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Assistant City Attorney
Post Date: 09/09/2019
Close Date: 09/22/2019
City of Bismarck
221 N 5th Street

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$75,776.54 - $90,000.00

Bismarck, ND

Job Description:
This position provides legal services to the City of Bismarck, including the prosecution of ordinance violations but are not limited to (see job description for list):
• Prepares cases for prosecution in municipal court; reviews legal issues and witnesses. • Reviews police reports and makes decisions with regards to criminal charges; reviews motor vehicle accident reports for criminal and non-criminal traffic violations. • Prepares cases for jury trial in district court, including motion briefs, discovery, witness selection, expert determinations, and appeals. • Coordinates the review of evidence. • Conducts legal research. • Assists municipal court with legal issues, including arraignments, court trials, ordinances, and criminal rights issues. • Works with court clerks on issues related to warrants, restitution, parking matters, etc. • Drafts a variety of legal documents. • Assists in the drafting of municipal ordinances, amendments, resolutions, procedures, rules, and regulations. • Responds to questions from the public regarding city ordinances, rules, regulations and other issues. • Answers legal questions from city departments. • Makes decisions on property damage claims. • Performs related duties.

• Graduation from an accredited school of law.
• Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years’ experience.
• Current membership or eligible for membership in the State Bar of North Dakota.

Contact Information:
Breann Schauer
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