TOWN OF LOS GATOS TOWN ATTORNEY

TOWN OF LOS GATOS TOWN ATTORNEY

The Town of Los Gatos, population 30,000, is nestled along the southwestern edge of the Santa Clara Valley at the base of the Santa Cruz Mountains. This picturesque and charming town has a high level of community pride as demonstrated by many community-based organizations which work to retain Los Gatos’ exceptional living environment.

The Office of the Town Attorney performs the traditional legal functions associated with a full service town by providing legal guidance, advice and counsel to the Town Council, Town Manager, department heads and the full range of Town Boards and Commissions. In this capacity, the Office of the Town Attorney’s core services includes the full range of municipal legal representation, including criminal prosecution of code violations and staffing all Council and Planning Commission meetings. A committed and honest team player with a high level of personal and professional integrity would be an ideal fit in this assignment.

Comprehensive knowledge of municipal law, familiarity with the Town Attorney role as legal counsel and a member of the executive team, with insight into municipal operations, are critical aspects of this position. The new incumbent must be especially adept in dealing in land use and environmental regulations. This position requires broad experience in the general practice of law, with an emphasis in dealing with municipal, county or state level governmental agencies within California. Membership in the California State Bar is required. The annual salary for this position is open and negotiable depending on qualifications. For further information contact Bill Avery at 408-399-4424 or Ann Slate at 805-459-5132. To apply, submit cover letter, resume with current salary, and five work related references (email preferred) by September 13, 2013. A formal job announcement is available at http://www.averyassoc.net/jobs.

Bill Avery or Ann Slate
Avery Associates
3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA 95030
E-mail: jobs@averyassoc.net