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Tuesday, April 17, 2007

City Looking to Hire Solicitor

Title: Solicitor Rate: $400.00 per court session

The newly formed City of Milton, GA has an immediate need for a Solicitor. The incumbent in this position will represent the City of Milton as legal counsel in prosecution of cases, to include managing and conducing litigation, recommending disposition of cases, conducting legal research, interpreting laws and regulations, providing legal advice, and overseeing activities of support staff in/out of court.

The ideal candidate:Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.

Coordinates daily work activities, organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; confers with assigned staff, assists with complex/problem situations, and provides technical expertise.

Interprets, explains, applies, and ensures compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.

Consults with Court Administrator, City officials, judges, outside counsel, and other officials to review operations/activities, review/resolve problems, receive advice/direction, and provide recommendations.

Qualifications: Juris Doctorate required; five years as a member of the Georgia Bar Association; supplemented by three (3) years previous experience and/or training that includes municipal law, criminal law, traffic law, prosecution in state/federal courts, general law practice, courtroom procedures, legal research, case management, personal computer operations, and supervision; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain valid State Bar of Georgia Law License, with membership in good standing to practice law in Georgia Courts. Must possess and maintain valid membership in the Prosecuting Attorneys Council and in the North Fulton Bar Association. Candidates must be of good moral character. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license. The salary for this position is $400.00 per court session.How to Apply: Please send your cover letter and resume (Word documents only) to Connie Jacobs at connie.jacobs@cityofmiltonga.us

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