State of LouisianatypePlace, District of columbiaFull TimeOn Site

Supplemental Information

This vacancy is located in the Department of Public Safety, Office of Management and Finance – Legal Affairs.

No Civil Service test score
is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

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For further information about this vacancy contact:
State of Louisiana Department of Public Safety
ATTN: Danielle Hett
P.O. Box 66614
Baton Rouge, LA 70896


Possession of a license to practice law in the state of Louisiana, plus four years of experience as a practicing attorney.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To directly supervise a minimum of two Attorney positions and/or equivalent level legal area professionals.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
Broad direction from a higher ranking attorney or administrator.

Supervision Exercised:
Line over lower ranking attorneys or equivalent level professional subordinates related to the legal process.

Location of Work:
May be used by all agencies.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from lower level Attorney jobs by supervision exercised.

Differs from Attorney-General Counsel 1 by absence of authority for all activities of the Office of General Counsel in an agency.

Examples of Work

Plans, assigns, and reviews the preparation of briefs and other activities incidental to litigation and court work.

Drafts and reviews the drafting of new legislation. May testify on the same before legislative committees and other tribunals.

Testifies before legislative committee hearings on proposed tax law changes and current tax laws in the area of tax specification. Reviews proposed legislation introduced which affects area of tax specification.

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