Transactional Attorney -- OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY

  • City of San Jose
  • San Jose, California
  • May 18, 2022
Full Time Legal Services Management
  • Salary: 96,321 USD
  • Salary Top: 217,169
  • Apply By: Jun 17, 2022


The City of San Jose, Office of the City Attorney is seeking a Transactional Attorney with California municipal law or government regulatory experience. Experience with public works, procurement, Brown Act, Public Records Act, conflicts, employment, land use, development, planning, or housing matters is desirable but not required. Salary range: $96,321 to $217,169 DOE

Job Description

This position will play an important role in providing advice and transactional services to the Mayor and City Council, City Manager, administrative departments, and boards and commissions, while also assisting with the implementation of major projects.

Job Requirements

Admission to the California State Bar is required for this position. A minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience and good academic background is preferred. The successful candidate will possess excellent research, negotiation, and analytical abilities, along with superior writing, communication and interpersonal skills.

Special Instructions


Please send a cover letter and resume including complete employment history to: Nora Frimann, City Attorney, 200 East Santa Clara Street, 16th Floor Tower, San Jose, CA 95113, or e-mail to Application deadline is June 17, 2022, and the most qualified candidates will be invited for an interview. EOE

Additional Information

Per the City’s COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Testing Policy, the City requires all employees starting on or after February 11, 2022, to provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment absent a documented medical and/or religious exemption. Proof of vaccination means that employees are required to be “up-to-date” with regards to the COVID-19 vaccine. Consistent with the Santa Clara County Public Health Order issued on December 28, 2021, "up-to-date" means that an employee is not only "fully vaccinated," but has also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible, within 15 days of first becoming eligible.

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