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Managing Attorney
Agency: Rehabilitation Services
Office: Arkansas Rehabilitation Services
Section: Commissioner Office
Date Posted: 01/04/2018
Posting Expires: 01/18/2018
Summary
The Managing Attorney is responsible for conducting legal research and writing legal documents for use in litigation, providing legal assistance to the agency, and supervising subordinate attorneys and legal administrative support staff. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Supervises and manages support staff and subordinate attorneys by interviewing, hiring, providing training, assigning workloads, and evaluating performance of incumbents. Provides legal services and advice to management and divisions on a broad range of matters. Represents the agency in negotiations. Represents the agency in litigation including all administrative and court proceedings. Interprets and analyzes all state and federal laws. Drafts new or revised policy and legislation. Conducts legal research. Drafts and prepares legal briefings and pleadings and responds to subpoenas. May develop and prepare budgets. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Knowledge of legal research and writing protocols. Knowledge of the state's legislative process. Knowledge of supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to conduct litigation. Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information and reports. Ability to research, interpret, and apply legislation. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of others. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a law degree from an accredited law school; plus six years of experience in law, including three years in a professional managerial capacity.
Preferred Qualifications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must be licensed to practice law and admitted to the Arkansas State Bar in accordance with ACA 16-22-201. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Agency Specific Information
Applicants must complete each item on the State of Arkansas application to be considered for employment. Incomplete applications and Resumes only WILL NOT be accepted. The application must be received before 4:30 p.m. on the closing date.

If a college degree is required for the position for which you are applying, bring a copy of your transcript with you if you are selected for an interview.

Method of pay is direct deposit. Checking or savings account required if hired.

Participation (6%) in contributory Retirement Plan is required if hired.
Job Details
Position No.: 22081734
Class Code: G004C
Grade: GS13
Salary Range: $77,862.00 - $112,900.00 per year
Background
check required?
Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Little Rock
Job County/Region: Pulaski
Contact Information
Contact name: Sheronda Hall
Phone: 501-682-2392
Email: sheronda.hall@arkansas.gov
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