- Washington, DC, US
- $125 /hr
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Mark Hamilton is a professional legislative drafter by training and has expertise in policy development, all aspects of legislative drafting, review, and analysis. For almost 4more...Mark Hamilton is a professional legislative drafter by training and has expertise in policy development, all aspects of legislative drafting, review, and analysis. For almost 4 years, he was a nonpartisan professional legislative drafting attorney in the Office of Legislative Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives. He was also session staff counsel for the House Criminal Justice and Corrections Committee of the Washington State Legislature in the U.S.
Internationally, he has worked on legislative issues and training in Afghanistan, Rwanda, the West Bank, Iraq, and East Timor. He has worked in various roles as staff, contractor, and consultant for programs and international organizations, including the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), US Agency for International Development (USAID), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), and others.
The beneficiaries of these efforts include the National Assembly, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Defense, and Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan, Ministry of Justice of the Palestinian Authority, the Parliament and Ministry of Justice of Rwanda, the Council of Representatives of Iraq, the National Parliament of Timor-Leste, and civil society and nongovernmental organizations.
Specialties: Policy development, legislation, legislative drafting, legislative procedure, parliamentary development, training, legal research, curriculum development, monitoring and evaluation (M&E), legislative and parliamentary procedure, congressional and parliamentary budget processes, US constitutional law, Afghanistan law and regulations, international treaties, international public law, international criminal law.
Legislative Attorney and International Legal Consultant