The Department of General Services (DGS) Office of Legal Services (OLS) advises state departments and DGS internal divisions to facilitate timely and effective state contracting and procurement.

As DGS in-house counsel, OLS provides legal advice and training on the state’s leveraged

procurements of goods and services; real estate leasing, acquisition, and construction;

Public Records Act requests; human resources; labor relations; regulatory adoption; and

litigation support. OLS also serves as hearing officer for bid protests and performs the

services contract review and approval function for DGS.