Job Details

Public Instruction, Department of Attorney

Company name

Department of Public Instruction

Organization Type


Job Type



USD 50232

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Madison, WI

Date Last Verified

Mar 10,2018

Posted on

Mar 09,2018
Practice Area
Government Contracts >> Government Contracts
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Public Instruction, Department of Attorney Duties: The candidate will performing legal research and writing projects, including preparing legal memoranda; representing the department before other administrative agencies and, when necessary, in court; collaborating with staff to draft, review, negotiate, and manage legal agreements and contracts; assist the Wisconsin Department of Justice in defending the department in state and federal court; review department policies and practices to ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations; research and draft final agency decisions and orders; coordinate with department staff to ensure the timely response to public records requests; provide training to department staff on a variety of legal topics; and provide general legal advice and counsel to the department.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: The candidate should have must have experience: Conducting legal research, discovery and preparing legal opinions; Negotiating contracts, settlement agreements or Memorandums of Understanding; Appearing before state or federal administrative tribunals or court; Drafting legal documents (e.g., pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery requests, etc.). Should have experience reviewing and drafting proposed legislation, regulations or guidance; responding to public records requests. Licensure or eligibility for licensure to practice law in the State of Wisconsin is required.

Deadline: 19 March, 2018.

Additional info

Job Announcement Code(s): 18-00595 Send resume, cover letter. Apply online. No emails.

Company info

Hailee King
Human Resources Specialist - Senior
Department of Public Instruction
125 S. Webster St.
PO Box 7841
Madison, WI 53707-7841
Phone: 608-266-2189