Job Details

Legal Counsel

Company name

Missouri Department of Revenue.

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jan 12,2019

Valid Through

Apr 27,2019

Posted on

Jan 11,2019

Salary

USD 938 Monthly

Location

Jefferson City, MO, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Bankruptcy >> Bankruptcy
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Tax >> Tax - General
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Legal Counsel
Duties: Develop and maintain positive relationships with the public and fellow workers in order to advance Department goals and minimize negative feedback. Meet with Managing Counsel, General Counsel and other members of management and staff to inform them of legal issues, problems, progress and projects. Adhere to all laws, rules and policies in order to demonstrate support of government, administrative systems and appropriate leadership qualities. Research, compile and interpret applicable laws, rules, policies and procedures. Exhibit familiarity and understanding of legal principles and their application within the employee’s area of practice. Demonstrate knowledge of procedural requirements in the applicable administrative or judicial forum. Demonstrate ability to communicate verbally or in written form applicable legal information. Communicate with staff or public in order to provide legal advice or counsel. Appear in court, conduct hearings and try cases in order to present evidence and verbal arguments. Answer questions and gather information in order to assist in or conduct hearings. Analyze information in order to determine facts and sufficiency of evidence to prepare for hearings. Conduct negotiations in order to obtain settlement. Manage cases in order to meet all required filing and hearing deadlines. Analyze fiscal notes in order to determine statutory and budget impact on departmental functions. Information and Correspondence Compile, organize and summarize papers, notes and information in order to prepare for filing, presentation and further processing. Compose memoranda, motions and final decisions in order to provide information and prepare for processing. Explain laws, statutes, policies and procedures to public or staff in order to answer questions and help solve problems. Read laws and statutes in order to stay abreast of law and statute changes. Write procedures in order to assist staff in performing assigned responsibilities. Compose correspondence in order to relay or obtain information.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: L.L.B or JD degree or equivalent first degree in law, from a law school approved by the Section of Legal Education. Currently licensed to practice law in Missouri as a recognized member of the Missouri Bar Association. Certificate of Admission or Good Standing as issued from the Supreme Court of Missouri. Knowledge of state driving while intoxicated law, tax law, or bankruptcy law, basic accounting principles and trial advocacy as normally acquired through law courses or continuing education in the above areas. Trial and appellate practice and government-related legal experience.
Posting Ends: January 31, 2019

Additional info

Position #: 1022024

Company info

Personnel office
Missouri Department of Revenue.
Harry S Truman State Office Building
301 West High Street , Room 270
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: 573-751-1291

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