Attorney Deputy General Counsel 1

State of LouisianatypePlace, IdahoFull TimeOn Site

Supplemental Information

This vacancy is located in the Division of Legal Services and will be filled by promotion only with a current permanent employee of the Department of Insurance.

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

To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.

For further information about this vacancy contact:
Ashley Chutz
Louisiana Department of Insurance
P.O. Box 94214
Baton Rouge, LA 70804


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

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To serve as a principal assistant to an Attorney-General Counsel 2.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
Broad direction from an Attorney-General Counsel 2.

Supervision Exercised:
Line over lower ranking attorneys and clerical employees.

Location of Work:
May be used in any of the twenty major agencies depending upon size and scope of legal program.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Attorney Supervisor by serving as the primary assistant to an Attorney-General Counsel 2.

Differs from Attorney-General Counsel 2 by subordinate relationship.

Examples of Work

Assists the chief legal counsel of a large legal division in administrative and/or legal matters.

Represents the department in more complex and important litigation before trial and appellate courts and administrative tribunals.

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

Prepares and reviews the preparation and negotiation of departmental contracts, requests for proposal and other legal documents.

Plans, organizes, directs and controls work activities of the division as assigned by the General Counsel.

Develops or assists in the development of budget recommendations for the division.

Coordinates the selection and assignment of subordinate staff, identifies staff development needs and assures that training is obtained.

Prepares and may review the preparation of briefs and other activities incidental to litigation and court work.

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