Job Details

Attorney Specialist

Company name

Arkansas Department of Human Services

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

USD 62531

Location

Little Rock, AR

Date Last Verified

Apr 18,2018

Posted on

Apr 17,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Attorney Specialist The candidate: Reviews and analyzes data and documentation related to agency’s legal matters to determine the agency’s position on the issue. Researches case law, state law, and any applicable federal laws related to current legalissues in order to prepare for potential mediation, litigation, conciliation agreement orsettlement. Writes legal briefs, motions, and other pleadings to support arguments to facilitate themediation/litigation process. Analyzes and interprets state and federal laws to determine impact on agency programs. Advises agency management on potential legal issues affecting the agency and offers alegal opinion on actions the agency may take in resolving legal issues. Represents the agency in legal proceedings which may occur in various settings andjurisdictions. Drafts proposed legislation, amendments to current legislation, amendments to agencyregulations, and represents the agency at legislative hearings. May supervise a small administrative support staff by assigning and reviewing work andevaluating the performance of the employees. May interview and recommend for hireapplicants for agency vacancies. Performs other duties as assigned. Should have the formal education equivalent of a law degree from an accredited law school; plus three years of experience as a practicing attorney in the public or private sector. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:Must be licensed to practice law and admitted to the Arkansas State Bar in accordance with ACA 16-22-201. Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. Posting Expires: 04/24/2018.

Additional info

Position No.: 22102759

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Human Services
Donaghey Plaza West
Slot S201 , P.O. Box 1437
Little Rock, AR 72203-1437
Phone: 501-682-1001

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