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Assistant Legislative Counsel

Georgia General Assembly- Office of Legislative Counsel

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The Georgia Office of Legislative Counsel is accepting applications for a position as a staff attorney. Primary responsibilities include drafting legislation, counseling legislators and legislative committees, preparing legal opinions on statutory interpretation and constitutionality, and performing legal research.

State Bar of Georgia membership in active and good standing status is mandatory. A juris doctorate (J.D.) degree from an ABA accredited law school is required. Advanced skills in legal writing, client interaction, interpersonal communications, and time management are essential.

This position requires the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and for extended hours during legislative sessions. Full-time position with benefits, including a defined benefit plan; salary commensurate with qualifications.

Please send a resume to  Candidates with qualifications in line with the posted requirements will be sent an application via the email address included on the candidates resume. By submitting a resume, an applicant agrees to background checks relating to education, employment and criminal history, and social media activity.

The Office must avoid all appearances of partiality and cannot consider applicants who are closely identified or connected with any particular political party, faction, elected government official, candidate for elective government office, lobbyist, or lobbying firm.

The Office also requires adherence to strict confidentiality.

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