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Assistant County Attorney
Position: Assistant County Attorney
Organization: Ontario County
Location: Canandaigua,  NY 
United States
Salary: $70,294 - $100,200
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 7/22/2021
Requirements Under the direction of the County Attorney, this position represents Ontario County in the practice of law, specializing in litigation pertaining to the County’s self-insurance plan. Investigates claims, develops litigation strategy, conducts negotiations and communicates with clients including the Board of Supervisors. Drafts pleadings, prepares and argues motions, conducts depositions, trial and appellate work in both State and Federal Courts defending lawsuits against the county, related entities, and its officers and employees. Works with other county departments on issues related to the county’s self-insurance plan including risk identification and management, property damage and recoveries for damages caused by others.

A Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school and admission to practice law in NYS is required at time of appointment. Ten years Civil Litigation is required. Municipal Litigation experience is preferred. Ontario County residency is required within one year of appointment.

2021 Starting Salary Range $70,294 - $100,200 depending on experience. Comprehensive benefits package with health insurance, deferred compensation match, NYS retirement pension, and generous leave provided.

A completed electronic application and resume should be submitted to:

Applications accepted through September 1, 2021 or until positon is filled.
Status: This listing expires on: 8/21/2021
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Organization Information
Ontario County
3019 County Complex Dr.

Canandaigua,  NY 14424
United States
(585) 396-4465
Department of Human Resources