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Louisiana Department of State Civil Service Attorney 1/2/3 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Attorney 1/2/3

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Attorney 1/2/3

Salary

$3,904.00 - $7,658.00 Monthly

Location

Baton Rouge, LA

Job Type

Classified

Job Number

DOI-2024-24

Department

Insurance-Commissioner of Insurance

Opening Date

05/15/2024

Closing Date

5/20/2024 11:59 PM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits

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Supplemental Information

This vacancy is located in the Division of Legal Services.

As part of a Career Progression Group, this vacancy may be filled from this recruitment as an Attorney 1, 2, or 3 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant. The maximum salary of the Attorney 3 is $109,325. Please refer to the “Job Specifications” tab located at the top of the LA Careers “Current Job Opportunities” page of Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.

The LA Department of Insurance is a State As a Model Employer (SAME) agency that supports improved employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Brandi Russell

Louisiana Department of Insurance

P.O. Box 94214

Baton Rouge, LA 70804

brandi.russell@ldi.la.gov

Minimum Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Possession of a license to practice law in the state of Louisiana.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To assist an attorney of higher rank in the preparation of court cases and/or advisory opinions and may litigate and/or prepare advisory opinions in cases of a routine nature.

Level of Work:

Entry.

Supervision Received:

General from a higher ranking attorney, administrative law judge, or other agency administrator/executive.

Supervision Exercised:

None.

Location of Work:

May be used in all agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Attorney 2 by the level of supervision received and the level of expertise required in the preparation of legal opinions/courts cases assigned or hearings conducted.

Examples of Work

ATTORNEY:

Litigates routine cases in trial and appellate courts and before administrative tribunals under the supervision of a higher ranking attorney.

Assists an attorney of higher rank in preparing major or complex cases for trial by drafting pleadings, interviewing witnesses, writing legal memoranda and briefs.

Enters claims for collecting monies due the state.

Assists in preparing proposed legislation.

Drafts tentative rules and regulations and reviews rules, regulations, and bulletins prepared by administrative officers for conformity to the law.

Investigates reports of violations of statutes and administrative rules and regulations.

Prepares advisory opinions for review by a higher ranking attorney.

Prepares or reviews legal documents, including contracts, licenses, deeds, and abstracts.

Researches laws applicable to the above activities.

To conduct hearings and to render decisions.

ATTORNEY--ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES/REFEREES:

Convenes hearings that are of a routine nature; issues subpoenas; administers oaths; hears testimony; considers evidence; examines witnesses; maintains order; rules on motions, objections, admissibility of evidence and procedure; prepares and issues decisions and orders based upon all evidence gathered, research of pertinent statutes, pertinent jurisprudence, and independent assessment of acts based on credibility of witnesses and evidence.

Conducts pre-trial conferences with the attorneys to resolve preliminary issues and narrow the scope of the hearing to the facts actually in dispute.

Determines if there are jurisdictional or procedural issues to be disposed of and if so, decides the most appropriate manner (i.e. a limited hearing, an order to brief the issue, an order to amend the pleadings, a status conference, etc.) to address these issues.

Secures, compiles, and maintains all records of adjudications. Ensures that accurate records are maintained in the proceedings that evidence is properly marked and included in the case record, and that audio recordings are accurately marked and properly indexed and stores.

Conducts a continuous study of the current statues, regulations and case law related to areas of law for which hearings are assigned.

Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity tomake a differencethrough public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career.

As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits, and have access to a great professional development program:

Insurance Coverage More information can be found at https://info.groupbenefits.org/

Parental Leave– Up to six weeks paid parental leave

More information can be found athttps://www.civilservice.louisiana.gov/Parental-Leave/Default.aspx

Holidays and Leave – State employees receive the following paid holidays each year:

  • New Year's Day

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day,

  • Mardi Gras,

  • Good Friday,

  • Memorial Day,

  • Independence Day,

  • Labor Day,

  • Veteran's Day,

  • Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

* Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor

State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.

Retirement – State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to):

  • Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (www.lasersonline.org). LASERS has provided this video (https://lasersonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Your_Retirement_System.mp4) to give you more detailed information about their system

  • Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (www.trsl.org),

  • Louisiana School Employees Retirement System (www.lsers.net), among others

    01

    Do you possess a current, valid license to practice law in Louisiana?

  • Yes

  • No

    02

    If you answered yes to the question above, please list your Bar Roll Number and the original issuance date of your license (mm/yy). If you answered no to the question above, please type "N/A."

    Required Question

Agency

State of Louisiana

Address

For agency contact information, please refer to

the supplemental information above.

Louisiana State Civil Service, Louisiana, 70802

Phone

(866) 783-5462

Website

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/louisiana/default.cfm

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