Jun 26, 2024

Civil Litigation Attorney

  • Placer County
  • 175 Fulweiler Avenue Auburn, CA 95603
  • $120,411 - $166,213 yearly
Full time Legal

Job Description

Civil Litigation Attorneys, don’t miss this opportunity! Placer County Counsel’s Office is seeking a Civil Litigation Attorney to assist in providing legal advice to the County Board of Supervisors, independent elected officials, departments, some joint power authorities and certain special districts, and acts as a trial advocate in housing litigation.

The litigation team handles all facets of public entity civil litigation defense in the areas of land use and planning, labor and employment, public works, personal injury, dangerous conditions, constitutional questions, environmental litigation (CEQA), real property disputes, taxation and assessment issues, public contract and procurement litigation, and law enforcement defense.

The successful applicant can expect to handle civil cases from the beginning to end. You will be doing everything from pleadings, discovery, law and motion, trials, administrative hearings, and civil appeals. You will handle interesting, challenging and sometimes newsworthy cases. It’s an incredible opportunity for a civil litigator that is looking for an exciting career in public entity litigation.

For this position, we prefer 2-4 years of experience in civil litigation, including writs. Experience in the following areas of law is preferred: dangerous conditions, construction defect, employment, excessive force, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the State Planning and Zoning Law. Applicants are encouraged to identify in their application materials the experience and/or strengths they have in these areas. Dedicated and dependable legal professionals with an interest in public service are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this excellent career opportunity, please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and an application via the Placer County website www.jobsatplacercounty.com by 5:00 pm on the first priority screening date of July 17, 2024.