County Attorney Job Description

[Insert company name here] is an established and successful law firm specializing in [insert key areas of focus here]

We’re looking for a County Attorney to prosecute criminal and civil offenses, represent the county government in legal proceedings, and advise county officials on civil matters.


Roles & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serves as legal counsel for the Board of Legislators and department heads
  • Prepares local laws and ordinances
  • Legislative resolutions and motions
  • Prepares and reviews contracts
  • Participates in the development of county policies and procedures
  • Monitors state and federal legislation as it relates to County government
  • Provides legal representation in all civil actions by or against the County
  • Prosecute Juvenile Delinquents and Persons In Need of Supervision (PINS)
  • Responsible for the overall supervision of departmental employees
  • Prepares and administers the departmental budget
  • Does related work as required


About you

  • Doctorate of Jurisprudence from an accredited law school
  • Admission into the State Bar of [insert location] or ability to gain admission by date of hire
  • Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to maintain accurate, detailed, and confidential records
  • Strong analytical and communication skills are essential to effectively and objectively advise and/or interact with personnel and external agencies on legal matters
  • Ability to exhibit a high level of confidentiality and integrity while handling sensitive matters
  • Demonstrate a high level of initiative and responsibility and work independently
  • Ability to work under pressure in a high-volume office, produce accurate work, and meet established deadlines
  • Possess or obtain a valid [insert location] driver’s license within 30 days of hire
  • Possess and maintain a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record


What you’ll get in return

The firm offers a generous benefits package along with compensation based on experience level and client orientation.

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Medical insurance plan
  • Dental insurance plan
  • Vision insurance plan
  • Contribution to life insurance plan
  • 401k profit sharing
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Social, charity, and wellness events


To apply for the role or have a confidential discussion, contact us on [insert recruiter email address] or [insert recruiter phone number]