Attorney - Alabama Department of Labor

The Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) is looking to (quickly) add two experienced attorneys to our Legal team, one in Montgomery and one in Birmingham.

ADOL is the State agency responsible for administering and regulating a number of laws and programs for Alabama, including: Unemployment Compensation, Employment Services (including Career Centers and job fairs throughout the State), Workers’ Compensation, Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation, Mine Safety, Child Labor, Elevator Safety, Boiler Safety, State Monitor Advocate for the Migrant Seasonal Farm Worker Program, and Labor Market Information.

We will be hiring from the State Personnel register, from either the Attorney 1, 2, or 3 registers. For questions about working in state government including the application and hiring process, please review the State Personnel web site at The Application Process – SPD – State of Alabama Personnel Department.

If you are interested, please: 1) submit a resume to me at with copy to ADOL HR Director Renée Minor at; AND 2) if you are not already on the State employment register for employment as a State Attorney, you will need to get on the State register as an Attorney 1, Attorney 2, and/or Attorney 3, as quickly as feasible.

ADOL is seeking attorneys with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Litigation
  • Labor and Employment law and related issues
  • HR and Personnel issues
  • Unemployment law and related issues
  • Drafting of contracts, preferably with knowledge of and experience in state contract and procurement processes
  • Mining and reclamation law and industry experience
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Tax law and administration
  • Legal Compliance with Statutes, Regulations, and Executive Orders

Experience in private practice is a plus as is ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.

Pay will be commensurate with experience and within the State Personnel range. ADOL and State employment comes with benefits such as health insurance, RSA pension, state holidays, and a great team to work with.