City of Stockton
Until Filled

 Annual Salary:  $251,912.40
(Includes 2% COLA effective 7-1-2022)

The City of Stockton is looking for highly qualified candidate for the position of City Attorney. Under policy direction of the City Council, acts as the Chief Legal Officer of the City with responsibility for all aspects of the City’s legal work, whether performed by professional in-house staff or outside counsel; acts as the legal representative in City matters for all elected and appointed officials and City departments; performs related work as assigned by the City Council.

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Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctorate degree
The City Attorney shall be an attorney-at-law, duly licensed to practice in all the courts of California and prior to appointment must have engaged in the practice of law in the State of California for at least five (5) years with at least three (3) years of experience in a local government setting.

Other Requirements:
Must possess a valid California driver’s license.
Must be a current licensed member, active and in good standing in the California State Bar.

FINAL FILING DATE:  Open Until Filled
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