Responsible for coordinating the centralized records request process and advising State Bar staff on legal and policy matters related to the Public Information Act and requests by officers and directors. Provides general legal assistance to the Legal Counsel’s Office and State Bar staff as needed. Reports to the Legal Counsel.
Requires graduation from an accredited law school with a J.D. degree. Must have a minimum of 4 years of regulatory or administrative law experience. Open records experience required. Requires demonstrated knowledge of the Public Information Act and the Open Meetings Act; legal analysis and research; legal principles, practices and proceedings. Must be able to work effectively across multiple groups, functional areas, and subject-matter experts. Requires the ability to exercise good judgment in the analysis of legal problems and to prepare sound, clear opinions; efficiently research complex legal issues; and interpret laws and regulations affecting the agency. Must be able to work independently and effectively manage multiple competing priorities.