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This is a full-time position and receives all benefits afforded to regular employees.
Summary: The Assistant County Attorney will perform professional legal work, to include conducting legal research, handling litigation, preparing documents required for litigation purposes, and assisting in providing legal advice/counsel.
Essential Functions of the Job:
Performs legal work for the Glynn County Attorney’s Office. Conducts legal research and prepares legal opinions; provides legal advice and counsel regarding applicable federal, state, and local laws; prepares, reviews, and amends contracts and other legal documents; prepares and amends ordinances, policies, and resolutions; handles litigation and prepares required documents; provides legal counsel on property issues and transactions; attends various meetings and makes presentations as needed; communicates with County Attorney, employees, County Officials, State/Federal agencies, members of the public, and others as needed to resolve problems. Performs other duties as assigned.
Juris Doctorate required; supplemented by 5 months previous experience and/or training involving local government law; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain membership in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia, Southern District of Georgia Court, and Georgia Superior Courts.