Closing Date: 21st July, 2024

Description:

This position is responsible for Municipal Court dockets and may require working night dockets approximately twice a week. The St. Louis County Municipal Courts' evening dockets are located in North and South County. Other duties may include litigation, contract drafting and review, legal research and writing, advising employees and officials throughout the County and other miscellaneous duties.

St. Louis County Government is a qualified agency for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program managed by the Federal Government. For more information regarding this program, please visit https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service.

Examples of Duties:
Prosecutes ordinance violations.

Provides legal advice, guidance and opinions to County employees and officials to ensure
compliance and adherence to laws.

May perform legal work related to administrative, transactional, litigation, legislative and other matters handled by the County Counselor's Office.

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must possess a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and current licensure as an attorney by the Missouri Bar Association.

Individuals who are awaiting results from the July, 2024 Missouri Bar examination may apply; however, such applicants are not eligible for hire unless and until they are fully licensed attorneys, sworn in to practice law, in Missouri. Such individuals may be made conditional offers of employment subject to rescindment in the County's sole discretion.