Company: Arlington County
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The appointee to this senior level position will provide legal
services in a wide variety of local government law areas. The
primary duties expected of this position focus on complex
transactional matters including but not limited to
intergovernmental agreements, leases, grant agreements, and
renewable energy related agreements, among others. Alternatively,
the position may focus on complex litigation, including but not
limited to tort defense, administrative hearings, and other general
civil defense matters in the state and federal courts of Virginia.
he position is expected to function with limited supervision and
requires comprehensive, in-depth knowledge of general and local
government related Virginia law, and federal laws and regulations,
including their relationship to the authority and functions of
Additional responsibilities for this position include:
- Reviewing and preparing agreements, contracts, ordinances,
resolutions, and other legal documents, as well as preparing
opinions for and rendering legal advice to the County Board, the
County Manager, and County departments and staff;
- Organizing, interpreting and applying difficult legal
- Analyzing and addressing complex legal problems using sound
professional judgment, as well as excellent research and writing
- Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
with public officials, staff, and the general public.
Minimum: A Juris Doctor from an accredited school of law, and
significant experience in the practice of Virginia law. Must be an
active member in good standing of the Virginia State Bar.
Desirable: Preference will be given to applicants with the
- Previous employment with a Virginia city or county government;
- Prior litigation experience in contract and tort base law.
Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with
significant telework opportunities. Completion of the Supplemental
Questionnaire is required and a part of the application process for
consideration for this position. Please do not give "see resume" as
a response to questions. Incomplete applications will not be
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