigation and public sector municipal law