City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa

City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Jul 26, 2021
Full time
The Position The City Attorney is the chief legal counsel for the City of Cedar Rapids and serves as the primary legal advisor to the City Council, Boards and Commissions, and all city officials. Appointed by the Mayor and City Council, this position provides an outstanding opportunity to address the most complex legal challenges, work closely with elected officials to carry out Council priorities, partner with city leadership, and lead a team of dedicated professionals in service to the Cedar Rapids community. The City Attorney role is open following the retirement of a long-serving City Attorney. Reporting to City Council and working very closely with the City Manager, the City Attorney provides sound legal advice to the Council on significant policy, project, litigation, potential conflicts of interest, and financial matters through written opinions based on extensive institutional experience, legal research, and contract drafting. The City Attorney attends all City...