An Appellant may be represented by an attorney of law. However, the State
neither provides legal counsel or representation to employees or officers who
request a review hearing nor pays the fees for their representation in the
course of the Appeal proceedings.
(2) Pro Se Status. A Party to an Appeal
proceeding may appear pro se. When a Party appears pro se, the Party is
entitled to request the issuance of subpoenas, directly examine and
cross-examine witnesses, make opening and closing statements, submit
documentary evidence, summarize testimony, and in all respects fully present
one's own case.
(3) No Reprisal.
Pursuant to Subsection
no appointing authority, director, manager, or supervisor may take action to
retaliate against an Appellant, a representative, or a witness who participates
in or is scheduled to participate in an Appeal proceeding.