County of Monterey, Office of the County Counsel

Apr 09, 2024
Full time
$10,084 - $13,773 monthly
Office of the County Counsel Hybrid (Salinas, CA, USA)
The Monterey County Office of the County Counsel seeks a highly motivated Deputy County Counsel III professional with a desire to defend and advise the County in a variety of complex legal matters. The  Deputy County Counsel III , under direction, conducts litigation and performs varied complex civil legal work involved in the provision of legal counsel for County officials, agents, departments, and special districts; and performs responsible professional and administrative legal advisory work for various County government officials, department heads and employees. Conducts discovery, examines and interprets evidence and prosecutes on behalf of or defends the County, its officers and employees in the more complex and important civil cases. Confers and advises district officers, department heads and employees on complex legal questions pertaining to their respective powers, jurisdictions, functions, procedures and operations. Prepares legal briefs; drafts contracts,...