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Senior Attorney / Office of the Attorney


Listing Summary

REPORT TO: Athens-Clarke County Attorney

FLSA STATUS:  Exempt - Professional

CLASSIFICATION: Regular Merit; Requires satisfactory completion of a six month probationary period.

PAY GRADE: 126; $73,087 - $87,064 depending on qualifications.


Purpose of Job 

The purpose of this job is to assist the Athens-Clarke County Attorney in providing advisory, transactional, and litigation related legal services to the Unified Government.  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing and presenting cases for trial; preparing briefs, motions, contracts, deeds, and providing legal counsel to various departments and boards; assisting clients with responses to Open Records Act requests; drafting ordinances and resolutions; and performing additional tasks as assigned.

Job Related Requirements 

WORK SCHEDULE:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.  

Juris Doctorate with at least six years of experience as a practicing attorney is required with experience in four practice areas, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Must be a member of the Georgia State Bar and obtain a minimum of twelve (12) hours of accredited continuing education annually.

Must possess a valid driver's license.  


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