Assistant County Attorney – (General Counsel)

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The Assistant County Attorney that serves in this position must possess good knowledge of:

  • Texas Water Code
  • Local Government Code
  • Government Code
  • All Open Government statutes and applicable procurement laws
  • Property Code
  • Civil Practice and Remedies Code
  • Familiarity with the Texas Administrative Code
  • Natural Resources Code
  • Transportation Code

You will be called upon from time to time to coordinate other legal services provided to the client by the Harris County Attorney’s Office, provide litigation support for and coordination with trial attorneys, and to review and consult on proposed and adopted legislation affecting the client. A typical workweek may include attendance at one or more meetings, drafting and reviewing contracts, providing legal guidance on an ad hoc basis to the client’s executive, professional or administrative staff, conducting legal research and providing a written opinion, and providing legal guidance based on your review of real property instruments or other legal documents.

Education & Experience

  • Active license to practice law in the State of Texas
  • At least five (5) years of experience practicing law
  • Experience drafting policies and other employment law

NOTE: All applicants are to include the following items along with their application:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • At least 3 professional references
  • At least one writing sample

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