Legal Services



The Department's Legal Services Division manages in-house legal concerns for the Department, developing litigation strategy with the Office of the Attorney General, assisting administrators and managers in avoiding litigation, supervising the calculations of compound sentences, assisting with contracts for prison services and infrastructure, consulting on personnel practices and issues and generally advising on operational issues arising from the state's adult correctional facilities, including the drafting of administrative rules, policy review, legal research, Court of Claims representation, and interaction with the Attorney General's Office regarding other litigation.