Nov 05, 2019
Jan 01, 2019 - Sep 06, 2019
The Attorney General of Mississippi is the chief legal officer and advisor for the state of Mississippi. The attorney general bears responsibility for advising the state on civil and criminal matters, representing public officials and governmental agencies and interpreting state law through the issuance of legal opinions. The attorney general is elected every four years, in the odd-numbered years preceding a presidential election. He or she is not restricted to term limits. The attorney general serves as the chief legal officer and advisor for Mississippi. They are responsible for advising on both civil and criminal legal matters. The officeholder is aided by a staff of attorneys, investigators and office personnel. Other duties of the office include: represent public officials and government agencies; issue legal opinions that interpret state law; act as counsel to state agencies to defend them or bring suit on their behalf; represent the people of the state of Mississippi. The salary for this position is $108,960/year.
Submit application to:
Mississippi Secretary of State , 401 Mississippi Street, Jackson, MS, 39201, US