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.
This position focuses on general counsel representation for local government entities, primarily cities. Evening meeting attendance required at times. General Counsel 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.
Experience with local governments and knowledge of local government law is helpful, but not required.
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 about the position, 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]
Kennedy & Graven, Chartered gives equal consideration to all qualified applicants, regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, or status with regard to public assistance. We encourage all candidates with the professional background identified above to apply, including candidates from diverse communities or who self-identify as diverse. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.