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STAFF ATTORNEY

Recruitment #19-A1B-1497

Date Opened:2/9/2019 8:00:00 AM
Closing Date:2/23/2019 11:59:00 PM
Hiring Range:$55,238-$80,408
Department:COURTS CIRC & DIST
Job Type: Open and Competitive
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Eligible For:Full Benefits
Reg/Temp: Regular

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INTRODUCTION

NOTICE:  Part of the application process for the Attorney position with Loudoun County Circuit Court includes submission of a writing sample no more than 10 pages portraying your ability to conduct a legal analysis.  This must be submitted by the closing date of this posting in order for your application to be considered for the position.  Failure to submit the writing sample will disqualify you from this recruitment.  Please email the writing sample to Christie.Adler@loudoun.gov.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Loudoun County Circuit Judges in Leesburg, VA are currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Staff Attorney.

Duties will include: legal research and analysis; drafting legal opinions, memoranda, and correspondence; review of evidence, pleadings and briefs, statutes, case law and treatises.

  • Conducts complex legal research and performs analysis of facts and legal issues to arrive at a reasonable conclusion in relation to cases before the court
  • Drafts court opinions for publication or prepares memoranda recommending action on motions or petitions
  • Drafts or writes letters for the court advising parties of action taken or directed by the court
  • Reviews, edits and prepares draft opinions for judges' consideration
  • Ability to organize and manage own work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to handle a wide variety of tasks simultaneously
  • Strong sense of professionalism
  • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with court personnel, attorneys, the local bar association and the public
  • Confers informally with judges, other staff attorneys and legal specialists on work in progress
  • Participates in department meetings with Circuit Court Judges and staff
  • Meets with the Lead Staff Attorney to discuss all cases under review and adherence to guidelines with respect to quality and timeliness

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Juris Doctorate degree
  • Must have 1+ years as a Licensed Practicing Attorney
  • Must be licensed to practice law in Virginia
  • Must have legal writing experience
  • Must have good, practical, analytical legal research and writing abilities
  • Must have strong computer skills, including knowledge of online legal research tools, Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

NOTICE:  Part of the application process for the Attorney position with Loudoun County Circuit Court includes submission of a writing sample no more than 10 pages portraying your ability to conduct a legal analysis.  This must be submitted by the closing date of this posting in order for your application to be considered for the position.  Failure to submit the writing sample will disqualify you from this recruitment.  Please email the writing sample to Christie.Adler@loudoun.gov.

POST CONDITIONAL OFFER CONTINGENCIES

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background, credit and DMV check.

CONCLUSION

Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!
  • Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Annual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Annual Paid Holidays
  • Group Health Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Exceptional Performance Recognition
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Education and Career Development
Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Application NOW using the Internet.
If you have questions about how to apply online, you may contact us by phone at (703) 777-0213 or e-mail us at HR@loudoun.gov. EOE.

 



 
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