This position is for an attorney with a desire to practice in local government law as a long-term career. The position will focus on general counsel representation for local government entities, primarily cities. Evening meeting attendance required at times. City attorney work typically includes working closely with municipal officials, meeting attendance, drafting ordinances, resolutions, and contracts. Provide legal advice on employment law, open meeting law and data practices. Legal work pertaining to property acquisition, public improvements, easements, right-of-way vacations, eminent domain, etc. Enforcement of various ordinances and zoning regulations.
Kennedy & Graven, Chartered practices primarily in local government law representing cities, townships and school districts. Please visit kennedy-graven.com for more information. Our main office is at 150 South Fifth Street, Suite 700, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Experience with local governments and knowledge of local government law is required. Experience equivalent to five or more years of law practice strongly preferred.
Salary- Competitive based on demonstrated skills, knowledge and abilities. Additional benefits include employer provided medical single coverage; family dental coverage; disability insurance; life insurance, and employer 401(k) contribution.
Please apply promptly as position is to be filled as soon as practical. Questions about applying or any other questions, please contact Neil Simmons at [email protected] or 612-337-9200.
Please e-mail cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript to Neil Simmons, Administrator, Kennedy and Graven, Chartered, at [email protected]
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Kennedy & Graven, Chartered will give equal consideration to all qualified applicants, regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance.