City of Asheville seeks attorney

The City of Asheville seeks a talented professional as its next Assistant City Attorney.

The Legal Services Department advises and represents the City of Asheville in all settings where legal advice and representation are needed or requested. The department provides advice to City Council, the city manager, city departments, and boards and commissions.  An employee in this class gives legal counsel and advice to the City Manager, City departments and City boards and commissions.

Work involves preparing and reviewing legal documents for the City and representing the City in state and federal trial and appellate court as well as administrative proceedings.  Juris doctorate awarded by an accredited school of law and at least 1 to 3 years of related experience.  License to practice law in the State of North Carolina with membership in good standing with the North Carolina Bar. Comprehensive benefits package with competitive salary depending on qualifications.

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The City of Asheville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.