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HELP WANTED: City of New Bedford is currently hiring for an Associate City Solicitor

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PAY: $70,599 – $88,257

Provides legal advice on a daily basis to City officials and employees. Serves as principal attorney for assigned City departments, boards and commissions. Represents the City in courts and before administrative agencies. Prepares legal memoranda, briefs, pleadings and other documents in connection with such representation. Monitors litigation in which the City is represented by outside counsel. Conducts factual investigations and develops legal recommendations based on information obtained in investigations.

A Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. At least 5 years of relevant legal, litigation, or municipal law work experience. License to practice law in the Courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Member of the Massachusetts State Bar. Mandatory CORI (Criminal Offender Record Investigation) background check per City Council Ordinance effective May 14, 2013.

For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO

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