Senior Attorney

Senior Attorney
Company:

(Confidential)


Place:

Indiana


Area:

Lawyers

Senior Attorney

Details of the offer

Work for Indiana Grow your career with the State of Indiana With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well:being of Indianas communities every day.

About the Indiana Department of Correction:

We promote public safety by providing meaningful, effective opportunities for successful re:entry. As the model of best correctional practices, we strive to return productive citizens to our communities and inspire a culture of accountability, integrity and professionalism.

Salary Information:

This role traditionally hires at a base salary of 55,900; however, pay may be commensurate with education and experience.

About the Job: 13;
As the Senior Attorney, you will be responsible for rendering legal advice and services in the areas of contracts, human resources and employment law, and public records to the Indiana Department of Correction.

A Day in the Life: 13;
The essential functions of this role are as follows:

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Supervises staff attorneys in their practice of law
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Delegate to and provide support for any legal support staff.
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Researches and interprets law, promulgated regulations and legal opinions pertaining to agency operations.
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Prepares legal briefs and opinions.
:Establishes program goals, priorities and methodology.
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Advises agency or department head on legal problems.
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May serve as an intermediate level reviewer for the legal divisions written documents.
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Investigates legality of agency actions and validity of public complaints.
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Prepares administrative orders.
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Drafts needed contracts on behalf of the agency
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Assists in the drafting of Memorandums of Understanding with other agencies
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Drafts proposed legislation and develops new administrative regulations.
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Summarizes new legislation and determines its impact upon the agencys programs.
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Generate appropriate pleadings, motions and discovery, and responses.
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Works with Attorney Generals office in representing the agency or department in court cases.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What Were Looking For: 13;
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Possess a Juris Doctorate and be a member in good standing of the Indiana Bar.
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Knowledge of Federal and State laws, regulations, and policy guidelines concerning contract law, employment law, and public records, and the ability them in different situations. General understanding of federal and state laws, regulations, and policy guidelines concerning environmental protection
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Experience in conducting all aspects of legal research.
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Extensive knowledge of Indiana State Government structure and responsibilities.
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Extensive knowledge of the organization of the agency and of state and federal agencies dealing with the programs, and/or the ability to develop that knowledge upon hire.
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Extensive knowledge of and ability principles of management.
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Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local law, procedures and precedents pertaining to the agency function and purpose.
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Working knowledge of federal, state and local law, procedures and precedents.

What Youll Need for Success: 13;
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Strong legal research, writing and litigation skills.
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Thorough knowledge of public administration.
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Ability to supervise, counsel, motivate and train lower level attorneys.
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Ability to analyze complex problems.
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Ability to tactfully deal with a wide variety of administration and officials to resolve disputed problems.
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Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
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Ability to adapt readily to new situations and changes in


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Area:

  • Legal services - Attorneys - Assistants / Lawyers

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Knowledges:

  • Tax Law

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