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DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY V: Litigation Division

The Office of the City Attorney seeks a well-qualified, motivated attorney to serve as Deputy City Attorney V in the Litigation Division. The Deputy City Attorney V (DCA V) is the most senior deputy city attorney classification and handles the most complex cases and cases with the highest level of exposure. The DCA V may supervise other attorneys, will collaborate with and mentor other attorneys, and serve as team leader (“first chair”) on a number of cases.

This position involves handling a civil caseload under the supervision of a Chief Assistant City Attorney. Case handling responsibilities include, but are not limited to case evaluation, propounding and responding to discovery, taking and defending depositions, preparing for and representing the City in judicial hearings including settlement conferences, trials and in appellate courts.

Deputy City Attorney V: Litigation Division - Description

 

DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY II, III OR IV: Litigation

TThe Office of the City Attorney seeks a well-qualified individual for a Deputy City Attorney II, Deputy City Attorney III or Deputy City Attorney IV position in the Litigation Division of the Office of the City Attorney. Significant litigation experience including writ and appellate experience is desirable for the position of Deputy City Attorney II, Deputy City Attorney III or Deputy City Attorney IV with placement depending on experience.

TThe City Attorney may assign the selected attorney to new, additional or different duties or practice areas in either litigation, administrative proceedings or transactional work.

The City Attorney’s Office represents the City in legal matters pertaining to the City of Oakland. These matters include, but are not limited to, providing advice to clients, handling all manner of writ proceedings and handling litigation and appellate matters.

DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY II, III OR IV: Litigation - Description

 

DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY II, III OR IV: Law & Motion

The Office of the City Attorney seeks a well-qualified individual. Significant law and motion and appellate experience is desirable for the position of Deputy City Attorney II, Deputy City Attorney III or Deputy City Attorney IV depending on experience.

The City Attorney’s Office represents the City in lawsuits filed against or on behalf of the City, its officers, employees and agencies. The lawsuits, which are litigated in the state and federal court systems, include but not limited to, inverse condemnation actions, complex civil rights actions, high-value personal injury actions, wrongful death actions, eminent domain actions, personnel disputes, and collection of monies for the City, employee disciplinary appeals before the Civil Service Board or hearing officers. This is an unclassified position in which incumbents serve at the will of the City Attorney. Incumbents may receive general supervision from a Deputy City Attorney V, Special Counsel, Chief Assistant City Attorney or the City Attorney.

DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY II, III OR IV: Law & Motion - Description

 

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