City Attorney (Coon Rapids, MN)

Coon Rapids, MN
Apr 13, 2012
May 13, 2012
Government, Legal
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time


The City of Coon Rapids is seeking an experienced attorney to fill the position of City Attorney. Responsibilities generally include responsibility for civil litigation, drafting and reviewing legal documents, legal representation at City Council and other City meetings, criminal prosecutions, and providing municipal-related legal advice to elected officials and City staff. The City Attorney’s office consists of three attorneys and three administrative personnel. The ideal candidate will possess a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and admission to the Minnesota State Bar, with a minimum of ten years experience in the practice of law. A minimum of five years experience in municipal law, preferably in Minnesota, is required. Experience in civil litigation, criminal prosecution, employment law, and communicating with
elected officials and the general public highly desirable. Supervisory experience preferred.

Annual starting salary range is $100,755 to $112,652/DOQ.

City application forms must be completed and on file no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2012. Resumes are welcome; however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City application. To apply, visit or call (763) 767-6447.

Applicants Please Note:
This posting is not a complete copy of the position description. If you do not have a position description included with your employment packet, please contact Human Resources.

Posted: April 13, 2012


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