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Research Attorney, Research Services Division -- Legislative Service Bureau

Posted: May 4, 2022

General Duties:

This employee gathers, synthesizes, and analyzes legal and technical information to provide high quality, unbiased research to state legislators and legislative staff. Communicates findings in writing and orally to support public policy development and bill drafting. Provides legal review of Division products. Drafts policy resolutions for state legislators. Completes assignments independently with a moderate amount of supervision.

The LSB Research Services Division provides non-partisan analysis, information, and research services to members of the Michigan Legislature as requested related to bill drafting and other legislative areas.


Graduation from an ABA-accredited law school. Membership in good standing in the State Bar of Michigan. Some legal writing and research experience. Experience in education policy strongly preferred. Familiarity with the legislative process, state government operations, and Michigan statutes. 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. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Must be willing and able to work overtime and irregular hours as required.

Pay Range: $65,713 annually

How to Apply:

Online applications only are accepted through the State of Michigan’s job posting website: The job will be posted until the position is filled.

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

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