Deputy County Counsel I/II/III - Litigation Attorney
Location: Auburn, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $100,339 - $152,942/year
Deputy County Counsel II
Annual Salary $110,781 - $138,361
Deputy County Counsel III
Annual Salary $122,429 - $152,942
Placer County is currently accepting applications for Deputy County Counsel I/II/III. The County Counsel’s Office is a department of the County of Placer. It consists of 24 employees, including 16 attorneys. The Office of Placer County Counsel is headed by the County Counsel, an attorney who is a direct appointment of the Board of Supervisors. The office structure is similar to a traditional law office, providing in-house transactional and civil litigation services.
Litigation services include the full range of civil litigation defense and prosecution activities, from investigation through trial and appeal. Practice includes appearances in state court, federal court, the courts of appeal, and before administrative bodies.
Preference may be given to Best Qualified candidates with 5-10 years of civil litigation experience in any of the following areas: Government Tort Claim Practice, Public Entity Law, Dangerous Conditions, Law Enforcement, Eminent Domain, Labor and Employment Practice, CEQA and Planning Law Writ Practice, Taxation, Assessment Appeals and Code Enforcement. Litigation experience in both Federal and State Court is desired. The level at which candidates are appointed will be dependent upon the type and amount of related experience.
The successful candidate for this position will be assigned primarily to a general litigation assignment. Applicants are encouraged to identify in their application all relevant litigation experience.
Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov.