Per Diem Counsel – Senate

The West Virginia Senate is seeking per-diem committee attorneys for the upcoming 2021 Legislative Session, which runs from February 10th through April 10th. Per-diem committee attorneys are responsible for providing legal counsel to committee chairs and members for the duration of the 2021 Legislative Session. Responsibilities include drafting legislation, amendments, preparing bill abstracts, meeting with interested parties, presenting bills to committees, and providing general legal counsel to the Senate. Positions require a full-time commitment for the entire sixty-day session, plus additional days prior for training and subsequently, as available, for closing out.  Weekend and evening work will be required as necessary.

 

Applicants must be an active member of the WV State Bar with prior subject matter experience preferred, depending on committee assignment. Prior experience with legislative process preferred, but not necessary. Compensation is based on a per-day rate, which is dependent upon experience and qualifications. Please send resumes to James Bailey at James.Bailey@WVSenate.gov.

To apply for this job email your details to James.Bailey@WVSenate.gov