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Corporate - General Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA

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Company name

Louisiana Public Service Commission

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


USA Baton Rouge, LA

Date Last Verified

Dec 08,2017

Posted on

Dec 06,2017

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Attorney - General Counsel II The candidate will direct and supervise all activities of the Administrative Hearings Division of the organisation serving as the Chief Administrative Law Judge of the Commission. The Commission's Administrative Law Judges preside over all matters before the Commission for which a hearing is required or requested, and prepares comprehensive rulings, decisions, and draft Orders, as well as the final Orders ultimately issued by the Commission. Function of Work: To serve as the chief legal counsel of a department having an attorney workforce of certain size and scope, or by having a legal program which predominately impacts many state departments, OR To serve as a general counsel for the Department of Civil Service. Administrative direction from an agency administrator/executive. Supervision Exercised: Line over Attorney--Deputy General Counsel 1 and/or lower level attorneys. Department of Civil Service general counsel may have line supervision over lower level attorneys. Location of Work: Office of Workers Compensation or any agency having a legal division of certain size and scope, or by having a legal program which predominately impacts many state departments. Size of attorney workforce is determined by Louisiana State Department of Civil Service. Differs from Attorney--General Counsel 1 by larger size and scope of legal programs, or by having a legal program which predominately impacts many state departments. Differs from Attorney--Deputy General Counsel 1 by having authority for entire agency legal division. Differs from Attorney--General Counsel 3 by smaller size and scope of legal programs. Serves as chief legal counsel of a large legal division; size is set by Louisiana State Department of Civil Service. Represents the department in more complex and important litigation such as precedent cases before trial and appellate courts and administrative tribunals. Drafts and directs the drafting of new legislation. Testifies on the same before legislative committees and other tribunals. Prepares and/or reviews the preparation and negotiation of the more complex departmental contracts, requests for proposal and other legal documents. Plans, organizes, directs and controls all work activities of the division. Develops or directs the development of budget recommendations for the division. Directs the selection and assignment of subordinate staff, identifies staff development needs and assures that training is obtained. Prepares and/or directs the preparation of briefs and other activities incidental to litigation and court work. Renders final opinion upon the propriety of all rules and regulations of the department and other matters pertaining thereto. Should have possession of a license to practice law in the state of Louisiana, plus six years of experience as a practicing attorney. Closing date: Sat. 12/16/17 11:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada).

Company info

Rose Childress
Louisiana Public Service Commission
Galvez Building
602 North Fifth , PO Box 91154
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9154
Phone: 866-783-5462