Hiring

The Department of Law occasionally has openings for attorneys. If you are interested in working for the Department, please forward your resume to the City Solicitor. Openings suitable for very recent graduates are extremely rare. The Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

                                                  

Request for Proposal: Outside Legal Counsel

The Bureau of Purchases will shortly be posting an RFP on behalf of the Baltimore City Law Department.  Please go to www.baltimorecitibuy.org to ensure that your firm is registered as a vendor, that your commodity codes include 961-49 (Misc. Services – Legal Services, Attorneys), and if you are already registered, that your registration is active and your contact information is up to date. 

 You may contact the Citibuy Helpdesk if you have any difficulties or questions regarding this process.

Phone Number: 410-396-2368

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Current Openings

Inspector General

Baltimore City

Office of the Inspector General

Baltimore City seeks experienced and highly qualified applicants for the position of Inspector General, to start ideally in November 2017.  The Inspector General position and office were created by Executive Order in 2005, and the office has grown in size and effectiveness since that time.  The office is staffed with 10 positions (several of which are presently vacant – to be filled by the successful candidate) and has an expected effective budget for FY 2018 of over $1M.  The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is “housed” administratively in and is supported by the 65 lawyer City Law Department.  The position will be filled by appointment and corresponding contract through December 2020, the end of the current term of the elected Mayor, Catherine E. Pugh.

The City has a workforce of approximately 15,000 and a population in excess of 600,000.

The OIG recently increased authorized staffing levels, instituted an internal case management system, established transparent public reporting protocols, instituted innovative rewards and self-reporting programs, and produced professional high quality investigative and evaluative reports.  The OIG work product frequently serves as the foundation for personnel actions, policy and procedure modifications, civil suits, and criminal prosecutions.  The OIG has established effective and valued relationships with state and federal regulatory, law enforcement and prosecutorial authorities.

The City of Baltimore wishes to ensure effective oversight and accountability and is fully committed to the support and further development of a professional, capable and operationally independent OIG.

Salary range for the position is initially $122,500-$143,500 (with upward potential) depending on experience.  Resumes will be accepted through October 16, 2017.  Interviews will be conducted by a panel from the Law Department.  Service as an Inspector General or in an Inspector General’s office is strongly preferred, especially within a large City or municipal environment.  Combined experience involving complex investigation, audit, oversight and accountability totaling at least 15 years is required.  Executive experience running an office or unit within an office or otherwise supervising professionals is strongly preferred.  Forensic accounting skills, work as a lawyer and/or prosecutor and demonstrated skills writing with clarity will be regarded as positives.  Minimum of three professional references required of all those invited to interview.

Questions about the position that need to be answered for qualified applicants to decide whether to apply should be emailed to [email protected] 

Annual Reports and other information/documents can be obtained on line at: http://inspector-general.baltimorecity.gov/

The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.  

Applicants should apply through the link below with resume and cover letter addressed to:

Baltimore City Law Department
c/o Tonya Allen and Asenath Brown
Attn: Inspector General

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Assistant and Chief Solicitors

Baltimore City

Contract Practice Group

The Baltimore City Law Department has an attorney opening in its Contracts Practice Group.  This Practice Group advises all City agencies on business transactions, contractual matters and associated legal issues.  These issues are wide ranging and include matters related to construction, finance, health, intellectual property, procurement, and public safety matters.  Candidates should be interested in educating clients and improving procurement processes and efficiency. 

Candidates should have from 2 to 7 years of experience, preferably in contracts or transactions.  Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Maryland.    

The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.  This position has a starting salary of up to $75,000 and a comprehensive benefit plan.

Applicants should apply through the link below with resume and cover letter addressed to:

Baltimore City Law Department
c/o Suzanne Sangree and Asenath Brown
Attn: Assistant Solicitor - Contracts

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