Administrative Law Specialist 13-16 - Lansing, MI
Performs legal research for taxes administered by the Department of Treasury. Drafts Rules, Internal Policy Directives, Revenue Administrative Bulletins, Letter Rulings, Technical Advice Letters, and Position Papers for the Department. Provides technical support to the Department's tax divisions. Provides legal support to the executive office and other bureaus and offices within Treasury, including the Office of Legislative Affairs and the Tax Compliance Bureau. Assists Attorney General staff by providing litigation support where required. Provides legal and policy research assistance within the Department.
Administrative Law Specialist 13-P15 Position Description
Administrative Law Specialist 16 Position Description
Required Education and Experience
- Possession of a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited school of law.
Administrative Law Specialist 13
- No specific type or amount is required.
Administrative Law Specialist 14
- One year of professional experience in legal work equivalent to an Administrative Law Specialist 13 or Administrative Law Examiner 13, or as an attorney.
Administrative Law Specialist P15
- Two years of professional experience in legal work, including one year equivalent to an Administrative Law Specialist 14 or Administrative Law Examiner 14; or, two years of experience as an attorney.
Administrative Law Specialist 16
- Three years of professional experience in legal work, including one year equivalent to an Administrative Law Specialist P15 or an Administrative Law Examiner P15; or, three years of experience as an attorney.
Additional Requirements and Information
Membership in good standing in the Michigan State Bar.
Special Criteria: Please provide a legal writing sample (10 pages or less), a copy of your official law school transcripts, and your state bar membership number.
Michigan Department of Treasury is proud to be an equal employment workplace that values inclusion & diversity. In an effort to minimize implicit bias, Treasury is removing/protecting applicant personal identifying information. For best results include detailed education and experience in the online application for review. Do not put “see resume” instead of listing duties under your work experience.
Please attach a copy of your official college transcript(s) to your application. For our purposes, "official college transcripts" must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar's signature and/or seal. A scanned or electronic copy is acceptable, as long as it contains the elements listed above. The college/university does not have to send the transcripts directly to Treasury. For more information regarding official transcripts, click here.
This position has a FTINPRINT sub-class code. The sub-class code indicates the position has access to Federal Tax Information (FTI) and requires passing of a fingerprint-based background check per IRS Publication 1075.
The Michigan Department of Treasury participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
Interviews will likely occur virtually using Microsoft Teams. No prior experience with Teams is necessary, as instructions and tips will be provided to all candidates scheduled for an interview.
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