Senior Attorney - Civil Litigation
Full-Time Senior Attorney - Civil Litigation at City of Saint Paul
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Government
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $131,927.00 - $165,328.07
Education Level: Doctorate
E-Verify: Yes

The Saint Paul City Attorney's Office is accepting applications for multiple senior attorney positions in its Civil Litigation Division. The pay range for a senior attorney is $131,927.00 - $165,328.07 and will be dependent on qualifications.

Positions in this class perform a wide variety of very complex professional legal work at the full performance level in the City of Saint Paul City Attorney's Office to include representing the City and City employees in civil litigation, and providing general legal services to various City departments, divisions, offices, authorities, boards, commissions and committees; and performs related duties as required.


Information Specific to these Positions: These positions will involve litigation of a wide range of civil actions including civil rights, land use, contracts, employment and various tort claims. The successful candidates must:

Conduct legal analysis of standard and complex civil actions initiated against the City of Saint Paul, city employees and elected officials. Develop sustainable litigation strategies for a variety of pending and threatened civil actions. Represent the City of Saint Paul, city employees and elected officials through all phases of civil litigation in state and federal district and appellate courts.


Candidates for this position will have at least a Juris Doctorate Degree and a license to practice law from the Supreme Court of the State of Minnesota and at least five years of experience practicing law as an Attorney at the intermediate to senior level with the City of Saint Paul or equivalent. Preferred candidates will be admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Continued employment as a Senior Attorney is contingent upon maintaining a license to practice law from the Supreme Court of the State of Minnesota.

Ideal candidates will have five years of civil litigation experience. Qualified candidates must have strong writing and communication skills, a demonstrated ability to maintain consistent professionalism, and a license to practice law in Minnesota.

City of Saint Paul

Contact: Cecilia Fisher
Phone 651-266-6466
15 West Kellogg Boulevard, Suite 700
Saint Paul, MN, United States 55102
Transit: On bus line, On the Green Line