Local Government Associate Attorney Job in Mount Laurel, NJ Near Me - 289514 | BCGSearch.com

Local Government Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New Jersey - Mount Laurel

Job ID AYM5289514

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 5 Years

Ranking 1 : Mostly Consumer $

Practice Areas Government and Government Relations

2023-05-02 02:03:33

Mount Laurel office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks local government associate attorney with 2-5 years of experience. The candidate will represent local government entities with an emphasis on municipalities. Will prepare ordinances and resolutions. Attend and/or participate in meetings with government bodies (typically held in the evening). Provide guidance on sections of Title 40 and 40A, local public contracts laws, Open Public Records Act and Open Public Meetings Act, and other state statutes impacting local government. Maintain a high level of proficiency in the most current and advanced planning and legal techniques. Research and prepare memoranda on a variety of legal issues. Draft correspondence in response to questions and/or requests for information from clients, attorneys, judges, officials, and/or agencies. Draft and answer written discovery. Represent clients in legal proceedings that may involve court appearances, administrative hearings, depositions, and meetings. Prepare and enter daily time entries. Experience with tax appeal litigation is essential. Experience with government clients is a plus. Should have admission to the New Jersey Bar. Additional Bar admissions are a plus.

The candidate should have a Law degree from an accredited law school. Should have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in oral and written form with strong attention to detail. Ability to work independently, efficiently and to establish work priorities essential. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work professionally with court officials, judges, attorneys and the general public, and to maintain effective working relationships essential. Ability to work within established systems and processes involving extensive collaboration with other attorneys, paralegals and office staff needed. The firm offers competitive salaries and benefits to all staff including 100% paid single health insurance plus a portion of dependent costs, 401(k) match and profit sharing.

Established almost a century ago, this prestigious law firm has three offices in the state of New Jersey. It is comprised of a fairly large team of highly qualified attorneys and handles a broad range of issues related to administrative & government matters, business law, corporate law, defense litigation, personal injury law, school law, and wealth management.

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The estimated salary for this position is $185,500*.