Senior Assistant Corporation Counsel

Oakland County
Job Description

Under limited direction, represent Oakland County in civil law matters and act as counsel for County administrators and elected officials.  Review legal documents, conduct legal research and writing.  May develop and prosecutes complex cases initiated by the County and/or defends the County against civil suits brought against it.  May draft, review and negotiate complex contracts between the County and third-parties.  Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.


Minimum Qualifications


All applications must clearly indicate how the Minimum Qualifications, if applicable, are met. Provide as much detail as possible under employment history along with the hours worked per week at each job.


All applicants for this classification must upload a copy of their college transcript under the attachment section. This section is used for transcripts only. Do not upload any other documents such as reference, cover letter, resume, etc. NOTE: If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required. 

At the time of application, applicants must:

1.  Possess a Bachelor of Law or a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited college of law; AND

2.  Have had at least six (6) years of full-time work experience in the practice of law, including such areas as real estate transactions, tort defense, auto defense, local government taxation, workers' compensation, employment law, contracts, leases, insurance law, trial and/or appellate work, and legal issues regarding government duties, responsibilities, immunities, and privileges.

3.  Be a member in good standing of the State Bar of Michigan.
4.  Pass the complete examination, including the employment physical established for this classification.
5.  Successfully complete the six-month probationary period.
Special Requirements


 Must remain in good standing with the State Bar of Michigan.


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