This position prepares and handles criminal prosecutions. The incumbent exercises professional judgment independently, and supervises the work of professional and clerical assistants. Work is subject to general administrative and judicial review.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Manages the criminal docket for Municipal Court;
Prepares cases and represents or assists with representation of the City in legal matters;
Reviews and responds to subpoenas;
Reviews and prepares legal documents, real estate documents, etc.;
Prepares legal opinions and offers legal advice;
Recommends action on complaints and claims by or against the City;
Manages civil and administrative caseloads;
Attends meetings, training, conferences, seminars, etc., as appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills; and
Performs other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:
Juris doctorate degree;
No experience required;
Valid South Carolina Class "D" Driver's License;
Licensed to practice law in South Carolina and a member in good standing with the South Carolina Bar.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The City of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender/sex, race, color, religion, national origin, veterans' status, or genetic information. The City of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply directly, visit the City of Columbia Career Portal - https://columbiasc.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home?c=columbiasc