The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has an immediate opening for a Legal Counsel in its Office of General Counsel dealing with the Medical Marijuana Program located in Jefferson City, Missouri.
Provide day-to-day legal guidance to Department programs but will primarily focus on litigation regarding the new Medical Marijuana program;
Represents the Department in licensure disputes and other actions in state circuit courts, the Administrative Hearing Commission, and before hearing officers;
Assists with administrative rulemaking;
Pursues guardianships for adults;
Travel to circuit courts is required; overnight travel is rare; state cars are available for this purpose.
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Applicants must be current members of The Missouri Bar, in good standing. Significant litigation experience and aptitude preferred. The Department will offer a competitive salary, based on