Applying To: Attorney III (Civil Litigation)

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Notice:

Dear applicants, in order to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Recruitment and Examination Section is suspending all written tests, performance tests and oral interviews until further notice. These examination components are being replaced with experience and training evaluations, which do not require physical contact. Please fully describe all of your qualifying education, training and experience on your applications. Thank you. The safety of all of our staff and applicants is our priority as we continue with our efforts to conduct merit based testing for staffing the City's Civil Service.

Salary

  • Minimum: $72,202.00
  • Maximum: $113,282.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for performing advanced legal work in the City Counselor’s Office handling primarily employment-related litigation at the trial and appellate levels in both state court and federal court, but may include other complex civil litigation matters as well. Duties include preparing for trials before judges and juries, conducting discovery, arguing motions and participating in all phases of said trials; researching and preparing appellate briefs and arguing appeals at all appellate levels in the state court and the federal court, and providing legal advice and opinions to City departments.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Attorney III

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a school of law approved by the American Bar Association; current membership in the Missouri Bar in good standing; plus four years of legal practice in the area of civil litigation.

Documentation of Missouri Bar membership must be submitted with the Employment Application or upon request. Send to: Department of Personnel, Examination Section, 1114 Market Street, Room 700, St. Louis, MO 63101 Attention:  Alexandria Mazzola.

When completing the application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your experience, training and education relating to this position. Your experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your Experience and Training evaluation. Applicants must provide explanation for all changes in employment and any gaps in their employment history on the application. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.  Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application. The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

Last Date For Filing Application Is August 13, 2021

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%

O.C. 3286
July 19, 2021
2363-18G

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