Under general supervision from the County Attorney performs entry level routine professional legal work in civil or criminal cases in the County Attorneys Office.
MAJOR DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class.)
Attorneys in the civil division have a variety of assignments including but not limited to advising county officials, drafting ordinances, contracts and other documents, representing the county in certain civil litigation, including prosecuting forfeitures. Provides legal advice and prepares formal legal opinions on wide range of problems for various county departments and offices; attends board and public meetings and gives legal advice. Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations. Performs other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS- Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor Degree
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS- Must be a member of the Utah Bar Association. Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code. Must possess a valid Utah driver’s license.