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Staff Attorney - MMA

Start Date: May 16, 2024 | End Date: August 01, 2024
County: Kennebec County
Job Type: Maine Municipal Association Jobs, Other

The Maine Municipal Association is currently accepting resumes for the position of Staff Attorney in its Legal Services Department. Our Legal Services Department provides legal assistance to member municipalities on a wide range of issues, with emphasis on telephone consultation and written opinions. The staff attorney position presents a truly unique opportunity to engage in meaningful work supporting communities across the state and is often at the forefront of emerging municipal issues.

Responsibilities: The candidate will provide direct legal advice to municipal members on various legal matters, present at training programs for municipal officials, draft and update manuals and other guidance materials, and occasionally draft amicus curiae briefs in appeals concerning issues of statewide concern. Responsibilities may also occasionally include appearance before legislative and administrative bodies and other special projects.

Benefits: This position offers stable work hours, an established client base, a collegial atmosphere and a varied and interesting mix of legal issues.  MMA also provides an exceptional benefit package including 100% paid medical and dental benefits, competitive starting salary, and the opportunity to work remotely two days a week.

Qualifications:

  • Must be currently admitted in good standing to the Maine State Bar.
  • Must demonstrate excellent research, writing and oral communication skills.
  • Must have an ability and interest in working collaboratively.
  • Experience in municipal law and an understanding of local government are desirable.

Salary commensurate with experience and training. Qualified candidates may send a resume and cover letter highlighting relevant experience and qualifications either by fax, email or by U.S. Mail to:

Human Resource Manager

Maine Municipal Association

60 Community Drive

Augusta, ME  04330

Email: HumanResource@memun.org

Fax: (207) 624-0118

MMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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