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General Counsel

The General Counsel serves as the agency’s chief legal officer and provides legal guidance, opinions, and recommendations to the Executive Director and the Commission.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Developing, reviewing, and/or assessing all significant legal and policy initiatives related to the agency and the D.C. Voluntary Sentencing Guidelines.

  • Ensuring that agency operations, activities, and actions are in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and mandates.

  • Drafting and/or reviewing all agency contracts, agreements, and procedures.

  • Monitoring and supporting the implementation and use of the Sentencing Guidelines and assisting in developing revisions to the Guidelines,

This is an Excepted Service Position within the DC Government with District residency required.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact the Commission’s Executive Director at [email protected] for a complete Position Description and application procedures.