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Posted May 14, 2024

Washington State Legislative Evaluation and Accountability Program (LEAP)

Applications Consultant

Hybrid/Olympia, Wash.

$106,512 to $184,520 annually

Posted May 2, 2024

Maryland General Assembly, Department of Legislative Services

Policy Analyst

Hybrid/Annapolis, Md.

Starting at $70,000 commensurate with experience

Posted April 11, 2024

Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission


Hybrid/Richmond, Va.

Range: $120,000 - $150,000 p/year

Posted March 1, 2024

Council of the District of Columbia

Economic Analyst

Hybrid/ Washington, D.C.

$75,000 - $120,000 p/year


Posted June 11, 2024

Legislative Attorney

Hybrid/Helena Mont.

$93,000 - $97,000 p/year

Full Time (On-site)

June 20, 2024


  • Drafts bills, resolutions, and amendments.
  • Performs legal research and provides legal advice for legislators and committees.
  • Codifies enacted legislation, writes court case summaries, and prepares annotations.
  • Reviews proposed ballot measures for conformity with bill drafting requirements.
  • Provides legal support for interim committees.

This is a non partisan position.


  • Thorough knowledge of Montana laws and legal procedure.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, procedures, and methods of legal, historical, and political research.
  • Thorough knowledge of proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, and writing style.
  • Substantial knowledge of Montana Legislature and state government.
  • Substantial knowledge of legal terminology.
  • Basic knowledge of Montana history, geography, economics, and demographics.
  • Ability to analyze statutes, codes, court decisions, and research materials.
  • Ability to prepare and present legal opinions and draft legal and legislative documents.
  • Ability to write and speak clearly, concisely, and in a well-organized manner.
  • Ability to quickly and accurately analyze complicated information.
  • Ability to be highly productive and meet deadlines under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to act professionally, objectively, and impartially in dealing with legislators and public.
  • Ability to communicate and perform effectively and diplomatically with personal contacts.
  • Ability to work independently and handle a variety of projects at the same time.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle politically sensitive work.
  • Ability to use computers and adapt to changing technology.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Law degree License to practice law in Montana
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