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Assistant City Attorney
City of Tucson



11/21/22

Recruitment #2211-0622-001

Close Date 12/4/2022 11:59:00 PM
HR Analyst Ankita Bhargava
Analyst Phone/Email 520.837.7512 / ankita.bhargava@tucsonaz.gov
Salary Hiring Salary $68,315 - $101,500 DOE & in accordance with Administrative Directives
Salary Grade 613
Department Attorney's Office
Job Type Open to All Applicants (External, Internal)
Employment Type Full-Time

· Vision: Coverage for annual eye exam and glasses or contacts, plus LASIK.
· Life: City-paid coverage for you & dependents, plus option to buy more.
· Long-Term Disability: Income replacement of up to 60% of your base salary in the event of a qualifying disability.
· Employee Assistance Program: Enhance your wellbeing when life doesn’t go as planned.
· Flexible Spending: Pay for qualified health and dependent care expenses using pretax dollars.
· Colonial Voluntary Benefits: Financial help in the event of cancer, hospitalization, accident, more.


Your Security and Future

· Pension: Generous pension plans that help both civilian and public safety employees retire more comfortably.
· Deferred Compensation: Save more toward a comfortable retirement with a 457(b) plan.
· Training & Tuition Assistance: Pursue your dream through internal training or financial help toward a degree.
· Education Assistance, Reimbursement, and Qualified Loan Repayment Assistance Program: Get assistance paying off your student loan debt.
· Back-Up Care: Care for your loved ones when your regular care is unavailable.


Your Peace of Mind

· Paid Parental Leave: Six (6) weeks paid leave when you welcome a child, plus other generous leave policies for FML, Medical and USERRA.
· Paid Time Away: New hires enjoy 37 days of paid time off in the first year, with time increasing steadily thereafter (In year one: 13 accrued days of vacation, 13 accrued days of sick leave, and 11 paid holidays)
· Employee Discounts: Generous discounts, ranging from car rentals to computers, gifts to groceries, electronics to entertainment.
· Social Connectedness: Forge connections with the community we serve through paid volunteerism and payroll-deducted charitable giving.

General Description

Works in the Criminal Division of the City Attorney's office under supervision of more senior and experienced attorneys and prepares cases for all phases of misdemeanor prosecution. Conducts both bench trials and jury trials. Identifies and analyzes legal issues associated with driving under the influence, domestic violence, and other misdemeanor charges.

For more information and to apply, please click here

Special Water Master (Commissioner)
Maricopa County Superior Court


November 18. 2022

Application Deadline

12/07/22

Pay Range

The salary for this position is established by the Presiding Judge. As of 1/1/2023, the salary is expected to be $148,230.00 annually.

What We Offer

We offer generous paid time off, paid sick leave, and 10 paid holidays! We have affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance, and our employees are entitled to coverage by one of several State-sponsored retirement pension plans, our employee assistance program, and wellness incentives. Additionally, our employees have the option of life insurance, disability, a group legal plan, and pet insurance. Click here to learn more!

Job Type

Commissioners

Department

About the Position

Arizona, like the other western states, is conducting general stream adjudications of most of the state’s appropriable water. Currently, there are two general adjudications of rights to appropriable water that cover large areas of land in southern and northern Arizona. The general adjudications require users of appropriable water who wish to have a water right to file claims for those water rights. More than 100,000 claims have been filed by individuals, farmers, ranchers, small businesses, cities, tribes, mining companies, the State of Arizona, and the United States. Arizona Department of Water Resources (“ADWR”), which serves as a technical advisor to the court, investigates those claims and prepares reports. The court then considers the claims for water rights and the objections filed to the report prepared by ADWR and issues final decreed water rights.

The Arizona Supreme Court has appointed a water judge for the general adjudication proceedings. The water judge may appoint a special master. The special master is responsible for conducting hearings and other proceedings necessary to consider the claims for water rights and the objections filed to the ADWR reports. The cases are generally conducted under the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedures and can involve discovery disputes, motions in limine, dispositive motions, and evidentiary hearings. The cases run the entire gamut in terms of size and complexity. Once all of the claimed rights have been litigated for a watershed or a reservation, the completed abstracts, which have been assembled in a catalog of proposed water rights, are submitted with a final report and a recommended decree to the water judge for final consideration and a final decree. In addition to deciding individual cases, the special master will decide legal issues of broad legal importance to large numbers of claimants in the general adjudications. Those decisions are included in final reports that are submitted to the water judge for a final determination.

The Special Water Master, under the supervision of the Water Judge, is responsible for conducting hearings and other proceedings necessary to consider the claims for water rights and the objections filed to the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) reports. In addition to deciding individual cases, the Special Water Master will decide legal issues of broad legal importance to large numbers of claimants in the general adjudications. Those decisions are included in final reports that are submitted to the Water Judge for a final determination and decree.

When applying for this position, please make sure to upload a current resume, and a cover letter detailing your experience related to the Special Water Master position.

For more information and to apply, please click here

ASU 
Complex Case Management Specialist

11/7/22


85785BR

Campus: Tempe

Complex Case Mgmt Specialist

Job Description

 

The Complex Case Management Specialist manages a varied caseload of complex investigations involving alleged violations of University policy and/or law regarding harassment, discrimination, retaliation, related misconduct, and other serious misconduct warranting the involvement of specialized investigative staff. The Complex Case Management Specialist interacts regularly with University executives, deans, administrators, faculty, managers, supervisors, staff, and students to complete investigations. The Complex Case Management Specialist drafts professional, well-analyzed, detailed investigation reports.
 

 

Job Family

Legal Affairs

Department Name

Univ Rights & Responsibilities

Full-Time/Part-Time

Full-Time

VP Code

UNIVERSITY ADMIN

Scope of Search

Open

Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

Depends on experience

Close Date

23-November-2022

Category

03

Essential Duties

 

  • Conducts thorough, prompt, and equitable administrative investigations involving sensitive and complex issues.
  • Consults relevant policies, laws, regulations, and administrative guidance to determine elements and standards relevant to the issues being investigated.
  • Develops investigation plans to identify allegations and issues, applicable policies and laws, relevant evidence, and scope of investigations.  
  • Performs core investigative tasks, including interviewing witnesses, gathering relevant records, evaluating and analyzing evidence, conducting credibility assessments, making factual findings, and drafting comprehensive reports that summarize the investigation.
  • Understands due process principles.
  • Uses critical thinking skills to spot relevant issues; identifies, analyzes, and weighs relevant evidence; and draws sound conclusions in complex matters.
  • Uses exceptional legal writing skills to draft concise, well-analyzed investigation reports.
  • Ensures timely, appropriate communication with all parties and stakeholders regarding investigations.
  • Maintains accurate, comprehensive investigation records; tracks investigation progress.
  • Works as a team member to help colleagues complete investigations.
  • Develops and maintains effective, collaborative working relationships within the department and across the University.
  • Liaises with Title IX coordinator regarding cases.
  • Ensures investigations are timely completed. 
     

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA accredited law school and strong academic performance a must.  Experience drafting significant legal memorandums, motions for summary judgment, or complex investigation reports.  Proven exceptional legal writing and analytical skills.

 

 

Desired Qualifications

 

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Title VII, Title IX, the ADA, and ADEA, as well as applicable federal regulations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Arizona employment laws.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of standards and practices related to personnel selection, as well as supervisory/management principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Experience drafting complex legal memoranda, pleadings, or investigative documents.
  • Experience with critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Ability to spot relevant issues, analyze facts, evaluate and weigh evidence, and draw sound conclusions in complex matters.
  • Experience in meeting deadlines and managing multiple, competing priorities.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

GENERAL ATTORNEY
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY - AGENCY WIDE
CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION
THE OFFICE OF CHIEF COUNSEL


October 31, 2022

Summary:

Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection,
Office of Chief Counsel, Office of Assistant Chief Counsel located in Yuma, Arizona.

To read more about this position, click here: Yuma General Attorney Vacancy CC 23-02 

CITY OF PHOENIX
ASSITANT CHIEF COUNSEL
LAW DEPARTMENT, CIVIL DIVISION

October 12, 2022

ABOUT THIS POSITION

The Assistant Chief Counsel's work is performed in the Office of the City Attorney, in accordance with general policies of the City Council and City Manager and the accepted standards of the legal profession, including all applicable ethical rules.

This vacancy is in the Civil Division. The Assistant Chief Counsel is responsible for managing a Section that provides legal advice and services for a variety of departments within the City. The preferred candidate has experience with transactional work and management or supervision of staff. The Section Chief will supervise 4 to 6 attorneys in the Civil division and represent at least one department in an area of expertise shown through the interview process. This position represents the City, its agents, and employees in all aspects of legal work related to those departments. This position will have the responsibility to draft, review and negotiate contracts and leases and other transactional work, and advise the departments on legal issues and problems associated with the departments it represents.

This position is expected to perform difficult professional and complex legal work, including revisions to the Phoenix City Code, client consultation to assist decision makers, and drafting legal analysis to assist managers and directors with a variety of issues. It also may require conducting public meetings or representing the City during administrative hearings or court proceedings.

Understanding of state and federal civil rights laws, employee conduct, benefit programs, and labor law and labor negotiations is needed. This position reports directly to the Chief Assistant City Attorney or Chief Counsel but is expected to work independently in performing all assigned duties.

There are currently two vacancies, with the potential for additional vacancies that may be filled from this recruitment. One vacancy is in the Human Resources Section.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • The incumbent should possess significant knowledge of municipal government; local and state governmental relationships; working with elected officials, legal problem-solving in municipalities.

SALARY

 

$132,444.00 to $163,009.60 annually.  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. The City contributes 9% of salary into 457/401(a) plans with no matching required. $3,600/annual car allowance and $1,440/annual cell phone allowance.

 

 

BENEFITS

 

A comprehensive Middle Manager benefits package is offered which includes:

Traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, HSA/HDHP plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually, dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement; paid time off includes 12.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, 15 sick days.  Additionally, effective 10/1/2022, Paid Parental Leave is now offered to eligible employees up to 480 hours (12 weeks) of paid leave for the birth, adoption or foster care placement of a child during a 12-month period.  For more details, visit: Middle Manager Benefits.

Pension Information

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four years of experience as a practicing civil attorney, including six months of experience in the practice of municipal law.
  • Graduation from an accredited school of law.
  • The City job description can be found here.
  • All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.
  • For information regarding pre-screening and driving positions, click here.
  • Some positions require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:

  • Eight years of experience as a practicing attorney.
  • Experience drafting contracts, resolution and ordinances and performing other transactional work.
  • Experience managing legal and other professional personnel.
  • Drafting administrative regulations or other internal policies and procedures regarding employee conduct, benefits, or related matters.
  • Compliance experience with state and federal laws and regulations (AZ Civil Rights Act, Title VII, ADA, FMLA, FLSA), including IRS regulations and qualified plan or trust documents.
  • Experience representing City departments/functions in administrative hearings before the Civil Service Board (employee discipline), the Phoenix Employment Relations Board (unfair labor practice charges); and other administrative bodies.

RECRUITMENT DATES

Recruitment closes November 7, 2022. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date. First review of applications will occur the week of October 24th.

This is a position-based recruitment and generates a one-time use only list. Once interviews are conducted and candidates are selected, this job posting will be considered closed and candidates will no longer be in consideration for the position applied for. however, alternates may be designated for consideration to fill any future vacancies occurring over the next six months.

HOW TO APPLY

 

Apply online at https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs/ by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.

 

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  • If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our HR Connection Center at (602) 495-5700.

 

 

REFERENCE

Asst Chief Counsel: Job Code 10210, ID# 47284

City of Phoenix employees commit to Work Smart, Spend Wisely, Be Kind.

City of Phoenix is an equal opportunity employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni who meet the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.

LAW DEPARTMENT - CIVIL DIVISION
CHIEF COUNSEL

October 11, 2022

ABOUT THIS POSITION

The Chief Counsel is a member of the executive management team of the Law Department and is responsible for assisting with the operation of the Civil Division. The Chief Counsel manages approximately 15 attorneys encompassing three to six separate practice sections which may include Transportation, Land Use, Litigation, Public Safety, Human Resources, and Community Services. The Chief Counsel may be involved in planning, organizing, directing or implementing civil litigation activities and giving written and oral advice to the Mayor, City Council, City Manager, other City officials, and department heads. The Chief Counsel also assists with processing and oversight of the Council agenda and ordinance processes. The position is also responsible for developing alternative legal and administrative solutions to persistent problems and new challenges.

There is currently one vacancy, with the potential for additional vacancies that may be filled from this recruitment.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

The Chief Counsel exercises independent knowledge in planning, organizing, directing, and implementing civil litigation and transactional activities. Significant knowledge of municipal government and working with elected officials is highly desirable.

  • The Chief Counsel`s work is performed in the Office of the City Attorney, in accordance with general policies of the City Council and City Manager and the accepted standards of the legal profession, including all applicable ethical rules.
  •  

SALARY

 

$139,807.00 to $176,072.00 annually.  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. The City contributes 9% of salary into 457/401(a) plans with no matching required.  $5,400/annual car allowance and $1,440/annual cell phone allowance.

 

 

BENEFITS

A comprehensive Executive benefits package is offered which includes:

Traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, HSA/HDHP plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement; paid time off includes 12.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, 15 sick days. Additionally, effective 10/1/2022, Paid Parental Leave is now offered to eligible employees up to 480 hours (12 weeks) of paid leave for the birth, adoption or foster care placement of a child during a 12-month period.  For more details, visit: Executive Benefits.

Pension Information

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four years of experience as a practicing civil attorney, including two years of experience in the practice of municipal law (or two years as an Assistant City Attorney III).
  • Graduation from an accredited school of law.
  • The City job description can be found here.
  • All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.
  • For information regarding pre-screening and driving positions, click here.
  • Some positions require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:

  • Experience drafting contracts, development agreements, resolutions, ordinances, and performing other transactional work.
  • Experience handling litigation matters, particularly tort claims, and special actions related to municipal government operations.
  • Experience in labor law and human-resource issues.
  • Considerable experience managing legal and other professional personnel.

RECRUITMENT DATES

Recruitment closes November 7, 2022. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date. First review of applications will occur the week of October 24th.

This is a position-based recruitment and generates a one-time use only list. Once interviews are conducted and candidates are selected, this job posting will be considered closed and candidates will no longer be in consideration for the position applied for. however, alternates may be designated for consideration to fill any future vacancies occurring over the next six months.

HOW TO APPLY

 

Apply online at https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs/ by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.

 

WE ARE HERE TO HELP

  • Job interviews may be held by video or audio conference.
  • If you are in need of computer resources, click here for free options.
  • Arizona at Work has frequent classes to help with resume writing, interviewing skills, and general career guidance. Click here for more information.
  • Explore other Employment Opportunities with the City of Phoenix.
  • Subscribe to receive e-mail notifications about new employment opportunities.
  • If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our HR Connection Center at (602) 495-5700.

 

REFERENCE

Chief Counsel (NC): Job Code 10200, ID# 47286

City of Phoenix employees commit to Work Smart, Spend Wisely, Be Kind.

City of Phoenix is an equal opportunity employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni who meet the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.

CITY OF PHOENIX

ASSISTANT CITY PROSECUTOR  

(ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY II*PROSECUTOR - NC)

October 7, 2022

ABOUT THIS POSITION

The Law Department is comprised of the City Attorney's Office, which handles representing the City in civil matters, and the City Prosecutor's Office, which handles the prosecution of misdemeanor crimes committed in Phoenix. The City Prosecutor's Office is offering an exciting opportunity to make a difference in our community and to be part of a professional, dedicated, and committed group of people working to make Phoenix better. We are looking for lawyers who want to be part of this team and who see prosecution as a career.

 

A prosecutor can be expected to make daily court appearances, negotiate plea bargains designed to improve the lives of the parties involved as well as our community, review or initiate charges, participate in arraignments and pretrial-disposition conferences, and conduct bench and jury trials. Types of crimes handled will include assault, shoplifting, theft, prostitution, DUI, and other driving offenses.

 

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • The ideal candidate should demonstrate an ability to work well within a team atmosphere, display sound judgment, and interact professionally with victims, defendants, witnesses, office staff, co-workers, attorneys, judges, and court personnel. The ability to clearly communicate orally and in writing is necessary for this position.

 

SALARY

$86,673.60 - $107,910.40 annually.  Candidates may be hired up to $107,910.40 depending upon qualifications.  

 

BENEFITS

A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA/HDHP plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 12.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days and personal leave days. 

 

For more details, visit: Unit 007 Benefits

Pension Information

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • One year of experience as a practicing attorney and graduation from an accredited school of law.
  • Experience in legal research and the independent handling of trial work up to the jury trials, contested case or appeal level.
  • Active member in good standing of the State Bar of Arizona. Please include your Arizona State Bar license number on resume or cover letter along with the date you received your Bar number.
  • An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be considered, including, but not limited to, trial practice/clinical programs, moot court experience, law school prosecution internships, and clerkships.
  • The City job description can be found here.
  • All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.
  • For information regarding pre-screening and driving positions, click here.
  • Some positions require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:

  • Trial experience is not a prerequisite, but an aptitude for trial advocacy and familiarity with trial procedure is viewed favorably.
  • Trial-practice classes, moot-court experience, and law-school prosecution-internship experience is viewed favorably.

 

RECRUITMENT DATES

Recruitment closes November 28, 2022. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.

This recruitment and any interview process as a result of this recruitment may be used by multiple hiring managers and multiple departments throughout the City to fill any related current or future vacancies; other recruitments and appropriate eligible lists may also be considered.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs/ by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.

 

WE ARE HERE TO HELP

  • During the current health crisis, job interviews may be held by video or audio conference.
  • Please be aware that you may be required to wear a face covering or use other personal protective equipment (PPE) related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • If you are in need of computer resources, click here for free options.
  • Arizona at Work has frequent classes to help with resume writing, interviewing skills, and general career guidance. Click here for more information.
  • Explore other Employment Opportunities with the City of Phoenix.
  • Subscribe to receive e-mail notifications about new employment opportunities.
  • If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our HR Connection Center at (602) 495-5700

 

REFERENCE

Asst City Atty II*Pros: Job ID 47368

City of Phoenix employees commit to Work Smart, Spend Wisely, Be Kind.

City of Phoenix is an equal opportunity employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni who meet the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.


TOWN OF MARANA
ASSISTANT TOWN ATTORNEY/ASSOCIATE TOWN ATTORNEY


SALARY: See Position Description OPENING DATE: 09/26/22 CLOSING DATE: Continuous TOWN OF MARANA.

Marana is the fastest growing community in Southern Arizona and the 2nd largest municipality in Pima County. The Town was recently recognized as one of the ten most successful cities in Arizona. Marana lies approximately 20 minutes northwest of downtown Tucson and 75 minutes southeast of Phoenix. The Town makes its decisions based on a Strategic Plan that has five focus areas: Commerce, Community, Heritage, Innovation and Recreation. Marana's standards are high. We are an organization of excellence and have developed four Cultural Value Statements that provide the guidelines for how we work together. Our Cultural Values are: Dedicated Service, Respect, Teamwork and Engaged Innovation.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Town of Marana is seeking an Assistant Town Attorney or Associate Town Attorney to work in the Legal Department. This is a term-limited temporary position, benefit eligible, lasting up to 36 months, working at least 20 hours per week. It is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in providing legal representation and advice to Town officials and departments. The ideal candidate must be able to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment, have the ability to work with minimal supervision, have excellent attention to detail and exceptional communication skills (oral and written), and have the ability to establish and maintain working relationships with Town employees, court officials, police officers, attorneys, and the general public. The Town offers a competitive benefits package: http://www.maranaaz.gov/benefits Assistant Town Attorney: Salary Range: $78,146 - $97,682 Associate Town Attorney: Salary Range: $69,155 - $86,444 Placement within the salary range is dependent on direct experience Salary will be prorated for part-time work

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: 10/6/22, 9:09 AM Job Bulletin https://agency.governmentjobs.com/marana/default.cfm?action=jobbulletin&JobID=3735219 2/3 Provide as-needed legal advice; perform legal analysis, research, and writing; communicate results to clients. Attend meetings of the Town Council, boards and commissions, and Town staff; analyze and assimilate information; and organize calendar and work tasks. Prepare and review legal documents; read and apply knowledge of subject; maintain legal knowledge of issues. Represent the Town in legal proceedings; prepare legal pleadings; attend court; present arguments; communicate with witnesses and counsel; and negotiate with opposing counsel and parties. MINIMUM

QUALIFICATIONS: ASSISTANT TOWN ATTORNEY MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Juris Doctor degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association Member in good standing of the State Bar of Arizona Three years of legal experience working as an attorney ASSOCIATE TOWN

ATTORNEY MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Juris Doctor degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association Member in good standing of the State Bar of Arizona or expected admittance to the Bar within six months of law school graduation PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with municipal law in Arizona RECRUITMENT PROCESS: If you meet the minimum requirements, submit a completed Town of Marana application which can be supplemented with a resume and cover letter. Candidates are responsible for verifying receipt of materials. Applications must be submitted by applying online at www.maranaaz.gov and following the employment link. All status updates will be sent via email through the applicant tracking system. REVIEW PROCESS Job posting will remain open until a sufficient number of applicants have met the minimum requirements. Applications will be reviewed weekly with most qualified candidates being scheduled for interviews.

TOWN OF MARANA CONTACT INFORMATION 11555 West Civic Center Drive Marana, AZ 85653 www.maranaaz.gov ph (520) 382-1900 / fx (520) 382-3500 QUESTIONS Human Resources Staff Contact Loren Churchman /520.382.1934/ lchurchman@maranaaz.gov For technical issues with the NEOGOV site, please contact Customer Support at 1-855-524- 5627. The Town of Marana is an equal opportunity employer. If you require a reasonable accommodation at any stage of the application/exam process due to a disability, please contact the Human Resources Department prior to any deadlines related to this recruitment process. Please contact the Human Resources Department if you would like this publication in an alternative format.

Bogutz & Gordon, P.C.—Associate Estates & Trusts Attorney

9/27/22

Bogutz & Gordon, P.C. is a Tucson based law firm that is looking to hire an associate attorney.  Our firm prides itself on being a team orientated place to establish your career as well as a firm with a healthy work-life balance.  Our firm focuses on estate planning, probate, and fiduciary services.  An associate would learn and be involved in all areas of our practice.  Any applicant should enjoy working with clients, be well organized, want to be in a solutions based practice, and want to work on a variety of projects.  Any applicant should be licensed to practice in Arizona or planning to take the February 2023 Arizona Bar Exam.  No prior experience in estates and trusts is required.  Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted.  If you are interested in working with our firm, please email Teresa Lancaster at teresa@bogutzandgordon.com

CITY OF PHOENIX
ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY - IV - LITIGATION

September 13, 2022

ABOUT THIS POSITION

This Assistant City Attorney position provides legal services primarily to the Risk Management Division of the Finance Department and but also provides legal services to all City departments and employees. As a litigation/trial attorney, a background in tort-defense, and municipal law, is a plus. In representing the City and its employees in civil lawsuits, customer service is of paramount importance. Job duties include: investigating accidents or incidents involving City departments and employees, drafting pleadings, motions and written discovery, taking and defending depositions of parties, witnesses, and experts, drafting status reports and dispositive motions, appearing in court and ultimately, trying cases in both federal and state courts if necessary.

Assistant City Attorneys in the Civil Division of the Law Department work under one of five Assistant Chief Counsels. All attorneys in the Law Department may be reassigned based on the best interests of the City as determined by the City Attorney.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • The ideal candidate has trial experience and/or significant civil (tort-defense) experience, Section 1983 and other civil rights experience, and excellent verbal and written skills

SALARY

Up to $155,251.20 annually.  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. The City contributes 9% of salary into 457/401(a) plans with no matching required. $3,600/annual car allowance and $1,440/annual cell phone allowance.

BENEFITS

A comprehensive Middle Manager benefits package is offered which includes:

Traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, HSA/HDHP plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually, dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement; paid time off includes 12.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, 15 sick days.  For more details, visit: Middle Manager Benefits.

Pension Information

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four years of experience as a practicing civil or criminal attorney
  • Experience in the practice of municipal law; the review, negotiation, and drafting of contracts or other primary responsibility for participation in transactional work
  • Experience with significant client contact; primary responsibility for civil litigation, and pleading and motion-practice
  • One year of government law practice; and a working knowledge of the legal subject matter involved with the department to which assignment will be made
  • Graduation from an accredited school of law
  • Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted
  • The City job description can be found here.
  • All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.
  • For information regarding pre-screening and driving positions, click here.
  • Some positions require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage.

The City of Phoenix has paused plans to implement a federal mandate requiring all city employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. This decision comes after a series of legal challenges and a ruling from a federal judge which temporarily halts the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors nationwide. If the requirement is reinstated, the City of Phoenix may require new hires to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status as a condition of employment. After a conditional offer has been extended, candidates may request a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:

  • Five years minimum experience in civil tort law.
  • Experience representing municipalities or other governmental entities

RECRUITMENT DATES

Recruitment closes October 10, 2022. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.

This is a position-based recruitment and generates a one time use only list. Once interviews are conducted and candidates are selected, this job posting will be considered closed and candidates will no longer be in consideration for the position applied for. This posting will not result in any ongoing eligibility list.

HOW TO APPLY

Apply online by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.

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REFERENCE

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City of Phoenix is an equal opportunity employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni who meet the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Office of the Legal Advocate
Attorney III

September 7, 2022

About the Position

Come be a part of a dynamic legal team as an Attorney at the Office of the Legal Advocate! 

 

As an Attorney, you will have an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of indigent clients appointed to our office by the court. You will put your legal skills to work preparing cases and representing clients through all phases of the court proceedings, all while having a positive impact on those in our community who are impoverished.

 

This recruitment will be used to fill current vacancies in the Felony Criminal Group.


About Maricopa County's Office of the Legal Advocate

We provide high-quality legal representation to our clients while protecting the fundamental rights of every member of the community.

 

The Office of the Legal Advocate is made up of hard-working and dedicated people who believe in safeguarding the constitutional rights of the indigent clients we serve. We strive to build a stronger team with every team member we add because every one of our colleagues plays an integral part in delivering excellent representation.

 

If your goal is to be part of a dynamic, supportive, and pivotal office, please consider applying to the Office of the Legal Advocate!

 

Position Qualifications

 

We recognize your time is valuable, so please apply if you meet the following required qualifications.


Education 

  • Juris Doctor or Doctor of Jurisprudence from an American Bar Association (ABA) approved law school

Experience 
  • Three years of experience as an attorney in the area of criminal law 

 Other Requirements 

  • Must be admitted to practice law and be an active, current member in good standing with the State Bar of Arizona at the time of application.
  • Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Arizona driver's license by the time of hire.


  Our Preferred Candidate has 

  •  Experience with adult criminal matters
  • Five or more years of experience as an attorney in the area of criminal law 

 

Essential Job Tasks

 

The tasks listed are a representation and not an all-inclusive list of essential job tasks for this position.

  • Appears in court representing clients at scheduled hearings and trials
  • Presents oral arguments as appropriate in support of clients' legal interest
  • Researches facts and analyzes legal issues using both computerized and printed legal research tools
  • Composes motions, briefs, correspondence, and other legal documents
  • Prepares cases for trial by interviewing witnesses, visiting crime scenes and other case-related locations
  • Reviews evidence on- and off-site
  • Discusses and presents analyses of legal issues to clients, court personnel, and related individuals
  • Communicates in person and by phone with clients, opposing counsel, co-workers, supervisors, and others
  • Travels to courts, jails, detention centers and correctional facilities to effectively represent clients
  • Provides leadership for professionals, including other attorneys, mitigation specialists, investigators, and paralegals consistent with the current assignment
  • Attends Continuing Legal Education seminars


Working Conditions  

The job requires the ability to work with traumatic subject matter (crime scenes, accidents, etc.), interruptions, time pressures, high volumes of work, accuracy, decision making, concentration/vigilance, teamwork, working in close physical proximity with others, public contact, overtime, and handling multiple, complicated, unscheduled, and frequently changing tasks may be a common occurrence.  May be required to lift 15-25 pounds from floor to waist; 15 pounds waist to shoulder or shoulder to overhead; carry 15-25 pounds 100 feet or push/pull 100 pounds 1000 feet. Work requires travel to and from job-related locations during a scheduled workday, subject to County policies regarding the use of County vehicles and/or private vehicles used on County business. 

 

Selection Procedure

 

The Maricopa County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates considered to be the most highly qualified. Those selected will be assessed based on the evaluation of listed education and experience. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a list provided by Human Resources.


All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.


For more information and to apply, please click here.

CITY OF PEORIA
Assistant City Attorney – General Counsel

August 31, 2022

$101,227 to $125,522  Annually

City of Peoria - Assistant City Attorney, General Counsel- Provides legal services to City Attorney and Chief Assistant and City departments, boards and commissions of the City of Peoria. Assigned departments may include Budget; Economic Development, City Clerk, Public Works; Arts, Culture and Library Services; Neighborhood and Community Services and various Boards and Commissions.  Seeking general counsel attorney with excellent research and writing, intellectual curiosity, flexibility, oral advocacy, and local government experience in Arizona public records law, giving legal advice regarding economic development, public records, and open meeting law.  Seeking attorney that handles routine communication and case matter management tasks autonomously, without paralegal assistance. Strengths in team and independent work are important.

https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1206701&d=ExternalCareerSite#/


ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL AND DIRECTOR JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

August 19, 2022

Please find the attached job announcement for:

  • Associate General Counsel-Litigation position with Arizona State University.  The posting is also on the ASU website and may be accessed at View details 82187BR - Assoc General Counsel
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  • Associate General Counsel-Transaction position with Arizona State University.  The posting is also on the ASU website and may be accessed at View details 82191BR - Assoc General Counsel
  •  
  • University Rights and Responsibility Director position with Arizona State University.  The posting is also on the ASU website and may be accessed at View details 81007BR – Director Rights & Responsibilities

CITY OF TUCSON PROSECUTORS OFFICE
ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY

August 13, 2022


The City Prosecutor's Office is seeking an entry-level attorney to prosecute misdemeanor offenses in City Court.  The prosecutor performs all pre-trial, trial, and post-trial functions.


City-Wide Benefits


· Medical: Choice between a high deductible plan (HSA or HRA), or Network plan.
· Dental: Choice between a national dental PPO and a local dental HMO.
· Vision: Coverage for annual eye exam and glasses or contacts, plus LASIK. 
· Life: City-paid coverage for you & dependents, plus option to buy more. 
· Long-Term Disability: Income replacement of up to 60% of your base salary in the event of a qualifying disability. 
· Employee Assistance Program: Enhance your wellbeing when life doesn’t go as planned.
· Flexible Spending: Pay for qualified health and dependent care expenses using pretax dollars. 
· Colonial Voluntary Benefits: Financial help in the event of cancer, hospitalization, accident, more.


Your Security and Future

· Pension: Generous pension plans that help both civilian and public safety employees retire more comfortably.
· Deferred Compensation: Save more toward a comfortable retirement with a 457(b) plan.

· Training & Tuition Assistance: Pursue your dream through internal training or financial help toward a degree. 
· Education Assistance, Reimbursement, and Qualified Loan Repayment Assistance Program: Get assistance paying off your student loan debt. 
· Back-Up Care: Care for your loved ones when your regular care is unavailable.


Your Peace of Mind


· Paid Parental Leave: Six (6) weeks paid leave when you welcome a child, plus other generous leave policies for FML, Medical and USERRA. 
· Paid Time Away: New hires enjoy 37 days of paid time off in the first year, with time increasing steadily thereafter (In year one: 13 accrued days of vacation, 13 accrued days of sick leave, and 11 paid holidays)
· Employee Discounts: Generous discounts, ranging from car rentals to computers, gifts to groceries, electronics to entertainment.
· Social Connectedness: Forge connections with the community we serve through paid volunteerism and payroll-deducted charitable giving.


General Description
Works in the Criminal Division of the City Attorney's office under supervision of more senior and experienced attorneys and prepares cases for all phases of misdemeanor prosecution.  Conducts both bench trials and jury trials. Identifies and analyzes legal issues associated with driving under the influence, domestic violence, and other misdemeanor charges.


Essential Functions
Orders evidence and prepares pretrial statements and plea offers. Maintains familiarity with civil or criminal procedures in City, state and federal courts.


Conducts legal research and analysis for cases and projects, and assists supervisor at state and federal court trials. In civil division assignments, identifies, analyzes and discusses legal issues associated with projects and cases. Assists in the integration of legal advice to the operational levels of City departments, the City Manager's office and the Mayor and Council.


In criminal division assignments, investigates and prosecutes misdemeanor cases. Supervises law student volunteers and engages in public outreach and educational opportunities within the community.


Identifies and analyzes legal issues associated with projects and programs of City wide importance by attending court, attending meetings with City executive staff, discussing issues and law with peers and supervisors, and presenting issues and analysis to supervisors for review and guidance.


Assists victims by phone and in person regarding pleas, case status, and court processes.


Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Education Level & Type: Juris Doctorate


Minimum Experience Qualifications: Under 1 year civil and/or criminal litigation


Special Job Requirements
The City of Tucson will be instituting the Supreme Courts “Limited Practice” rule that allows recent Juris Doctor graduates to practice in Court under the supervision of a Senior Attorney until they can take and pass the Bar Examination.


Applicants who have sat for the Bar Exam, but have not yet received their Arizona State Bar License are eligible to be considered. Please submit the letter recommending admission from the Supreme Court of Arizona's Committee on Examinations and Character and Fitness at the time of your oral board interview.  


Selection Plan
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated on the education and work experience in their employment profile and the responses to their supplemental questions. Highest scoring applicants will then be invited to participate in Oral Board Interviews. 


A Juris Doctor Degree MUST be presented and a legal writing sample composed within the last 2 years (maximum 10 pages) at the time of Oral Board Interview. The legal writing sample may include actual work done as a law clerk, lawyer, or alternatively, it may be work done in law school to continue in this process.


Virtual Oral Board Interviews will be held the week of October 17, 2022
Upon completion of all examination processes, the highest scoring applicants will be placed on the Civil Service Employment List.  An applicant's ranking on the Civil Service list will be based on their final score which will be calculated as:


15% of your rating for Education and Work experience
15% of your Legal Writing Sample
70% of your Oral Board Interview
This recruitment will establish a civil service list that will be utilized to fill vacancies occurring within the next 6 months.


Veterans, Native American, or Disability preference points will be added to the final score for those that are placed on the Civil Service Employment List.  If you qualify for preference points as outlined in the Employment Profile, you must email your documentation at the time of your interview.  The DD 214 must be a copy that indicates characterization of service.


If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please email ankita.bhargava@tucsonaz.gov at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.  


Conclusion
Communications throughout this process will be sent via email exclusively so please ensure your browser accepts emails from jobs@tucsonaz.gov and check your email account regularly; this may include your junk box/spam filter. Failure to respond or follow instructions will result in disqualification.
Pre-Employment Medical Testing Requirements
None.


**The City of Tucson values the safety of our employees, our residents, our community, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative, or you must request an exemption from your representative. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with the City of Tucson.**


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To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.


The City of Tucson hires lawful workers only - US citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization - without discrimination. Federal immigration laws require all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In its efforts to meet the law's requirements, the City of Tucson participates in the E-Verify program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the eligibility of workers.


Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.

CITY OF PHOENIX
GENERAL MANAGER - OAT – OFFICE OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY

August 6, 2022

ABOUT THIS POSITION

The City of Phoenix has recently established the Office of Accountability and Transparency (OAT) to
monitor, review and mediate incidents between the residents of Phoenix and the sworn personnel of
the Phoenix Police Department. The Office will make recommendations to the Police Chief, Mayor’s
Office, and City Manager’s Office regarding police department policy, training and disciplinary issues
to advance the mission of the City of Phoenix.

The City of Phoenix is actively seeking to hire a General Manager. This individual will assist the OAT
Director in overseeing the day to day operations of the Office of Accountability and Transparency,
providing guidance to the community outreach staff, research analyst and monitoring staff.
Additionally, this individual will provide legal services, perform difficult professional and administrative
legal work, including major policy development or revisions. This individual will assist City leaders in
the evaluation of police policies, decisions, training procedures, and relevant laws.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Serves as counsel to the Office.

 Exercises management responsibility within the Office as assigned by the Director.
 Assess the impact upon OAT operations of major developments in the City Charter, State
Constitution, and state and federal law.
 Reviews and analyzes ordinances, statutes, and policies from other jurisdictions around the
country with police oversight responsibilities.
 Appears before county, state, and federal legislative and administrative bodies, as directed.
 Conducts reviews and assessments to improve operations, streamlines work processes, and
enhances customer service.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate will possess a strong sense of duty and service to their community. This
individual will have familiarity with law enforcement practices and responsibilities. The ideal candidate will be a strong communicator with the ability to deliver messages to executive leadership as well asthe public. In addition, the ideal candidate will be prepared to operate independently while exercisingdiscretion and sound judgement.


SALARY

Up to $155,251.20 annually.  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. The City
contributes 9% of salary into 457/401(a) plans with no matching required. $3,600/annual car
allowance and $1,440/annual cell phone allowance.



To Apply, applicants should be directed to our Employment page at https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs/

2022 Attorney General's Honors Program



The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management (OARM) is excited to announce that the Attorney General’s Honors Program (HP) application opens on Sunday, July 31, 2022. Applications must be submitted via the online application by Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at 11:59 PM ET. DOJ has several entry-level attorney opportunities through the HP.

Key Dates

July 31: Application opens

Early September: Application deadline

Late September:  Interview candidates selected

Mid-October - early November:  Interviews conducted

Late November - February:  Offers Extended

More information about the program, including offices participating and the number of available positions, can be found here.

Fisher Phillips
Employment Litigation Associate

July 30, 2022

The Phoenix office of Fisher Phillips seeks to hire an employment litigation associate to join our Employment Litigation team. This is an excellent opportunity for an attorney with 2-5 years of experience looking to grow a practice under the mentorship of talented partners. We are looking for the next team member to join our community, someone who thrives in a hybrid work environment, and has a growth mindset.

 

Typical day-to-day opportunities include working as part of a team handling litigation matters from start to finish, including responding to pleadings, managing discovery, taking depositions, arguing motions, and participating in mediations. You will work with clients on various day-to-day challenges under all employment laws, drafting/revising handbooks, training, and similar activities. You will also have the opportunity to educate clients through learning programs geared to guide them through challenging moments with their business using unique technology platforms. Fisher Phillips is on the cutting edge when it comes to innovation and technology, and we seek team members who are eager to use these platforms.

 

Although we would prefer that you have some experience in employment law, we are also interested in working with developing talented attorneys who come to us with excellent skills in any litigation arena. If you have substantive litigation experience and a demonstrated interest in labor and employment law, we invite you to apply.

 

We know what success factors are needed to provide excellent client service to our internal and external clients. This means we are looking for attorneys with excellent academic credentials, strong writing and analytical skills, the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, commitment to and empathy for their fellow team members, and a relentless commitment to growth and client service. Admission to the Arizona Bar is required.

 

To apply, please direct your materials to Dorianna Phillips, Director of Attorney Recruiting. Please upload PDF copies of your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and a brief writing sample (10 pages max). Click here to apply.

Sacks Tierney
Commercial Finance Attorney

July 26, 2022

Sacks Tierney is seeking an attorney with 2-7 years of commercial and/or public finance experience to join our firm as an associate or junior partner.  Applicants must have excellent training and experience in lending transactions including due diligence, drafting and negotiating loan documentation, and administering closings in one or more of the following areas: commercial, real estate, public finance, tribal finance, and/or project finance. 

The attorney applicant must be licensed to practice in Arizona. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to 
Laura Boulanger.

Sacks Tierney
Construction Law Attorney

July 26, 2022

Sacks Tierney is seeking an attorney with 5-10 years of construction litigation and construction transactional experience to join our firm. Applicants must have excellent research, analytical, and writing skills; experience appearing and arguing before the court; drafting and responding to written discovery; and taking and defending depositions.

In addition, the successful candidate must have strong academic credentials and be licensed to practice in Arizona.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to 
Laura Boulanger.

KUTAK ROCK LLP
SENIOR ATTORNEY POSITION

July 25, 2022

JOB DESCRIPTION

Kutak Rock LLP, a national law firm, seeks a full-time senior associate, of-counsel or partner level candidate with 6+ years of commercial real estate transaction experience to join its Scottsdale, Arizona office. The ideal candidate will have at least 6 years of experience primarily representing REITs, real estate investors and developers in connection with commercial real estate sales, acquisitions, financings, leasing, sale-leaseback transactions and due diligence, involving retail establishments, restaurants, warehouses, distribution centers, manufacturing facilities and office buildings.

 

Compensation for this position will be commensurate with experience. Please submit a cover letter and resume for consideration for this position. Kutak Rock offers a collegial working environment with a competitive benefits package.

 

Kutak Rock LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse working environment and to principles that promote inclusive practices. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, domestic partner status, pregnancy, caregiver status, gender stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, AIDS/HIV status, handicap or disability, or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other legally protected category. The firm will provide reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Applicants requiring accommodation in the job application process should contact the Human Resources Department at 402-346-6000 or by emailing HRDepartment@KutakRock.com.

LABENZ, PLLC
FULL TIME ATTORNEY POSITION

July 25, 2022

Job Description: LaBenz Law is a virtual law firm based in the Verde Valley
handling family law cases in the Yavapai and Coconino County Superior Courts.
Seeking an experienced lawyer licensed to practice law in Arizona to handle all
aspects of family law cases from client intake to case closure. The lawyer will
have the support of two paralegals as well as mentoring by a lawyer with over 15
years of experience practicing law in Arizona. The lawyer will work from home
and be incorporated into our virtual law office structure. Salary depends on
experience.

How to Apply: send your resume and cover letter to julie@julielabenz.com.

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli
Litigation  Attorney

July 20, 2022

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli (JSH) is the third largest law firm in ArizonaFounded in 1983, we are headquartered in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, with offices in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Salt Lake City, Utah.

JSH defends clients of all sizes, across multiple industries in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. Clients are represented by trial and appellate attorneys who are familiar with the industries they serve and the current needs of their clients. Today, JSH has over 100 attorneys and 110 legal support staff, many of whom have spent their entire career at JSH.

JSH is growing and seeking associates to join our Phoenix office. The ideal candidates will possess a good understanding of civil litigation and a desire to provide exceptional client service. Candidates must be highly motivated and have excellent academic credentials.

Our firm offers a collaborative and supportive environment, complete with professional development programs including in-house CLE and Trial College, and the opportunity to take depositions, argue motions to the court and try cases to a jury.

Qualifications:

·         JD degree from an accredited law school

·         Active member in good standing with either the Arizona, New Mexico or Utah State Bar

·         1 plus years’ experience in civil litigation

·         Experience with discovery, disclosures, taking and defending depositions, drafting motions, and court appearances

·         Excellent writing and oral advocacy skills

We offer a competitive salary, a transparent bonus structure and comprehensive benefits. Please send your cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcript to www.attyrecruiting@jshfirm.com. AA/EOE



REAL ESTATE LITIGATION ATTORNEY
NEARHOOD LAW OFFICES

July 13, 2022

Real Estate Litigation Attorney. Nearhood Law Offices, PLC, an A-V rated boutique Scottsdale law firm, seeks a real estate litigation associate with 5-10 years of Arizona experience. Candidates should be highly motivated and have excellent academic credentials and writing skills.  We offer a highly professional, pleasant and family oriented work environment. Benefits include a competitive compensation package, including a retention bonus after 90 days, health insurance, and 401k with matching. 

Visit our website at www.Nearhoodlaw.com.  All inquiries are strictly confidential.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and summary of experience to Patricia A. Premeau, pap@nearhoodlaw.com


LIBERTY MUTUAL
INSURANCE DEFENSE ATTORNEY
June 20, 2022

We have a remote opening for an Insurance Defense Attorney but candidate must be based in the Phoenix, AZ area. We are looking to hire someone as soon as possible.

 

Below is a link to the posting.

 

https://jobs.libertymutualgroup.com/job/15934161/insurance-defense-attorney-remote-phoenix-az/

CITY OF GLENDALE 
PUBLIC DEFENDER AND ADVISORY COUNSEL


June 20, 2022

For additional information, click here:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/glendaleaz/jobs/3591762/public-defender-and-advisory-counsel? 






ALLIANCE OF ARIZONA NONPROFITS
ARIZONA CENTER FOR LAW IN PUBLIC INTEREST
STAFF ATTORNEY


June 13, 2022



The Center is seeking a staff attorney with a focus on environmental and/or energy law who will work collaboratively with the Executive Director in identifying legal issues and cases that will advance important public interests, in conducting legal research and investigation, and in taking an active role in litigating cases from their inception through any appeals. In addition, the staff attorney will support the Center’s fundraising.


In order to apply, you must create a profile through the Alliance website and submit necessary documentation. This job was recently posted and does not indicate a deadline date. To apply, visit: https://arizonanonprofits-jobs.careerwebsite.com/job/staff-attorney/63866390/

ASSISTANT TOWN ATTORNEY/ASSOCIATE TOWN ATTORNEY


June 7, 2022

SALARY: See Position Description
OPENING DATE: 06/07/22
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
TOWN OF MARANA:
Marana is the fastest growing community in Southern Arizona and the 2nd largest municipality in Pima County.  The Town was recently recognized as one of the ten most successful cities in Arizona.  Marana lies approximately 20 minutes northwest of downtown Tucson and 75 minutes southeast of Phoenix.  The Town makes its decisions based on a Strategic Plan that has five focus areas: Commerce, Community, Heritage, Innovation and Recreation.

Marana's standards are high. We are an organization of excellence and have developed four Cultural Value Statements that provide the guidelines for how we work together.  Our Cultural Values are: Dedicated Service, Respect, Teamwork and Engaged Innovation.
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Town of Marana is seeking an Assistant Town Attorney or Associate Town Attorney to work in the Legal Department, primarily as a prosecutor for the Town. This is a full-time position and an exciting opportunity for someone interested in providing legal representation and advice to Town officials and departments.  

The ideal candidate must be able to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment, have the ability to work with minimal supervision, have excellent attention to detail and exceptional communication skills (oral and written), and have the ability to establish and maintain working relationships with Town employees, court officials, police officers, attorneys, and the general public.

Assistant Town Attorney:
Salary Range: $78,146 - $97,682 (placement within the salary range is dependent on direct experience)
Associate Town Attorney:
Salary Range: $69,155 - $86,444 (placement within the salary range is dependent on direct experience)

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:


Prosecute misdemeanor criminal offenses in the Town of Marana from inception to resolution; represent state of Arizona at trials and other hearings, including appeals; prepare plea offers; ensure proper implementation of Victims’ Rights; draft legal motions, appeals and memoranda; and manage prosecution case load.
Represent the Town in legal proceedings; prepare legal pleadings; attend court; present arguments; communicate with witnesses and counsel; and negotiate with opposing counsel and parties.
Prepare and review legal documents; read and apply knowledge of subject; maintain legal knowledge of issues.
Work with Marana Police Department to issue criminal cases and conduct trainings for officers regarding best practices.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


ASSISTANT TOWN ATTORNEY MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Juris Doctor degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association
Member in good standing of the State Bar of Arizona
Three years of legal experience working as an attorney

ASSOCIATE TOWN ATTORNEY MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Juris Doctor degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association
Member in good standing of the State Bar of Arizona or expected admittance to the Bar within six months of law school graduation

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience with criminal law, preferably prosecution
Criminal trial experience

RECRUITMENT PROCESS:


If you meet the minimum requirements, submit a completed Town of Marana application which can be supplemented with a resume and cover letter. Candidates are responsible for verifying receipt of materials. Applications must be submitted by applying online at www.maranaaz.gov and following the employment link.  All status updates will be sent via email through the applicant tracking system.

REVIEW PROCESS
Job posting will remain open until a sufficient number of applicants have met the minimum requirements.  Applications will be reviewed weekly with the first review on 6/15/2022.  

TOWN OF MARANA CONTACT INFORMATION

11555 West Civic Center Drive
Marana, AZ 85653
www.maranaaz.gov
ph (520) 382-1900  /  fx (520) 382-3500

QUESTIONS

Human Resources Staff Contact
Loren Churchman /520.382.1934/ lchurchman@maranaaz.gov
For technical issues with the NEOGOV site, please contact Customer Support at 1-855-524-5627.

The Town of Marana is an equal opportunity employer. If you require a reasonable accommodation at any stage of the application/exam process due to a disability, please contact the Human Resources Department prior to any deadlines related to this recruitment process. Please contact the Human Resources Department if you would like this publication in an alternative format.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.maranaaz.gov/jobs


11555 West Civic Center Drive
Marana, AZ 85653
http://www.maranaaz.gov/jobs






ARIZONA BOARD OF EXECUTIVE CLEMENCY HIRING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

June 7, 2022

Job highlights

Qualifications

Knowledge of rules, regulations, policies and procedures that pertain to the Board
Knowledge of statutory provisions and open meeting laws relating to the Board
Knowledge of budget preparation and accounting procedures
Knowledge of the Arizona Criminal Justice System
Knowledge of Arizona Criminal Code
Knowledge of personnel rules

Responsibilities

The Executive Director oversees all administrative, operational and financial functions for the Board including implementing and directing all policies and procedures, personnel matters including hiring, training, discipline and performance evaluations of all administrative staff members and budget preparation, forecasts and expenditure
The Executive Director also assists the Chairman and Board members with coordination of business meeting agendas, hearing calendars and responses to requests from the Governor, Legislature and media.

Benefits

Annual Salary Range: $80,000 - $100,000


Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance.

To find out additional information or to apply for thid poition, click here:Executive Director 

Litigation Attorney
Carpenter, Hazlewood, Delgado & Bolen, LLP


June 1, 2022

Carpenter, Hazlewood, Delgado & Bolen, LLP is an industry-leader in Community Association and Business Law.  We are a mid-size law firm with attorneys across Arizona who are passionate about providing the strongest representation for our clients.  


Our practice focuses on community association law, real estate, employment law, and litigation including insurance defense.  The ideal candidate will possess a good understanding of civil litigation and a desire to provide exceptional client service. Qualified candidates will have strong interpersonal skills, be highly motivated and have excellent academic credentials. Our firm offers a collaborative and supportive environment and a professional but relaxed atmosphere.

Qualifications:

• JD degree from an accredited law school
• Active member in good standing with the Arizona State Bar
• 2-4 years’ experience in civil litigation, employment law and/or insurance defense
• Ability to manage a litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end
• Work closely and collaboratively with senior attorneys, Partners and Shareholders
• Excellent writing and analytical ability


As an Attorney at Carpenter Hazlewood, you’ll join a diverse team that values a healthy work/life balance and enjoy benefits that include eligible performance bonuses, flexible time off each year, and a competitive salary, as well as a generous benefits package including health, dental, vision, long term disability, and 401(k). 

Please send your resume to attorneyrecruiting@carpenterhazlewood.com



U.S. Department of Energy  


May 27, 2022

We are seeking 3 Public Utilities Specialists (Contracts & Energy Services) in Phoenix, AZ at the GS-9/12 grades. Please see the links to the job announcements on USAJOBS. One is open to the public, the other is open to special groups.

 

Announcement Number: 

22-WG-00300-11513327-DE - https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/656832400

Open to:  The Public

 

Announcement Number: 

22-WG-00300-11513328-MP- https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/656832900

Open to:  Current Federal employees and those eligible under special hiring authorities

 


Evans Garrey
Full-Time Personal Injury Legal Assistant
Flagstaff or Phoenix Office


5/16/22

Come work in a fast-paced, growing personal injury law firm in Phoenix, AZ. Firm also has an office in Flagstaff, AZ. Firm is seeking a full-time personal injury legal assistant. Firm values teamwork, critical thinking, and diligence. Firm is looking for a legal assistant that is detail-oriented, dependable, and capable of independent time management. Spanish fluency or superior proficiency is a requirement. Inspiring coworkers, great benefits, competitive salary, and expansive room for growth. Legal assistant will be working with two very experienced paralegals and two partners. Firm values and respects its employees and provides an environment that is supportive and uplifting. Pay range depends on experience.



Job duties include:

· Communication with clients and insurance companies.
· Organization and management of new files.
· Working with paralegals to collect medical records and lien information.
· Sending letters and documents and obtaining police reports and other public records.

An ideal candidate has the following attributes:

· Excellent writing skills
· Strong oral communication skills
· Knowledge of personal injury medical liens and reductions
· Spanish fluency or superior proficiency
· Team player, strong individual contributor
· Hard-working, self-starting, and successful in multitasking
· Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, DropBox, Outlook, and case management software like MyCase.

Schedule:

• 8-hour shift in Phoenix or Flagstaff office
• Monday to Friday

Please send resumes to Partner, Erin Evans, at eevans@evansgarrey.com.

Maxwell & Morgan, P.C.
Associate Attorney Position
Mesa, AZ

5/16/22

We are looking to add an experienced Associate Attorney to our team immediately! The right person will be passionate about using the law to help our clients achieve great legal results. They will have the opportunity to be surrounded by peers who possess the experience in community association law that allows collaboration in finding solutions while assisting our clients with their legal needs. The ideal candidate will have experience in real estate, litigation, development, collections and/or community association law.

This position is a great opportunity for someone that wants to join a firm where they will learn and grow including potential for partnership. We will provide a great deal of training and support to ensure that you are successful in your role.

If you are interested, please send your resume to djacquez@hoalaw.biz.

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C.
Full-Time Legal Nurse Consultant


My team is seeking a full-time legal nurse consultant. Ideal candidate will have RN degree, 3+ years clinical experience, and 1+ year legal experience, preferably in a law firm setting. Primarily remote at this time but in-office is permissible if preferred. Applicants should be experienced with medical record review and dealing with expert witnesses. Please send any interested candidates my way – thanks!

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C.

CORY E. TYSZKA | Attorney
Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C.
40 North Central Avenue, Suite 2700 | Phoenix, AZ 85004
P (602) 263-1739 | M (480) 703-7108 | F (602) 200-7880

Corporate Counsel Positions at Microchip

Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of embedded control applications, is looking to hire for two Corporate Counsel positions.

Corporate Counsel - Data Privacywill support the Company including Sales, Business Units, HR, IS, MarCom, and Finance on matters involving data privacy laws and security standards applicable to use and international transfer of personal data, and other regulatory and compliance matters. Legal support may include drafting, revising, and negotiating business contracts with data privacy and network security terms such as sales, purchasing, tech licensing, cloud vendor (e.g. SaaS) and intercompany contracts; drafting, updating, and implementing data privacy, security, and other compliance policies, procedures, guidelines, and training; supporting M&A activities, post-M&A integration, and other corporate initiatives, as needed.

Click here for more information and to apply.

Corporate Counsel - Trade and Regulatorywill apply knowledge of trade laws and other regulations to business operations and strategies, striving to reduce barriers to trade, and align policies and practices with corporate goals. Counsel will partner with and advise the Global Trade Compliance Team. Counsel will interface with, and be responsible for preparing materials for the Company, government agencies, regulators, customers, and other stakeholders – while striving to improve standardization and efficient processes. Counsel will support day-to-day business contracts with trade, human rights, and other regulatory obligations. Counsel will draft, implement, and/or update policies, procedures, guidelines, and training materials, and support M&A activities, post-M&A integration, and other corporate initiatives as needed.

Click here for more information and to apply.

Interested applicants may also contact Melissa Ho at melissa.ho@microchip.com.

Practice Management Attorney at the State Bar of Arizona

The Practice Management Attorney (PMA) at the State Bar of Arizona both helps people and improves the entire Arizona legal profession! The PMA is at the forefront of an ever-evolving profession as a subject matter expert in the areas of practice management, legal technology, ethics, and trust accounting.

The PMA shares that expertise with Arizona lawyers, legal paraprofessionals, and their staff through the Bar’s nationally acclaimed Practice 2.0 program, which includes phone helplines, continuing legal education courses, publications, and website content. This is a fast-paced, forward-facing position that the right candidate can use to build a foundation for becoming an agent of change in both our profession and the community.

Click here for more information, and to apply.

Assistant U.S. Attorney (Affirmative Civil Enforcement)

Applications are now being accepted for an Assistant U.S. Attorney(AUSA) position located in the Phoenix office. Civil Division AUSAs represent the United States in affirmative civil enforcement ("ACE") and defensive civil litigation in the District of Arizona. Primary ACE areas of practice include False Claims Act cases, including whistleblower actions brought by qui tam relators; civil violations of the Controlled Substances Act; enforcement of civil rights statutes; and Health Care Fraud investigations involving highly complex financial transactions. This position will handle exclusively affirmative civil enforcement matters.

The deadline to apply is May 19, 2022, for all U.S. citizens and nationals.

Click here for more information and to apply.

Ballard Spahr LLP is Hiring!

Ballard Spahr has multiple positions open across their offices! Current opportunities include Attorney positions in Business and Transactions, Finance, Real Estate, Intellectual Property, Environmental, and Litigation. Moreover, the multiple positions range from Junior Associates, Mid-level Associates, Senior Associates, to Of Counsel. Ballard Spahr has 15 locations nationwide, including but not limited to Phoenix, Washington DC, New York, and Las Vegas. See some of the current opportunities below:

Ballard Spahr is a national law firm with a client roster that includes some of the nation's largest and most innovative companies. The roles engage in challenging, sophisticated matters and an opportunity to work alongside many of the most talented, creative, and interesting people in the legal profession.

For more information, visit its career website here.

AMEX is Seeking In-House Counsels!

American Express is seeking experienced attorneys to fill several open in-house counsel roles! Open roles are usually filled within 14 days. The most recent open roles include:

Click here for more information, and to explore more job openings at AMEX!






 

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