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Posted June 11, 2024

Montana Legislative Services Division

Legislative Attorney

Hybrid/Helena Mont.

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

Posted June 7, 2024

Texas Legislative Council

Research Editor

Austin, Texas

$3,700.00 per month, with consideration for additional relevant experience.

Posted June 7, 2024

Texas Legislative Council

Legislative Analyst

Austin, Texas

$3,700.00 per month, with additional consideration for relevant experience.

Posted June 6, 2024

The State of Connecticut, Secretary of the State

Assistant Elections Director

Hybrid/Hartford, Conn.

$100,149* - $136,544 p/year (*new state employees start at minimum of the pay plan)

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Posted June 11, 2024

Legislative Attorney

Hybrid/Helena Mont.

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

Full Time (On-site)

June 20, 2024

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • 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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