The Town of Urbanna, VA seeks well qualified candidates for its Town Attorney position. The position is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Town Council. The Town Attorney provides legal services as directed by the Town Council including, but not limited to: attendance at Town Council meetings; rendering formal and informal opinions; recommending appropriate legal changes to the Town Code, regulations, and policies; advising of changes in law which affect the Town; drafting ordinances, leases and other legal documents as necessary; handling real estate matters as necessary; prosecuting and defending lawsuits as directed; and providing advice and direction on matters related to the Freedom of Information Act and applicable conflict of interest standards.
Submit letter of interest and resume, to Garth L. Wheeler, Town Administrator.
A juris doctor degree from an American Bar Association approved law schools is required. A minimum of five years of experience in the practice of municipal law is strongly preferred. Applicants must be a member in good standing of the Virginia State Bar and licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The position requires thorough understanding of local government law.