Attorney

Family Description


Jobs in this family are responsible for representing the legal interests of the state, including representing the state in court proceedings, researching and interpreting laws and policies, and advising agency personnel.

Jobs and Descriptions


Attorney I

First-level Attorney responsible for assisting in the handling of legal matters including cases concerning fraud, federal or state regulations, and state leases and contracts; and implementing state procedures. The work may include analyzing and interpreting state, federal and agency regulations; preparing documents and instruments for administrative and executive decisions and actions; representing the state or agencies in court; and performing legal research and preparing legal briefs. Positions at this level may work under the direction of a higher-level attorney.

Requires membership in the Mississippi State Bar Association.
OCCU: 9554
Pay Grade: MS14

 

Attorney II

Second-level Attorney responsible for handling legal matters including cases concerning fraud, federal or state regulations, and state leases and contracts; implementing state procedures; and may direct the work of legal support personnel. The work may include analyzing and interpreting state, federal and agency regulations; preparing documents and instruments for administrative and executive decisions and actions; representing the state or agencies in court or any tribunal; performing legal research and preparing legal briefs.

Requires membership in the Mississippi State Bar Association.
OCCU: 9555
Pay Grade: MS16

 

Attorney III

Third-level Attorney responsible for handling more complex or sensitive legal matters including cases concerning fraud, federal or state regulations, and state leases and contracts; implementing state procedures; and supervising legal support personnel. The incumbent is responsible for analyzing and interpreting state, federal and agency regulations; preparing documents and instruments for administrative and executive decisions and actions; representing the state or agencies in court or any tribunal; and performing legal research and preparing legal briefs. May mentor lower-level attorneys.

Requires membership in the Mississippi State Bar Association.
OCCU: 9556
Pay Grade: MS19

 

Attorney Supervisor

Senior-level Attorney responsible for handling complex or sensitive legal matters including cases concerning fraud, federal or state regulations, and state leases and contracts; implementing state procedures; and supervising legal support personnel. The work may include analyzing and interpreting state, federal and agency regulations; preparing documents and instruments for administrative and executive decisions and actions; representing the state and/or agency in court or any tribunal; performing legal research and preparing legal briefs. Positions at this level may direct the work of lower-level attorneys or act as a lead worker or mentor.

Requires membership in the Mississippi State Bar Association.
OCCU: 9557
Pay Grade: MS20

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General Pay Plan

General Pay Plan

Grade

Min

Market

Max

20

$101,626.42

$133,384.67

$166,730.84

19

$91,555.33

$120,166.37

$150,207.97

18

$82,482.28

$108,257.99

$135,322.49

17

$74,308.36

$97,529.72

$121,912.16

16

$66,944.47

$87,864.62

$109,830.77

15

$61,416.94

$80,609.74

$100,762.17

14

$56,345.82

$73,953.89

$92,442.36

13

$51,693.41

$67,847.61

$84,809.51

12

$47,425.15

$62,245.51

$77,806.89

11

$43,509.31

$57,105.97

$71,382.47

10

$40,286.40

$52,875.90

$66,094.88

9

$36,624.00

$48,069.00

$60,086.25

8

$33,600.00

$44,100.00

$55,125.00

7

$31,111.11

$40,833.33

$51,041.67

6

$28,542.30

$37,461.77

$46,827.22

5

$26,185.60

$34,368.60

$42,960.75

4

$24,023.49

$31,530.83

$39,413.53

3

$22,039.90

$28,927.36

$36,159.20

2

$20,220.09

$26,538.86

$33,173.58

1

$18,216.30

$23,908.89

$29,886.11