Legal

The Office of General Counsel consists of the General Counsel, Staff Attorneys, and Contract Specialist. The Office of General Counsel serves as in-house counsel for the department, handling a variety of legal issues related to the department and its business, and provides legal interpretations of statutes, rules and regulations applicable to the department and its functions. The Office of General Counsel also drafts and monitors agency contracts and advises and assists with Title VI compliance issues, public records requests, and legislative drafting and analysis.