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Employment Opportunities

DeKalb County Solicitor-General’s Office

Supervising Attorney

The DeKalb County Solicitor-General’s Office is looking to hire A Supervising Attorney to lead our Traffic Court Division. The duties include but are not limited to:

Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff; develops and oversees employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; compiles and reviews timesheets; approves/processes employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate; assists with or completes employee performance appraisals; acts as a liaison between employees and management; and trains staff in operations, policies, and procedures.

Organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; prioritizes and schedules work activities in order to meet objectives; ensures that subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff to assist with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise; provides progress and activity reports to management; and assists with the revision of procedure manuals as appropriate.

Supervises the activities and operations of an assigned unit in an assigned legal office; assists in planning and implements short- and long-term goals, objectives, and strategies for the unit; recommends and implements new systems, policies, procedures, or programs related to unit operations for more efficient case processing; and develops and administers unit budget.

Provides supervision, oversight, and legal guidance to attorneys regarding cases; reviews cases with attorneys to provide strategic direction; assesses potential conflicts of interest; meets with trial teams to advise, resolve conflicts, and allocate resources; provides guidance to subordinate attorneys in all aspects of litigation, negotiation, case research, motions practice, client communications, and case management; approves case actions, such as indictments and sentencing recommendations; evaluates attorney performance in court; reviews adherence to protocols; and ensures appropriate flow of cases and paperwork.

Preferred Qualifications: Juris Doctorate Degree required; six years of progressively responsible experience practicing law in area of assignment, to include lead or supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license; and must possess and maintain licensure from the Georgia State Bar Association.

The DeKalb County Solicitor-General’s Office is an equal employment opportunity employer and in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

Salary Range: $95K-$115K

Contact Number: 770-286-8406

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Position Status: Full Time
Position Type: County Paid
Application Opening Date: 05/19/2023
Application Closing Date: 06/30/2023