Position Summary: Under limited supervision and at the direction of the County Attorney, provides legal advice and counsel, prepares legal research, assists in developing ordinance and administrative regulations, provides legal, and policy analysis of issues, and drafts and negotiates contracts. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information. The Associate County Attorney serves at the pleasure of the County Attorney.
Minimum Qualifications: • Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school. • Member of New Mexico State Bar, or if from another state, must be awaiting State Bar exam results and be a member of New Mexico State Bar within four months of employment or must be eligible for, obtain and abide by the rules of a limited license pursuant to SCRA 15-301.1.
Preferred Qualifications: • Valid New Mexico driver’s license.