The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, headquartered in Los Altos, California, is offering an outstanding opportunity for an experienced legal professional to serve as the District’s General Counsel. Appointed by and reporting to the District’s Board of Directors, the General Counsel provides a wide range of legal services to the Board, Board committees, the General Manager, and District staff. Areas of responsibilities include land use, land acquisition, real estate, environmental impact studies, and/or review of supporting contracts/agreements. Specific experience with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is strongly desired. Other areas of practical experience include addressing litigation issues and directing outside counsel on other legal matters.
This position requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and five years practicing law in a public agency with a preference of at least 10 years of total experience practicing law. Two years of supervisory experience and experience in the practice of public agency law directly advising an elected legislative body is highly desirable. Additionally, this position requires active membership in good standing with the State Bar of California.
Additional Salary Information: In addition, an exceptional benefits package that includes CalPERS retirement is provided.
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