How much does a City Attorney make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a City Attorney in the United States is $42 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $35 and $49. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a City Attorney?

A City Attorney can be an elected or appointed position in city and municipal government in the United States. The City Attorney is the attorney representing the city or municipality. In some small towns, the City Attorney is usually a lawyer in private practice and handles only governmental matters. In other towns or cities, he or she also prosecutes minor crimes. A City Attorney generally handles all legal matters for the city, from traffic tickets to civil lawsuits to acting as a general counsel, giving legal advice for city departments. Areas of focus may include: Civil claims against...

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Gang & Associates, LLC - Norfolk , VA
Gang & Associates, LLC, in northern New Jersey and New York City, a niche law firm in the veterans' benefits field, is adding another full-time attorney to its nationwide practice. In this role you ...
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Prime Legal - Harrisonburg , VA
Prime Legal has a Shenandoah Valley Corporate Attorney opening! If you have a corporate transactional law practice or interest in mergers and acquisitions, then this firm has a great opportunity for ...
ZipRecruiter - 16 days ago
Law Offices of George J. Shapiro - McLean , VA
McLean-based law firm and title company seeks smart, personable, detail oriented DMV based attorney who is licensed in Maryland (a must), DC (a plus) & Virginia (a luxury). General practice with ...
ZipRecruiter - 44 days ago
American Mortgage Assistance Center - Richmond , VA
Company Description We are the intake center for a national network of attorneys who help people who are in the foreclosure process, or who are in danger of losing their homes.
ZipRecruiter - 65 days ago
American Mortgage Assistance Center - Norfolk , VA
Company Description We are the intake center for a national network of attorneys who help people who are in the foreclosure process, or who are in danger of losing their homes.
ZipRecruiter - 65 days ago
American Mortgage Assistance Center - Roanoke , VA
Company Description We are the intake center for a national network of attorneys who help people who are in the foreclosure process, or who are in danger of losing their homes.
ZipRecruiter - 65 days ago
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