Assistant County Attorney III, Grade 32
Montgomery County Government - Rockville, MD

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An Assistant County Attorney (ACA) is a merit system position within the Office of the County Attorney. This position may be filled at the ACA II or AVA III level and will be assigned to the Finance and Procurement Division of the Office.

Assistant Count Attorney II is a grade 27, salary range $62,168 - $103,309.

The general duties of an Assistant County Attorney are: (1) providing legal advice to elected and appointed officials, and County departments, agencies, boards, and commissions; and (2) representing the County before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Additional duties will include review and negotiation of procurement and real estate/development transactions, and handling litigation related to complex commercial matters.

There are two current vacancies. Additional Employment Information
Montgomery County Government is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity. Accordingly, as it relates to employment opportunities, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, in accordance with the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email to . Individual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws.

Montgomery County Government also provides hiring preference to certain categories of veterans and veterans/persons with a disability. For more information and to claim employment preference, please refer to the Careers webpage on Hiring Preference . Minimum Qualifications
Education : Graduation from an accredited university school of law.
Experience : ACA II -Two (2) years of experience as an attorney, including trial experience. ACA III - Thorough (4 years) experience as an attorney, including some specialized (1 year) experience involving either local government law or commercial transactions.
Equivalency: None.
Licensure : Membership in the Maryland State Bar; or, membership in the bar of any other state in the U.S. in which case Maryland State Bar membership must be obtained during the probationary period. Preferred Criteria
Resume must include information specific to the preferred criteria listed below. Make sure that your resume references your knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to the preferred criteria. Ideally, the preferred criteria should be addressed in a separate section in your resume . The system only allows for one document to be submitted so your preferred criteria must be part of the resume.

(1) experience communicating effectively orally and in writing;
(2) experience handling complex commercial transactions, which may include software licenses and technology, commercial and business law, contracts, construction, and real estate development projects;
(3) experience handling all stages of complex litigation in state and federal courts, including serving as sole counsel or first chair at trial; and
(4) an understanding of legal issues facing a local government.

If selected for consideration for this position, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities indicated on your resume.

All applicants will be reviewed by OHR to determine whether or not they meet minimum qualifications for the position. All applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be reviewed and rated by subject matter experts based on the Preferred Criteria. Based on the results of Preferred Criteria evaluation, applicants will be rated and placed on the Eligible List as either "Qualified" or "Well Qualified." The highest rated applicants will be placed on the Eligible List and may be considered for interview. Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are same grade or higher will be placed on Eligible List as a "Transfer" candidate and may be considered for interview. Note: In the event there are 5 or less minimally qualified candidates, all will be placed on the Eligible List as Qualified and will be interviewed. Minimum Salary 77596 Maximum Salary 128836 Currency USD Amount of Travel Work At Home

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