Assistant People’s Counsel Opening
Maryland Office of People’s Counsel
Assistant People’s Counsel
Maryland State Agency Job Announcement
Looking for an opportunity to make a difference in evaluating and shaping energy policies that affect 2 million residential customers? Interested in protecting consumers who use electricity, gas, telephone and water services?
The Maryland Office of People’s Counsel (MD OPC) is looking for an energetic, creative attorney with a strong interest in consumer advocacy to round out our team of talented and committed lawyers.
The Maryland Office of People’s Counsel (MD OPC), an independent State agency, is seeking applicants for an Assistant People’s Counsel position. MD OPC is a consumer protection agency that represents the interests of residential utility consumers in energy, telecommunications and other matters before the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC), federal agencies and the appellate courts. An Assistant People’s Counsel may represent the agency in a variety of regulatory matters, including rate cases, merger applications, service quality and reliability, consumer protection issues and rulemaking proceedings. OPC also investigates competitive suppliers of gas and electricity regarding their compliance with the State’s consumer protection laws and the Commission’s laws and regulations.
Qualifications: The candidate must have a minimum of three years of litigation experience, admission to the Maryland Bar, and excellent analytical, writing and oral advocacy skills. Consumer protection litigation experience is a plus. Background in or familiarity with utility regulation, economics, engineering, and accounting also will enhance the application. Admission to the Maryland Bar and valid driver’s license are required. The candidate must be able to travel, including evenings and weekends, as required on an occasional basis.
To Apply: Interested persons should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Gail V. Tucker, Assistant to the People’s Counsel, Office of People’s Counsel, 6 St. Paul Street, Suite 2102, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, or email@example.com.
Applications must be received by close of business on February 21, 2020.
Information about State Benefits may be found at www.dbm.maryland.gov.
As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.
Clerkship at Harford County Circuit Court
At the request of Judge Adkins-Tobin, I am sending a request to be posted on the Harford County Bar website for a Clerkship opportunity with Judge Diane Adkins-Tobin in Harford County Circuit Court. The potential candidate would start approximately January 6, 2020 and continue until August, 2020. Interested individuals should email requested documents to Kathy Hurley, Judicial Assistant, at Kathy.firstname.lastname@example.org
Requested documents would include: Cover Letter, Resume, Writing Sample, Unofficial Transcript and a list of 3 Professional References, no later than December 16, 2019.
OFFICE and SUPPORTING SERVICES FOR RENT IN THE HEART OF BEL AIR
Your law office can operate while you are conducting business. Small professional office located at 5 South Hickory Avenue, Bel Air including receptionist service, library/con service, copying & fax equipment, phone equipment/system, janitorial service, utilities, and employee parking. Internet available. Immediate availability. $400.00/month, Call(410) 879-3300 to speak with Max Miller or (410) 879–2100 to speak with Kevin Olszewski.
OPENING FOR ASSISTANT PEOPLE’S COUNSEL
The Harford County Council is seeking an Assistant People’s Counsel. This is a contractual hourly position without benefits. This position represents the interests of the public in all matters and proceedings preliminary to, arising out of or affecting the zoning classification or reclassification of land in the county when the People’s Counsel either has a conflict or during periods of high caseload. Zoning hearings are conducted throughout the year, generally on Wednesday evenings. Candidates must have a Juris Doctorate degree from a duly-accredited law school, 2 to 3 years of litigation experience preferred, familiarity with the rules of evidence, and an ability to communicate clearly and effectively. If interested, submit a letter of interest and a professional resumé to
Charles Kearney, Council Attorney, Harford County Council, 212 South Bond Street, 2nd Floor, Bel Air, Maryland 21014 or to email@example.com
This position shall remain open until filled.
State Prosecutor Vacancy
The State Prosecutor Selection and Disabilities Commission is currently seeking applicants for State Prosecutor.
The State Prosecutor may investigate certain criminal offenses on his/her own initiative, or at the request of the Governor, the Attorney General, the General Assembly, the State Ethics Commission, or a State’s Attorney. These include: 1) State election law violations; 2) State public ethics law violations; 3) State bribery law violations involving public officials or employees; 4) misconduct in office by public officials or employees; and 5) extortion, perjury, or obstruction of justice related to any of the above. The State Prosecutor is nominated by the Commission and appointed by the Governor for a term of six years and until a successor is appointed and qualifies.
The ideal candidate should have at least 10 years of prosecutorial and/or criminal litigation experience, possess a demonstrated ability to lead complex investigations and manage an investigation team, substantial experience with pre-trial and trial litigation, strong written and oral advocacy skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills and judgment. All candidates must be members in good standing with the Maryland Bar.
Interested persons should submit resumes via e-mail by close of business on August 30, 2019 to:
State’s Attorney Brian DeLeonardo, Chair
State Prosecutor Selection and Disabilities Commission,
or by regular mail to the Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office,
55 North Court Street,
Westminster, Maryland 21157.
Legal Secretary Needed
Solo practitioner, in Bel Air, needs legal Secretary, part time or full time, in general litigation practice.
Call Max Miller at 410-937-7003
New Postponement Policy – District Court
A message from the Harford County District Court:
Beginning 8/1/19, all cases postponed in District Court in open court at the request of either party will have a new trial date and room selected on the record, before either party is excused.
Each attorney will need to have the ability to access his or her calendar to set the new date.
The Harford County Mental Health and Addictions Advisory Council (MHAAC), in partnership with Harford County Government and other community partners, is responsible for the appointment of MHAAC members, in accordance with Harford County Code, Chapter 9, Article VI, Sections 9-27 through 9-32.
The Council is seeking a representative of the legal profession to serve on the Harford County MHAAC for an appointment from 7/1/19 through 6/30/22. Meetings are typically held every 2 months, except during the summer. Details regarding the responsibilities of MHAAC appointees can be found at: https://ecode360.com/9367855
Please let us know if you are interested in appointment to the MHAAC by responding to Mary Bunch, MHAAC Chairperson (firstname.lastname@example.org), and Shelby Graves, HCHD Health Policy Analyst (email@example.com), both copied on this correspondence. Thank you for your consideration of this important public health endeavor.
Steps to adding Service Contact without Filing on MDEC
Click below to download the step by step guide from MDEC on how to add a Service Contact without filing.
HCBF Summer Internship Opportunity!
Harford County Bar Foundation is now accepting applications for our summer internship program. High School or College students interested in learning more about legal services in the non-profit sector are encouraged to apply.
Application is available here: