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CITY ATTORNEY JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

1. Deputy City Attorney V General Government & Finance
Open until Filled

The Office of the City Attorney seeks a top level attorney for the position of Deputy City Attorney V with some experience and expertise in municipal law. The attorney likely will supervise attorneys currently in the General Government and Finance unit and possibly other practice areas. Experience relevant to the unit includes, among other things, expertise in general municipal law practice areas including municipal finance (bonds, taxation, fees, and assessments), conflicts of interest, elections law, open meetings laws, public records, supervising employees and labor/employment.

DCA V General Government & Finance FULL JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

2. Deputy City Attorney III or IV Land Use

The Oakland City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified, motivated attorney with significant land use experience for a Deputy City Attorney III or Deputy City Attorney IV level in the Office’s Advisory Division. The ideal candidate will have substantial California land use experience, either developed in-house (city, county, other governmental organization, or for a private company) or in a law firm with strong municipal land use expertise. The candidate should have knowledge and significant experience, including the ability quickly and effectively to perform at an advanced level, in CEQA/NEPA, the California Planning and Zoning Law and the Subdivision Map Act.  A strong working knowledge of municipal law basics, such as the Brown Act, the Political Reform Act and the Public Records Act is desired.  Expertise in handling land use writs in both trial and appellate courts and suits seeking declaratory and injunctive relief, as well as considerable Planning Commission experience also are desirable.

DCA III or IV Land Use FULL JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

3. Deputy City Attorney II, III or IV Real Estate

The ideal candidate will fill a position in the City Attorney’s Real Estate Unit and will advise the City’s Real Estate Department on varied transactional work related to the sale, acquisition and lease of property; the City’s Economic Workforce Development Department on varied work related to the development and other disposition of City property; or a combination of both, depending on qualifications.

DCA II, III or IV Real Estate FULL JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Now Hiring 2019 Summer Law Clerks

The Oakland City Attorney’s Office is now accepting applications from law students for full-time and part-time summer Law Clerk positions.  Law Clerks will be assigned to work on litigation, advisory and transactional matters of City-wide importance, based on their interests and experience and the Office’s needs. FULL ANNOUNCEMENT

 

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