Assistant City Attorney position

The City of Charlottesville, Virginia seeks an Assistant City Attorney. Responsibilities will include representation of the City in state court proceedings and providing advice in procurement and contract matters, with significant responsibility for Social Services cases and litigation in J&DR court. The Position will involve representation of other City departments as assigned. Minimum qualifications include graduation from an accredited law school, admission to the Virginia State Bar, and 2-3 years of experience in the practice of law. Past juvenile court experience and local government experience are desirable. The Charlottesville City Attorney’s Office affords the opportunity for significant, independent, professional responsibility on challenging issues under the general supervision of the City Attorney. The successful applicant must demonstrate a broad range of experience and knowledge of Virginia law. Applicants must submit an online application at www.charlottesville.org/jobs on or before May 18, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Only on-line applications will be accepted.