Legal Services provides a variety of services in representing the legal interests of the agency. The attorneys working within Legal Services advise the Commissioner, executive staff, and other employees of their legal rights and responsibilities in the development and implementation of agency policy and procedure.
Legal Services also represents the agency's interests in administrative appeals relating to employee discipline and oversees the agency's procurement and contracting needs. Legal Services works closely with the Attorney General's Office in representing the Department before state and federal courts. Legal Services is also responsible for responding to all requests for information that are received pursuant to the Open Records Act.
Contact Legal Services at 478-992-5239.