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City of Lago Vista Recruiting for City Attorney

City Recruiting for City Attorney
12 February 2020

The City of Lago Vista, Texas (8,046) is seeking a positive, energetic team member to serve as City Attorney.  The City Attorney will report directly to the City Manager and will oversee the daily operations of the department.  This position will be responsible for developing the department and providing legal advice to the City Council and all departments of the City. 

 The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and a Juris Doctor degree from an American Bar Association accredited school of law. The candidate should possess a strong, independent work ethic and place a high priority on attention to detail.  This position requires a minimum of 10 years of active practice as a licensed attorney. 

Benefits for this position include health/dental/vision insurance, Texas Municipal Retirement Plan, paid time off, professional development, and cell phone allowance.

 All interested candidates are encouraged to visit the City website at to review the job description.  Applications should be submitted to the City Manager at and should include a cover letter, resume, and completed City application.  Applications will be received until the position is filled.

The City of Lago Vista is a home rule municipality located in the Hill Country of Travis County, Texas.  The City was incorporated in 1984 and operates under the council-manager form of government with a Mayor and six Council members.  The current population of Lago Vista is estimated at 8,046.   

 For more information on this or any other City-related issues, please visit our website at or contact City Manager Josh Ray at 512.267.1155 or


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