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City of Phoenix
Assistant City Attorney – Public Safety
(Assistant City Attorney IV - NC)


Ends September 27, 2021

ABOUT THIS POSITION

This Assistant City Attorney position provides legal services primarily to the Police Department but may also assist the Fire Department and Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. As general counsel for the Police Department, a background in municipal law, transactional work, grants and intergovernmental agreements, and employment law is a plus. A strong background in criminal procedure is a must for these positions, including Constitutional law and First Amendment expertise. Services required will blend criminal and civil law and include provision of regular advice to both executive and line level employees of the Police Department. Additionally, this attorney will create and provide regular training in the form of Police Academy instruction, legal bulletins, open office hours, and squad briefings.

This position requires work outside normal business hours on an occasional basis. For example, every three to four weeks, this attorney will provide a full week of 24-hour-standby call assistance to the Police Department. This position also requires litigation experience and a willingness to attend court on behalf of the City at a moment’s notice. Finally, the main worksite for this position is at Police Headquarters (620 W. Washington), and the attorney will regularly drive to locations throughout the City.

Assistant City Attorneys in the Civil Division of the Law Department work under one of five Assistant Chief Counsels. The emphasis for this recruitment is to fill a vacant position serving the Police Department as a member of the Law Department’s Public Safety Section but this recruitment process may be used to fill future vacancies. All attorneys in the Law Department may be reassigned based on the best interests of the City as determined by the City Attorney.

Assistant City Attorneys may be involved in the review, negotiation, and drafting of contracts or participation in other transactional work; client contact; litigation, pleading, and motion-practice; government law practice; and serve as a legal subject matter expert to the client department assigned. Assistant City Attorneys are expected to perform difficult professional and administrative legal work, including revisions to the Phoenix City Code, and client consultation to assist decision makers with the legal implications of their decisions. They may also be required to staff public meetings and represent the City during administrative hearings or court proceedings. A preferred candidate will have general knowledge of municipal law, including open meetings, public records, conflicts, and procurement. Assistant City Attorneys report to an Assistant Chief Counsel and are expected to work independently in the performance of their duties.

This recruitment and any interview process as a result of this recruitment may be used by multiple hiring managers and multiple departments throughout the City to fill any related current or future vacancies; other recruitments and appropriate eligible lists may also be considered.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate has experience with municipal law practice including drafting state and federal grants, experience with mutual aid and other intergovernmental agreements, and public safety specific procurements. An ideal candidate will also have experience with criminal law and law enforcement topics including police action in legal marijuana scenarios, immigration-enforcement protocols, interacting with individuals experiencing homelessness and search-and-seizure practices.

SALARY

Up to $152,755 annually. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The City contributes 9% of salary into 457/401(a) plans with no matching required. $3,600/annual car allowance and $1,440/annual cell phone allowance.

A comprehensive Middle Manager benefits package is offered which includes:

Traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, HSA/HDHP plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually, dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, 15 sick days. For more details, visit:

Middle Manager Benefits at https://www.phoenix.gov/hrsite/Benefit%20Category/009.pdf

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Juris Doctor from an accredited school of law and admission to the State Bar of Arizona (or from a state with Arizona bar reciprocity). Please include your Arizona State Bar license number on resume or cover letter.
Four years of experience as a practicing attorney.
One year of government law practice.
This position requires work outside normal business hours on an occasional basis
The City job description can be found at https://www.phoenix.gov/hrsite/JobDescriptions/10140.pdf

All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:

Experience representing municipalities or other governmental entities
Criminal procedure experience, including constitutional law
Experience with transactional work, including grants and intergovernmental agreements

RECRUITMENT DATES

Recruitment closes September 27, 2021. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.

HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs/ by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.

REFERENCE

Assistant City Attorney IV – NC: Job Code 10140, ID# 41678

ROTHSTEIN DONATELLI IS HIRING AN ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY
TEMPE, AZ


Aug 12, 2021

The Tempe, Arizona office of Rothstein Donatelli LLP is seeking an associate attorney for its Indian law practice. Rothstein Donatelli has offices in Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico, as well as in Tempe, Arizona where we specialize in federal Indian law, including gaming, economic development, Indian Child Welfare Act, Indian health law, labor and employment law, civil litigation, and transactional matters. Rothstein Donatelli is committed to advancing the sovereign rights of Native American tribes. More information about the Firm is available at www.rothsteinlaw.com.

Rothstein Donatelli is interested in an attorney with two or more years of experience with a demonstrated commitment to the highest quality of legal practice. The ideal candidate will have excellent research and writing skills and experience working with tribal communities. Familiarity with Indian law is preferred. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample to Firm Administrator Manya Snyder at info@rothsteinlaw.com. The position will remain open until filled.

City of Phoenix
Assistant City Prosecutor (Assistant City Attorney II*Prosecutor)


August 6, 2021


ABOUT THIS POSITION

The City Prosecutor’s Office is offering an exciting opportunity to make a difference in our community and to be part of a professional, dedicated, and committed group of people working to make Phoenix better. We are looking for lawyers who want to be part of this team and see prosecution as a career.

A prosecutor can be expected to make daily court appearances, negotiate plea bargains designed to improve the lives of the parties involved as well as our community, review or initiate charges, participate in arraignments and pretrial-disposition conferences, and conduct bench and jury trials. Types of crimes handled will include assault, shoplifting, theft, prostitution, DUI, and other driving offenses.

This recruitment and any interview process as a result of this recruitment may be used by multiple hiring managers and multiple departments throughout the City to fill any related current or future vacancies; other recruitments and appropriate eligible lists may also be considered.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate should demonstrate an ability to work well within a team atmosphere, display sound judgment, and interact professionally with victims, defendants, witnesses, office staff, co-workers, attorneys, judges, and court personnel. The ability to clearly communicate orally and in writing is necessary for this position.

SALARY

$69,784 - $106,122 annually. Candidates may be hired above the minimum depending upon qualifications.

A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA/HDHP plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days and personal leave days. For more details, visit:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

One year of experience as a practicing attorney and graduation from an accredited school of law.
Active member in good standing of the State Bar of Arizona. Please include your Arizona State Bar license number on resume or cover letter along with the date you received your Bar number.
An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be considered, including, but not limited to, trial practice/clinical programs, moot court experience, law school prosecution internships, and clerkships.

The City job description can be found here.

All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:

Trial experience is not a prerequisite, but an aptitude for trial advocacy and familiarity with trial procedure is viewed favorably.
Trial-practice classes, moot-court experience, and law-school prosecution-internship experience is viewed favorably.

RECRUITMENT DATES

Recruitment closes August 30, 2021. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.

HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs/ by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Asst City Atty II*Pros: Job Code 10121, ID #41213

Division: Arizona Attorney General’s Office, Child Protection Division, Protective Services Section
Location: Phoenix, Mesa, Tucson, Flagstaff, Kingman, Sierra Vista


August 2, 2021

Position Summary: The Arizona Attorney General's Office Child and Family Protection Division/Protective Services Section (PSS) is seeking Assistant Attorneys General to assume responsibility for representation and litigation on behalf of the Department of Child Safety (DCS). This is a litigation position and our attorneys appear in court daily for review hearings, service of process hearings, evidentiary hearings and contested bench trials. We offer a generous benefits package that includes paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, a top-ranked pension plan, life insurance, low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance, and more. Applications can be submitted using the link below.

For More Information and to Apply Click Here

Associate Attorneys (2-4 years)
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani


July 23, 2021

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, a dynamic national law firm, has an immediate opening for an associate litigation attorney in its Phoenix office. We are looking for candidates with 2-4 years of experience in commercial litigation and/or insurance litigation. Ideal candidates will have:

· Litigation experience from the pleadings stages of a lawsuit through post-trial/arbitration briefing, including courtroom trial preparation/participation

· Ability to handle depositions and court appearances with minimal supervision

· Excellent academic credentials, proven skills in writing, oral advocacy as well as research and analysis

· Commitment to superior client service

· Commitment to community service

· Candidate must be currently licensed in Arizona

We offer a friendly environment and a comprehensive employee benefits package. Salary is competitive and based on experience. Diverse candidates are encouraged. For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, and example of legal writing to lsilver@grsm.com with Associate Attorney in the subject line.

Maricopa County
Specialty Courts Prosecutor I-II
$61,484.80 - $84,053.00 Annually
Phoenix, AZ


June 24, 2021

About the Position
The Specialty Courts Attorney is responsible for handling cases for the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office in the Probation Violation Courts and other specialty courts. Duties include representing the State in probation violation court proceedings which requires the attorney to review felony matters where the defendant is alleged to have violated their terms of probation, make appropriate sentencing recommendations, respond to both oral and written motions, and conduct evidentiary hearings as needed.

This position will also require the Attorney to respond to written post-conviction motions and petitions including motions to modify probation terms and restore civil rights. The Attorney may also be called upon to represent the State in certain specialty courts such as Drug Court, DUI Court, Veterans Court and Mental Health Court. The specific assignment to a court or transfer to a new assignment performing comparable work is possible and at the sole discretion of the County Attorney.

This recruitment is utilized to fill Attorney levels I – II positions. Level and compensation offered will be based on education and experience provided on the application.

Attorneys hired at a level I will be compensated at a range of $29.56 - $31.83
Attorneys hired at a level II will be compensated at a range of $34.84 - $40.41

About the Office of the County Attorney
We believe in integrity. We believe in justice for all. And we are proud to deliver high-quality prosecution, comprehensive victims' services, crime prevention programs, and more to the residents of Maricopa County. If you would like to utilize your talents and skills to stand up for Maricopa County, apply today, and join our team!
Position Qualifications
We recognize your time is valuable, so please apply if you meet the following required qualifications.

Education
Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited and American Bar Association (ABA) approved law school

Other Requirements
Must be admitted to practice law and be in good standing with the State Bar of Arizona by the time of hire.
Must currently possess and have the ability to obtain a valid Arizona Driver’s License by the time of hire.
May be required to travel to perform certain work functions.

Our Preferred Candidate has
Prosecutor experience in Arizona
Essential Job Tasks
The tasks listed are a representation and not an all-inclusive list of essential job tasks for this position.
Represents the State in probation violation court hearings and other specialty courts as needed
Prepares for court by reviewing the cases scheduled to be heard on the court’s calendar
Advocates both orally and in writing on behalf of the State
Responds to written post-conviction motions
Assists victims in asserting their rights at any hearing
Reviews and responds to motions in felony cases as assigned
Complies with all rules regulating professional responsibility
Covers court and other duties as assigned

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Assistant General Counsel, Auto Finance Law – Vice President
Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co.


June 24, 2021

The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co provides legal services and advice to the Firm globally. Legal is responsible for, among other things:

managing actual and potential litigation and enforcement matters, including internal reviews and investigations related to such matters,advising on products and services, including contract negotiation and documentation advising on offering and marketing documents and new business initiatives managing dispute resolution
interpreting existing laws, rules and regulations, and advising on changes thereto
advising on advocacy in connection with contemplated and proposed laws, rules and regulations, and providing legal advice to the Board of Directors, the business and functions. Legal selects, engages and manages outside counsel for the Firm on all matters in which outside counsel is engaged.

Responsibilities:

Chase Auto Digital Transformation. Provide support for the Auto Customer Experience product, including dealer referral and vehicle shopping and finance initiatives and Finance My Car product, including originations and dealer management initiatives. Serve as a legal subject matter expert on laws and regulations covering digital finance and customer referral offerings.
Legal/Regulatory. Serve as a legal subject matter expert for Auto Originations Legal on laws and regulations covering direct and indirect auto financing. Examples include ECOA/Reg. B, FCRA/ Reg V, TILA/Reg. Z, UCC/UCCC UDAAP, E-Sign/UETA, and other state laws that impact Auto Direct, Indirect and Lease.
Provide legal support for regulatory issues and examinations including matters with the OCC, Federal Reserve, CFPB, and FDIC.
Customer Communications, Policies, Procedures. Review and advise the business regarding legal and regulatory requirements applicable to customer communications, policies and procedures.
Assist the Retail Auto business on key strategic relationships and counseling on regulatory and product issues;
Provide legal advice regarding auto lending operations and related industry laws and regulations;
Manage legal participation in various control, compliance, and risk initiatives;
Work with the business to implement changes responsive to new federal and state legal and regulatory requirements; Participate in cross-line of business initiatives and work with other legal teams to ensure consistent interpretation and application of laws across Consumer & Community Banking, as appropriate.
All other duties as necessary or assigned in connection with legal support to the business.

Consideration may be given for alternative city locations for internal candidates only. Please direct all location inquiries to the listed recruiter so they may review your request with the hiring manager.

Consideration may be given for alternative city locations for internal candidates only. Please direct all location inquiries to the listed recruiter so they may review your request with the hiring manager.

Qualifications:

JD or educational equivalent required. Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment.
At least 6 years post-admission experience in a law firm or in-house.
Financial institution representation is preferred.
Expertise in Auto, Secured lending and/or consumer finance laws is required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, time management, and organizational skills.
Team player with proven ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with legal and non-legal colleagues at all levels of the organization.
Willingness to contribute subject matter expertise outside areas of responsibility to assist other legal colleagues in their coverage areas.
Ability to work independently, manage complex projects and multitask successfully in fast-paced and changing business environment.
All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

City of Phoenix,
Director, Office of Accountability and Transparency


June 23, 2021

ABOUT THIS POSITION

During the current health crisis, the majority of job interviews will be held by video or audio conference. In person recruitment and selection processes will be conducted in accordance with recommended safety guidelines (masks, social distancing, and disinfecting between candidates).

Please be aware that you may be required to undergo screening for symptoms of COVID-19 which may include answering questions regarding symptoms or having your body temperature read as part of this job. You may also be required to wear a face covering or use other personal protective equipment (PPE) related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The City of Phoenix has an exciting executive level opportunity to hire a Director for the newly created Office of Accountability and Transparency (OAT). The Director will be responsible for the development and implementation of the Office and its policies, procedures and programs. This will include hiring and building a team of professionals to carry out the responsibilities of the Office as outlined in city ordinance.

The Office of Accountability and Transparency (OAT) is being formed to monitor, actively participate in and conduct investigations of possible misconduct by, and resident complaints against, sworn personnel of the Phoenix Police Department. The Office will make recommendations to the Police Chief regarding possible disciplinary actions against sworn personnel and will make subsequent recommendations regarding policy and training issues.

In this position, the Director will perform management, administrative, investigative, and reporting responsibilities; supervise staff and oversee the activities and functions of the Office of Accountability and Transparency (OAT). This Director position will coordinate and work in partnership with a Civilian Review Board (CRB) and engage and collaborate with multiple stakeholder groups including mayor and city council offices, Police Department management, community leaders, the general public and media as appropriate to provide for fair and objective oversight of the conduct of sworn personnel and to ensure public confidence in such.

Other Responsibilities Include:

Provides staff support for the Civilian Review Board.
Establishes policies & procedures to facilitate OAT investigator participation in interviewing officers and witnesses.
Develops and manages a complaint process for the public, and accepts and tracks incoming complaints filed against the Phoenix Police Department.
Monitors or investigates members of the Police Department.
Prepares annual reports and quarterly reports and reports as requested.
Provides policy, training, and disciplinary recommendations to the Chief of Police.
Oversees the development of community outreach programs, including delivering presentations in front of groups.
This recruitment and any interview process as a result of this recruitment may be used by multiple hiring managers and multiple departments throughout the City to fill any related current or future vacancies; other recruitments and appropriate eligible lists may also be considered.

IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS:

Knowledge of the organization, responsibilities, functions, policies, and procedures of local law enforcement.
Knowledge of the fundamentals of criminal and administrative investigations including interviewing and interrogating principles and techniques, as well as proper evidence gathering and handling techniques.
Ability to interpret and explain complex laws, ordinances, enforcement principles and practices, regulations, policies and procedures.
Skill with public speaking and making presentations to large groups.
Skill with intergroup dynamics and conflict resolution.
Ability to gain clear agreement and commitment from others by persuading, convincing and negotiating.
Ability to effectuate political acumen. Provide others with clear direction; motivate and empower.
Candidate will not be considered if they have been employed in *law enforcement or if they have *family members who have been employed in law enforcement, although familiarity with law enforcement processes will be considered.
Immediate Family Member means the spouse, parent (including a stepparent), child (including a stepchild), sister or brother (including a stepsister or stepbrother).
Law Enforcement means any state, county or local sworn officer, but does not include probation or correction officers, or military.
SALARY

Up to $164,902 annually. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. The City contributes 8.5% of salary into 457/401(a) plans with no matching required. $5,220/annual car allowance and $1,440/annual cell phone allowance.

A comprehensive Executive benefits package is offered which includes:

Traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, HSA/HDHP plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, 15 sick days.

The City encourages and will pay for membership into the National Association of Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field is required.
Three (3) years of management level work experience, including supervisory experience, preferably experience with personnel related matters.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
In general, City of Phoenix residency is required within 24 months after the date of hire for newly hired executives, however exceptions may apply for current employees.
Assistance for relocation costs and exploratory home search trips may be authorized for the successful candidate, however per IRS rules, relocation costs are considered to be income.
Works more than forty hours in a workweek without additional compensation to perform assigned job duties, including weekends, evenings, early morning hours, and holidays as required.
All finalists for positions are subject to a background check applicable to the department or position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:

Bi-lingual in Spanish
A Law Degree from an accredited college or university.

RECRUITMENT DATES

Recruitment closes August 2, 2021. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.

HOW TO APPLY

Apply online here by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

This is a non-classified, at-will position appointed by the City Manager.
Click here for the recruitment brochure.

REFERENCE

Officials and Administrators, Job Code: 06800, ID# 40209

City of Tempe
Court Commissioner


June 18, 2021

First review of applications will occur on July 6, 2021.

Salary Range:
Annual Salary Range: $90,187 - $121,752

Department:
Municipal Court

Job Type:
Full-Time Contract

Schedule:
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Job Number:
RC#901353

The City of Tempe participates in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) Defined Benefit plan with mandatory employer and employee contributions currently at 12.22% (12.41% effective July 1, 2021). ASRS pension plan includes a Long-Term Disability Benefit. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, sick leave, holiday and short-term disability. Our employees have generous insurance options for medical, dental, vision and life.

DESCRIPTION

This is a contract employee. Court Commissioners are appointed to a two-year term (or term length pursuant to City Code) by the presiding judge and may be removed during the term by the presiding judge for cause and after a hearing. Court Commissioners shall comply with all personnel rules and regulations of the City as applicable and shall be unclassified exempt employees.

Applicants must comply with all provisions of Arizona Supreme Court Rule 81, Arizona Code of Judicial Conduct, including ethical restrictions on the practice of law.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Work Experience:

Requires five years of increasingly responsible experience as an attorney including responsibilities for preparing and presenting trial cases. Experience as a civil traffic officer, commissioner and/or judge in a municipal court is preferred.

Years of experience are based upon a full-time work schedule (2,080 hours per year). The sum of an applicant’s full-time and/or part-time qualifying work experience must meet or exceed the stated minimum qualification. Education will not substitute for the required work experience; however, related unpaid and/or volunteer work experience may be used as qualifying work experience.

Education:

Requires a Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association accredited law school.

The term “equivalent” means that directly related work experience exceeding the required work experience will substitute in equal time increments for college-level education, for example: one year of additional directly related work experience will substitute for one year of college education (30 credit hours).

Certifications, Licenses, and/or Registrations:

Member of the State Bar of Arizona in good standing for a minimum of five years.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Applicants considered for this job classification must pass the following:
Criminal history background investigation (DPS and FBI)
Background checks through the State Bar of Arizona and Commission on Judicial Conduct

For more information and to apply, please click here

Maricopa County Superior Court Commissioner Recruitment



June 7 - July 2, 2021

For more information and to view the application packet, please click here.

To view the website information please click here.

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