State of Maryland


- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $149,106.00-$215,793.00 Yearly




A fully experienced senior attorney who has demonstrated the highest level of competence.


Acts as supervisor of counsel, general counsel, principal counsel, division chief, executive associate and senior associate attorneys general and acts as personal advisor to the Attorney General.

Assigned all the duties and responsibilities of a general counsel but at this level such duties and responsibilities extend to all State agencies, along with the supervisory responsibilities of the same level as an agency head since they extend to all agencies.

Each of the two Deputies handles certain agencies and divisions and each is responsible for administrative matters for their respective agencies and divisions.

These positions have a great degree of freedom and broad responsibility in their supervisory and advisor capacities.


Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.


A Class Description provides information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work and General Requirements for a classification in the Management Service or a classification in the Skilled or Professional Service in which all positions have been designated Special Appointments. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency. Class descriptions broadly define groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies. Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

Date Established

Mar 1 2012 12:00AM

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 005047; EST: 3/1/2012; REV: 7/1/2023;

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