Coconino County, Arizona is seeking a confident and engaging professional to join the legal team as its next Senior Civil Attorney. With extensive knowledge of a broad range of legal matters, the Senior Civil Attorney will provide guidance and advice to the County Board of Supervisors and be responsible for advice and counsel on a wide array of local government civil-related activities. The Senior Civil Attorney is a merit base position reporting directly to the Chief Deputy Attorney. This position has responsibility for managing the Civil Division of the County Attorney’s Office, including supervising 4 staff attorneys, overseeing the substantive legal work of staff attorneys, and providing counsel and advice, ensuring attorney development through mentoring and training. The Senior Civil Attorney also represents the County Board of Supervisors and County administration while maintaining a caseload involving complex or significant legal issues demanding a high degree of resourcefulness and knowledge.
Requires a Juris Doctorate and 7 years of legal experience. Candidates must be a member of the bar in good standing in Arizona and admitted to practice before the courts of the State of Arizona. An emphasis in local government law, litigation, land use, employment law, and election law are desirable. Current active (or ability to re-instate) membership in the State Bar of Arizona.
Annual salary for this position may be up to $158,903 DOQ. Coconino County oﬀers a comprehensive and cost-eﬀective beneﬁts package as a member of the Northern Arizona Public Employees Beneﬁt Trust (NAPEBT) and membership in the Arizona State Retirement System. For more details about the comprehensive benefit package offered by Coconino County click here.