City of Huntington Beach
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Job Open until Filled
Job Description
In Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team.  At this time, we have an outstanding career opportunity available, as we're looking for the "right person" to serve as Senior Deputy City Attorney in our LITIGATION DIVISION.  
The Ideal Candidate has been practicing law in California for at least 5 years, with civil trial experience, either in prosecuting or defending lawsuits.  The Ideal Candidate also has VERY STRONG legal research and writing experience, with experience researching and writing Writs, researching and writing Appeals, and preparing written discovery, dispositive motions, and preparing trial documents and briefs.  Having represented other government or public agencies at trial is a significant plus and experience with State laws involving housing, planning and zoning, and State environmental laws is desirable.  A Juris Doctorate degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association, active membership in the State Bar of California, is required.

Salary: $140,179 - $187,853 Annually

Application Review -  Please submit an online application at www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/jobs and attach to your application 1. a cover letter, 2. an updated resume, and 3. a writing sample consisting of a dispositive motion, a brief on a writ or a brief on an appeal.
Examination(s) - A virtual oral exam (weighted 100%) will be scheduled when a sufficient number of qualified applications has been received. 
Selection Interview
Background Investigation