The Loudoun County Attorney's Office is seeking an attorney who will advise and represent the Department of Family Services in child protective services and foster care cases, adult protective services cases, and other matters. Principle duties include:
Advising county departments, agencies and officials.
Preparing opinions and legal documents.
Representing the Department of Family Services in administrative hearings and in Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court, Circuit Court and appellate court proceedings.
The successful candidate must be able to work independently, prioritize his/her workload, manage multiple cases in a timely and efficient manner; work well with a team, and provide reliable legal advice. Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
This recruitment will primarily be utilized to fill a Senior Assistant County Attorney position, however, this recruitment may be utilized to fill an Assistant County Attorney position at a lower level.
A Senior Assistant County Attorney position requires education and experience equivalent to a Juris Doctorate from an accredited Law School (or equivalent as state law provides); membership in the Virginia State Bar (in good standing); at least three (3) years of experience as a licensed practicing attorney, including at least two (2) years of experience in local government or a specific relevant practice area, with a hiring range up to $120,656.02, depending on qualifications.
An Assistant County Attorney position requires education and experience equivalent to a Juris Doctorate from an accredited Law School (or equivalent as state law provides); membership in the Virginia State Bar (in good standing), with a hiring range up to $101,589.13, depending on qualifications.
Family law or Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court experience preferred.
Post Conditional Offer Contingencies
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
To apply, go to this link: https://www.jobapscloud.com/LDN/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=21&R2=136&R3=2123
If that link does not work, go to www.loudoun.gov, click on jobs and look for Senior Assistant County Attorney.