Legal Assistant – Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Division

Job Description:

The legal assistant in this position will serve in the Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Division.  The legal assistant, under the supervision of the First Assistant and Section Head, will assist Division attorneys in providing legal services to the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, as well as other State government clients as needed.  The subject matter includes remediation of environmental contamination on behalf of the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, legal advice and representation of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, and legal matters involving Native American tribes.  The legal assistant’s duties will include research, drafting of pleadings, legal opinions, memoranda and correspondence, and assistance in preparation for administrative and court proceedings.

Position Description

Required Education and Experience:

Education
Possession of a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school.

Experience
No specific type or amount is required.

Additional Requirements and Information:

Appointments to this job are limited to one year.

View the entire job specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/LegalAssistant_12779_7.pdf

You must attach a resume, cover letter and transcripts to your application to be considered for this position.

Apply: Legal Assistant – Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Division

Closing Date: 5/23/2024 5:00 PM Eastern