Attorney General lawyers assigned to state agencies

January 11, 2013 

Lawyers assigned to state agencies

Here's a look at the approximate number lawyers from the state Attorney General's Office assigned to each state department:

Corrections: 3

Education: 4

Finance and Administration: 2

Forestry Commission: 1

Gaming Commission: 4

Health: 5

Human Services: 10

Institutions of Higher Learning: 3

Insurance: 5

Marine Resources: 2

Medicaid: 4

Mental Health: 1

Mississippi Development Authority: 2

Mississippi State Personnel Board: 1

Mississippi Contractor's Board: 1

Public Employees' Retirement System: 1

Department of Transportation: 8

About four attorneys represent various state smaller agencies which aren't assigned a designated attorney.

-- Michael Newsom

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