Doug's Work

Senate of the Republic of Palau

Senate Legal Counsel

  • Drafted legislation, amendments, and committee reports on behalf of the Senate, and provided legal opinions to the Senate on request.

  • Served as general counsel to the Senate, fielding a wide range of legal inquiries including civil liability and criminal procedure questions.

  • Managed Office of Legal Counsel staff.

  • Developed and implemented workflow improvements to increase department efficiency.

  • Ensured accuracy of passed bills before transmission to House of Representatives and Office of the President.