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Michigan Department of Transportation
Lansing, MI, United States
4 days ago
Michigan Department of Transportation
Lansing, MI, United States
6 days ago
Michigan Department of Transportation
Lansing, Michigan, United States
4 days ago

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The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is a diverse, innovative agency of approximately 2,800 employees serving Michigan citizens in offices throughout the state. Using cutting-edge technology and multi-disciplinary partnerships, MDOT oversees the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance for over 9,600 miles of I, US and M routes that are the backbone of the state's economy. From aviation, intercity passenger services, rail freight and local public transit services, MDOT is involved in all modes of transportation. Through numerous employee engagement programs and mentoring opportunities, employees are provided opportunities to thrive in their careers and in doing so, improve the lives of Michigan residents and visitors.

As the recognized resource, this position functions as litigation coordinator for the division's litigation and for damage claims over $10,000. The position also serves as a paralegal to the division's litigation attorneys. The position requires one to, inter alia, research and develop responses to discovery requests in the course of litigation; draft documents for completion by the attorneys, including authorizations, releases, FOIA requests, subpoenas, and motions; identify and retain expert witnesses; organize and perform document management services related to large and high profile cases; and assist in the preparation of hearings, administrative proceedings, mediation, case evaluation, trials, and appeals. This position also
monitors, advises, investigates, and recommends legally appropriate dispositions of reported damage claims to State highway structures. The position will also advise MDOT regions how claims submitted to MDOT for less than $1,000 should be handled by MDOT and will advise the Division Chief whether to accept or reject MDOT's recommendations when such
claims are appealed to the State Administrative Board. The position regularly handles complex and difficult assignments.

Based on operational needs, remote work and alternate work schedule requests for this position may be considered beginning July 12, 2021.

The health and safety of our employees is top priority for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). To learn more about how MDOT employees are achieving the Department's mission while abiding by COVID-19 safety protocols, please visit these sites MDOT website and Worker Personal Protective Products and Precautions.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 57873477
  • Location:
    Lansing, Michigan, United States
  • Position Title: MDOT - Paralegal - Office of Attorney General
  • Company Name: Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Job Function: Other
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