The Louisa County Attorney's Office is seeking one or two full-time entry-level Assistant County Attorney(s) to perform professional work under the direction of the County Attorney. The Louisa County Attorney’s Office represents the County by providing timely, high-quality, legal advice, services, and representation to the Board of Supervisors, County Administration and Departments, various Board-appointed Authorities, Boards, and Commissions, and limited representation to Constitutional Officers (Circuit Court Clerk, Commissioner of the Revenue, Sheriff, and Treasurer). The Assistant County Attorney is expected to assist the County Attorney in serving all internal clients, but has as his or her primary responsibility that of representing the Department of Human Services. The Assistant County Attorney will be assigned other client departments based upon the needs of the County, the articulated interest of the applicant, among other things.
Work will be performed under the supervision and review of a more senior level Assistant County Attorney or the County Attorney; however the Assistant County Attorney is expected to exercise professional judgment and discretion in every aspect of providing legal representation and services in all matters to which she or he is assigned. The Assistant County Attorney may, to the extent authorized by the County Attorney, exercise supervision over office administrative staff. Regular evening hours are required to attend regular, periodic meetings. Licensure to practice law in Virginia at time of application is required.
For complete details for the position of Assistant County Attorney, please visit our website at www.louisacounty.com. To be considered, a completed Louisa County Employment Application is required. Open until filled; however, application review will begin on June 1, 2017. Entry salary range: $65,000 – 75,880.