Applying To: Attorney III (Employment Litigation)

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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 advice and counsel, civil service hearings, and litigation at the trial and appellate levels in both state and federal courts.  Responsibilities 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 or licensure in another state with eligibility for reciprocity in Missouri; plus four years of legal practice in the areas of employment law and civil litigation.

Documentation of license to practice law 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.

A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Oral Interview based on an evaluation of their qualifying education, training and experience as listed on the Employment 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 his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request.  The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

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.  Visit the City web site at http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%

O.C. 3369
October 18, 2021
2363-18G

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