General Counsel
State of Oklahoma 54 reviews - Oklahoma County, OK

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INTRODUCTION DO NOT submit an application for this position to Human Capital Management!

To apply, please follow the directions below:

Please send resume to:
Leann Overstake, Director of Administration & Personnel, Oklahoma House of Representatives, 2300 N. Lincoln Boulevard, Room 109, Oklahoma City, OK 73105, or via email at
. EOE. Application deadline is close of business on Friday, May 24, 2013.

Advise the Chief of Staff, Clerk of the House, and Parliamentarian/Administrator on legal matters concerning operations and management and compliance with state and federal laws. Review and advise the Chief of Staff and Clerk of the House on personnel law and policy.

Advise the Speaker’s Office, Members, and Clerk of the House on ethics issues.

Provide legal counsel to the Chief of Staff and Clerk of the House on provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family Medical Leave Act.

Update House Personnel Manual.

Coordinate any and all litigation in which the House as an institution is named as a party or has an interest.

Perform other duties as may be determined by the Chief of Staff, Clerk of the House, and Parliamentarian/Administrator.

Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of Oklahoma State Government; of legal issues unique to government; of the Legislative process; of personnel law and issues concerning management; ethics issues; rule-making procedures; and legal and policy analysis procedures.

Must effectively manage difficult situations while maintaining diplomacy and confidentiality; analyze complex situations and issues; coordinate the work product of others; communicate in both written and oral form; and maintain professional conduct at all times.

Desirable Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited law school and membership in the Oklahoma Bar Association. At least 5 years of legal experience required with 3 years experience in state government preferable.

CONCLUSION Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.

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