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Job TitleAssistant County Attorney II, Grade 27
LocationRockville, MD, US
Organization NameOffice of the County Attorney
Medical ExamMedical History
Background InvestigationNo
Financial DisclosureYes
Job Description

Closing Date: October 8, 2012


This position is for a part-time attorney (20 hours per week with benefits) for a litigation position in the Health and Human Services Division.  Employee will work independently to represent Child Welfare Services in administrative appeals of findings in abuse and neglect investigations. Employee will also work with other attor­neys to perform fast-paced litigation in Child in Need of Assistance and Termination of Parental Rights hearings in the Juvenile Court. Salary negotiable based on experience.

Additional Employment Information

Montgomery County Government is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity. Accordingly, as it relates to employment opportunities, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, in accordance with the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email to Individual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws.

Montgomery County Government also provides hiring preference to certain categories of veterans and veterans/persons with a disability. For more information and to claim employment preference, please refer to the Careers webpage on Hiring Preference.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduation from an accredited university school of law.

Experience: Two (2) years of experience as an attorney, including trial experience.

Preferred Criteria

Resume must include information specific to the preferred criteria listed below. Make sure that your resume references your knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to the preferred criteria. Ideally, the preferred criteria should be addressed in a separate section in your resume.  The system only allows for one document to be submitted so your preferred criteria must be part of the resume.



  1. Experience in administrative appeals with the Office of Administrative Hearings in MD
  2. Experience working swiftly and independently on multiple projects and tasks.
  3. Experience working with social workers and Child Welfare Services administrators
  4. Experience applying legal analysis and common sense to issues of child physical and sexual abuse and child neglect and maltreatment
  5. Knowledge of COMAR, Title 7 and MD Annotated Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings Article, Subtitle 8: Juvenile Causes Act



If selected for consideration for this position, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities indicated on your resume.


All applicants will be reviewed by OHR to determine whether or not they meet minimum qualifications for the position.  All applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be reviewed and rated by subject matter experts based on the Preferred Criteria.  Based on the results of Preferred Criteria evaluation, applicants will be rated and placed on the Eligible List as either "Qualified" or "Well Qualified." The highest rated applicants will be placed on the Eligible List and may be considered for interview.  Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are same grade or higher will be placed on Eligible List as a "Transfer" candidate and may be considered for interview. Note: In the event there are 5 or less minimally qualified candidates, all will be placed on the Eligible List as Qualified and will be interviewed.

Minimum Salary62168
Maximum Salary103309
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