Deputy County Counsel – Juvenile Dependency
El Dorado County
January 5, 2022
$126,734.40 – $154,044.80 Annually
The ideal candidate for this position will possess a strong background in Child Protective Services (CPS) / juvenile dependency law. Additional experience in Public Guardian and Mental Health is preferred. The selected candidate will perform professional legal work and representation, provide advice and assistance to County departments, employees, the Board of Supervisors, and various committees or commissions; represents County governmental jurisdictions in legal and business matters. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to: Provide a variety of professional legal services, including advising and representing County departments, commissions, special districts, and jurisdictions. Perform a wide range of legal work in such areas as civil litigation, public agency law, juvenile, child welfare, public guardian, special districts, and mental health. Advise County departmental management concerning their respective duties, powers, functions, and obligations. Research legal problems and prepare opinions, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, leases, permits, and other legal documents.
Education and Experience: A Juris Doctorate (J.D.) or Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree from an accredited law school; AND Five (5) years of journey-level professional legal experience, preferably in a local government agency such as a county or city government setting. Licenses and Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid California or Nevada Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record. Possession of an active membership in good standing with the State Bar of California.
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