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Associate Legal Counsel I

NC Real Estate Commission   Raleigh, NC   Full-time     Legal
Posted on August 29, 2021
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NC State Agency needs attorney to serve as Associate Legal Counsel I to prosecute cases before the Commission involving character qualifications of applicants. License to practice law in the State of NC and responsible professional experience required. $72,324 - $86,788 (based on experience and qualifications), plus excellent benefits. Must reside in Raleigh area.

Distinguishing Features of the Class
An employee in this class performs legal services for areas of law that are limited in scope and complexity in comparison with the Senior Attorney level, may assist higher level attorneys with cases, serves as legal counsel for the Commission on simple disciplinary and character application cases, conducts settlement negotiations and oversees case management. Work involves providing advice to non-attorney complaint and information staff on cases, writing informational materials on legal matters, and overseeing the work of the Administrative Procedures Act coordinator to assure a thorough and timely rulemaking process. Employee prepares legal documents and presents cases to the Commission. Employee conducts legal research in the law relating to licensing and professional discipline, and keeps informed of Commission policies and actions. Independent professional judgment, initiative and public contact skills are essential in performing various duties. Work requires considerable knowledge of State real estate laws and Commission policies and rules, as well as strong analytical skills. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director, Assistant Director of Regulatory Affairs, and Deputy Legal Counsel and is reviewed through discussion, results achieved, and feedback from the Commission, licensees and the public.

Application deadline September 13.  

NC Real Estate Commission.  EOE.