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Attorney II

Gwinnett County

Listing Summary

Gwinnett County Government is accepting applications for the position of Legal Associate II. Online applications are accepted at

Job Description
The Legal Associate II is responsible for providing complex clerical and legal support to two or more staff attorneys. This position prepares briefs and court exhibits, draft pleadings, prepares correspondence, maintains files and records. This position will file documents with the local and federal courts. This position will prepare calendar appointments and deadlines. This position may serve as a lead to staff to include assigning and monitoring work and providing directions.

Essential Duties 

  • Preparing and reviewing various legal documents including pleadings, agendas, contracts, and subpoenas
  • Providing assistance to individuals by phone and in person
  • Maintaining and coordinating schedules, meetings, depositions, and court reporters
  • Contacting witnesses
  • Setting appointments for attorneys in the department
  • Maintaining various legal files, records, complex logs, and reports
  • Performing various other clerical duties to include taking meeting notes, conducting light research, and preparing cases for trial
  • Perform other duties of a similar nature or level

The grade for this position is B231. Salary will be dependent on education and experience.
Effective 4/11/2023, this position is eligible for the Employee Referral Program.
Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma, or G.E.D AND
  • Four years of legal support experience 
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above will also be considered.
  • Additional requirements such as management/supervisory experience, licenses, and/or certifications

Preferred Qualifications in addition to the above minimum qualifications

  • Experience working in a law firm environment
  • Paralegal Certificate  

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