Assistant City Attorney I
LOCAL GOVERNMENT LAW – THE LEGAL PROFESSION’S BEST KEPT SECRET
Public service offers an opportunity for a great career and a great life.
The Chesapeake City Attorney’s Office is seeking an Assistant City Attorney I. We offer a diverse local government law practice representing a dynamic, growing city in an amenity rich metropolitan area.
Public service offers the opportunity to do important, rewarding work while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Our City offers a moderate cost of living, reasonable commutes, and great schools. We are in the heart of Hampton Roads with easy access to beaches, museums, athletic and concert venues, and other amenities.
The hiring range for the Assistant City Attorney I position is $64,885.00 – $75,000.00, depending on qualifications. Our benefits package offers exceptional retirement, health, dental, vision, and other fringe benefits.
This is an entry level position. Prior local government experience is a plus, but not necessary. We are a collegial, collaborative office, and we will happily provide the training which will enable you to flourish in this fascinating area of law.
Primary responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, providing legal advice on complex issues to departments and agencies of the City; providing oral and written legal opinions; drafting ordinances, contracts, petitions, motions, orders, pleadings, resolutions, policies, writs, and other legal documents; providing specific legal guidance and representation to City staff in ongoing matters before the court and administrative and regulatory bodies.