Yavapai County Attorney's Office is seeking Attorneys for Prescott and/or Camp Verde, Arizona.
For complete job description and to submit required online application, please visit www.yavapai.us
Prescott is located in the cool pines of north central Arizona, and offers a great quality of life that includes a shorter than average commute time, excellent schools and endless options for outdoor recreational activities.
Camp Verde is located in central Arizona on the banks of the Verde River. It is approximately 1 to 1½ hours from Phoenix, Flagstaff, Prescott and Payson. At 3,100 feet elevation, it has some of the mildest weather in the Nation. The surrounding Verde Valley offers numerous recreational activities such as boating, hiking, and wine tasting. There are numerous venues for visitors interested in history and cultural heritage.
Provides professional legal services of moderate difficulty; provides other legal services as required or assigned. Minimum starting wage for attorney positions: $68,301.
Initiates and engages criminal prosecution, and/or initiates, engages, and defends civil litigation, which include investigating facts, analyzing facts, applying legal knowledge, planning trial strategy, consulting with parties and expert and lay witnesses, and negotiating and resolving litigation prior to trial. Conducts criminal and civil trials on behalf of county, and represent county at administrative and other hearings. (50%)
Advises county departments as clients and various law enforcement agencies on civil and criminal matters. (20%)
Performs legal research and drafts, reviews and prepares legal documents including motions, petitions, opinions and demands. (15%)
Drafts, reviews and prepares appeals and post-conviction relief proceedings. (10%)
Performs other duties as assigned. (5%)
Graduation from an accredited law school.
Admission to the State Bar of Arizona.
Additional Salary Information: Depends on experience