City Attorney

City of East Palo Alto, California
(916) 471-3126

City of East Palo Alto, California

City Attorney
Annual salary: $227,468.84

The city provides an array of benefits.
Final filing date: Friday, September 2, 2022.

The City of East Palo Alto has a population of approximately 30,000 residents and is located in the heart of Silicon Valley bordering the San Francisco Bay. The community has easy access to all three major Bay Area airports - San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland - and the Dumbarton Bridge. East Palo Alto is a very desirable and diverse community that is fortunate to be a part of the booming Silicon Valley economy, which has added numerous jobs in the San Francisco-San Mateo-San Jose metro region.

Appointed by the City Council, the City Attorney serves as legal counsel to the City as an entity. The City Attorney advises the City Council, Planning Commission and Rent Stabilization Board, and city staff on a broad range of municipal issues. In addition to routine matters such as open meeting laws, public record laws, conflicts of interests, contracts, and legal documents such as resolutions and ordinances, the City Attorney is actively engaged in land use issues as the City transitions from its heavy industrial past to its modern future.

Education and Experience:
Equivalent to possession of a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited school of law and seven (7) years of management and/or administrative experience in public agency law.

To learn more and to apply, please go to:

For more information contact:

Pamela Derby
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 471-3126

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City of East Palo Alto website:

The City of East Palo Alto is an equal opportunity employer.

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