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CLOSED - MACo Seeking Member Defense Counsel


Posted Date: 
October 15, 2012
Contact: 
Harold Blattie, Executive Director, Montana Association of Counties

Vacancy Announcement  |  Position Description  |  Application

This Vacancy is Closed.

The Montana Association of Counties is accepting applications for a position as Member Defense Counsel.  Successful candidates will serve as Defense Counsel for the Association Member Defense Services.

Qualified candidates must possess a law degree from an accredited law school; be a member in good standing of the State Bar of Montana; be admitted to practice in Montana and the Federal District Courts in Montana.   Five years of experience in the practice of law including civil litigation, preferably litigation involving local government and workers compensation, or any equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.  Demonstrated knowledge and experience in pooled insurance concepts is desirable.

The position is an exempt, full time position located in Helena, MT.  Some travel is required, as is a valid Montana driver’s license.

For a full position description and to download the application form, please click on the links above. If you would like the information emailed or faxed, please contact MACo at (406) 449-4360.

MACo provides a competitive salary range and an excellent benefit package. Salary will be determined based upon the qualifications of the successful applicant.

Interested persons should submit a resume, completed application, two examples of professional writings, and indication of desired salary to:

Harold Blattie, Executive Director
Montana Association of Counties
Attn:  Defense Counsel Position
2715 Skyway Drive, Suite A
Helena, MT, 59602

Position will remain open until filled by a qualified candidate.  MACo reserves the right to reject any or all applications.

Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be made for applicants with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment and selection process.

MACo is an equal opportunity employer.

Harold Blattie | hblattie@mtcounties.org | 406.449.4360