As counsel for public agencies, the attorney will handle a range of real estate transactions and advice of varying complexity and subjects. The attorney’s work will include researching, analyzing, strategizing, negotiating, closing, and preparing documents for purchases, sales, and swaps; leases, easements, rights of entry, and licenses; developer agreements; performance bonds; deeds of trust and subordination; right-of-way permits, acceptance, and abandonment; and real estate related taxes. The attorney will search and analyze land records and plats, title reports and insurance, real property surveys, environmental assessments, and SDAT records.
The attorney will advise on real estate matters, including forest, agricultural, and historic preservation; open space; parkland; rights-of-way; landlord-tenant; storm water management; environmental regulation; affordable housing; financing; condemnation; condominiums and home owners associations; and common law property claims and real property law.
The attorney will have excellent writing, verbal communication, and negotiation skills; strong analytical and legal research skills; and the ability to explain complex subjects simply and understandably.
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Law Degree and 7 years related complex real estate transactions and advice experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 21-00216
About Howard County Government
The Office of Law provides legal representation and advice to Howard County and its offices, departments, boards, commissions, and other agencies in an expeditious and professional manner. Pursuant to the Howard County Charter, the Office of Law does not advise or represent private citizens.