CAH Attorney Advisor

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CAH Attorney Advisor


Job Summary

The position is located in the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH). The mission of the DCCAH is to provide grants, programs and educational activities that encourage diverse artistic expressions and learning opportunities, so that all District of Columbia residents and visitors can experience the rich culture of our city.

The Attorney Advisor position is located within the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Incumbent will provide expert legal advice and conduct extensive reviews of various legal documents; and provides statements of reasons, drafts letters, memoranda, and recommendations. Consult management and supervisors on legalities that affect their organization’s mission and provide clarification of policies, statutes and legislation.

Duties and Responsibilities

Incumbent provides legal advice, conducts extensive and detailed legal document research dealing with proposed laws and amendments to existing laws; superseded laws and regulations; and the legislative history of Federal and District laws and regulations. Reviews, researches and prepares responses by management to sensitive and often confidential inquires and correspondence from the Mayor, members of the Council of the District of Columbia, officials of the District and Federal government and surrounding jurisdictions, members of the private sector, both individual and organized, and the general public.

Assists with conducting a continuing review and evaluation of existing District of Columbia and Federal statutes and regulations to determine the need for new regulations or amendments, new administrative and enforcement procedures, and to provide clarification, in instances of ambiguities or conflict with other laws and regulations. Recommends and drafts new enabling legislation and amendments to existing legislation for review and approval, as appropriate.

Answers questions regarding compliance with grant requirements, auditing, reporting, as well as questions relating to fraud and to grant deficiency practices. Gives advice regarding compliance with applicable personnel regulations and agreements, including advice related to personnel actions.


Minimum Range $91,650 – Maximum Range $119,156

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