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Assistant Law Director

Website City of Circleville

Job Title: Assistant Law Director

The City of Circleville is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the full-time, salaried, unclassified position of Assistant Law Director. The successful candidate will report directly to the Law Director and perform various legal duties, including drafting legal documents, ordinances, and contracts. The ideal candidate will have a Juris Doctorate degree, two years of experience in municipal law and litigation, and current membership in the Ohio State Bar.



Draft legal briefs, pleadings, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, leases, permits, letters, and memos.

Provide legal assistance to the Law Director and staff.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with various stakeholders.Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.


Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited college or university.

Two years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal law and litigation is preferred.

Current membership in the Ohio State Bar

Understanding of rules, policies, and procedures

Competency in Microsoft Office products and general knowledge of office equipment

Excellent communication and emotional intelligence skills

Ability to maintain confidentiality and work effectively with diverse groups of people

Salary and Benefits:

Annual salary range: $60,749.26 to $72,899.11 (based on experience, skills, and knowledge)

Attractive benefit package, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, and membership in the Ohio Public

Employees Retirement System

How to Apply:

Visit the City of Circleville website for more information and to download the employment application

Submit completed application, cover letter, and detailed resume to:
Department of Human Resources, City Administration Building, Attn: Valerie Dilley, 104 E. Franklin Street, Circleville, Ohio  or via email:

Deadline for submission: Friday, June 21, 2024, at 4 PM


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