Applying To: Attorney III (Civil Litigation)
- Minimum: $74,360.00
- Maximum: $116,688.00
Nature of Work
Incumbents in this position are responsible for performing advanced legal work in the City Counselor’s Office handling complex civil litigation at the trial and appellate levels in both state and federal courts in the areas of civil rights, equity, general tort, and personal injury. 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 state and federal courts; 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
Graduation from a school of law approved by the American Bar Association; current membership in the Missouri Bar in good standing or licensure in another state with eligibility for reciprocity in Missouri; plus four years of legal practice in the area of civil litigation.
Documentation of license to practice law must be submitted with the Employment Application or upon request.
When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment 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 will only receive credit for their experience, training and education as shown on the application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request. The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.
CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points. City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.
LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancy. Please submit application as soon as possible. Applications can be submitted on the Internet.
Examination Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
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