Assistant County Attorney – Civil

Position:           Assistant County Attorney- Civil

Department:     Chambers County Attorney’s Office

Location:          Anahuac, Texas

Salary:              $69,500-$75,000 annually (contingent upon experience), plus benefits

Supervisor:       County Attorney

The Chambers County Attorney’s Office is accepting applications to fill a Civil Assistant County Attorney position, with an available start date of May 1, 2021.

General Description

Performs researching, assisting in drafting, reviewing, and revising contracts and/or agreements. Will assist in the legal advisement to the County’s Commissioner’s Court and County departments.

Examples of Work Performed

Assist in providing legal counsel on contract interpretation and enforcement

Investigate facts giving rise to legal issues, and develop solutions to legal problems in a variety of forums

Assist in drafting, reviewing, revising, and/or negotiating county contracts/agreements which may include county roads, parks and building construction contracts. Prepare, review, and/or negotiate professional service agreements for architectural, engineering, and consulting services as well as purchase contracts for goods and services and inter-local agreements

Assist in providing legal counsel to Court members, performs legal research and briefing as assigned, assist in advising on open government matters, provide written or oral legal advice to county departments and draft legal instruments or other written materials carrying legal implication.

Perform other related work as assigned

Requirements/Qualifications

-Juris Doctorate (JD) degree

-Licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and be a member in good standing of the State Bar of Texas

-Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience as a licensed attorney

-Knowledge in Texas Local Government Code interpretation and County contracts

-Must be able to conduct oneself in a professional manner and develop/maintain good working relationships with co-workers, Judges, and County officials

-Must pass a pre-employment physical exam and drug test paid for by Chambers County

-Must be able to pass a thorough background investigation conducted by Chambers County

Please send resumes by e-mail to: [email protected]

Or postal carrier to:      
Chambers County Attorney’s Office
Teri Rose
P.O. Box 1200
Anahuac, Texas 77514

(Please include a County Employment Application, which may be requested at www.co.chambers.tx.us/page/HR)

CHAMBERS COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER THAT DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, AGE, SEX, RELIGION, DISABILITY OR NATIONAL ORIGIN.