A Fast-Paced Organization is seeking a Civil Municipal Attorney with strong experience working on behalf of Minnesota communities.

What You'll Do:
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Advise city leaders on matters related to ethics, personnel, ordinances, contracts, land use, taxes, and finance
  • Stay informed on changes to local, state, and federal laws that impact the municipalities
  • Draft city ordinances and contracts
  • Review all contracts and memoranda to ensure that the city's legal interests are not compromised
  • Attend city council meetings – travel to and attend night meetings
  • Attend city meetings – travel to and attend meetings with city staff as requested throughout the week
  • Respond to clients in a timely manner- either via phone, email or in person respond within the same working day
  • Facilitate real estate development and related document drafting
  • Pursue or respond to litigation on behalf of a city, including advocacy in court

  • Must be admitted to practice law in Minnesota and in good standing.
  • At least 3-5 years' experience in municipal representation or equivalent relevant experience is preferred.
  • Ability to be highly collaborative and enjoy cross-practice-area camaraderie.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to foster existing and build new relationships.
  • High level of personal confidence and professional competence.
  • Emotionally positive, resilient, and mature; readily adapts to diverse situations.
  • Highly focused, reliable, and results oriented.
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills.
  • Driven, focused self-starter with strong multi-tasking and follow-up skills.
  • Wants to work in person or in a hybrid environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in research, communication and problem-solving.