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Attorney, LSB Legal Division -- Michigan Legislative Council - Legislative Service Bureau

Posted: May 2, 2023

General Duties:

This employee functions as staff attorney serving as nonpartisan Legal Counsel to the Michigan Legislature.  The attorney assists legislators and their staff in drafting bills, substitutes, and amendments and tracking them through the legislative process. The attorney is expected to develop an area of subject matter specialization as well as considerable knowledge of the legislative process. Employee attends legislative committee and workgroup meetings and responds to technical and legal questions concerning legislation. In addition to bill drafting, the attorney conducts legal research, analyzes legal documents, and writes legal and research memorandums for legislators and other Council personnel.

Full description


  • Possession of Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school with a minimum 3.0 GPA required.
  • Must possess current membership in good standing in the State Bar of Michigan.
  • Previous legal work experience with state statutes, state government operations, and the legislative process helpful.
  • Excellent writing and research skills required, including knowledge of legal research resources.
  • Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills required, including the ability to work with diverse personalities.

Pay Range: $65,713 - $96,502 annually

How to Apply:

Online applications only are accepted through the State of Michigan’s job posting website.

Applications accepted until filled or by 9:00 am on Friday, June 2, 2023.

Applicants must include cover letter, resume, and a copy of law school and college transcripts in their online application.

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