Senior Deputy Attorney General

  • State of Nevada
  • Reno, Nevada
  • Apr 02, 2024
Full Time Legal Services Other

Job Description

Announcement Number: 475144069

Gross Salary: Up to $136,133.00 Employee/Employer Paid or $116,602.00 Employer Paid (DOE)
Duty Station: Reno, with occasional travel, including out-of-state.
POSITION STATUS: Exempt (FLSA); unclassified position entitled to standard state benefits; serves at the will of the
Attorney General. Employment contingent upon successful background check.
POSITION SUMMARY: This position is a leadership position requiring competencies exceeding that of a Deputy
Attorney General This attorney position represents the State of Nevada in criminal prosecution proceedings in state
court. Primary duties include drafting legal pleadings, reviewing and preparing cases for trial; interviewing witnesses;
working with law enforcement officers; conducting preliminary hearings, grand jury proceedings, and bench and jury
Minimum Education And Background: Graduation from accredited law school and licensed by a state bar.
Minimum of five (5) years as a licensed attorney. Valid state driver's license required.
Preferred Experience and Skills Required: Preference to those with current or recent criminal prosecution
experience. The applicant should have skills for reviewing and preparing cases for trial, interviewing witnesses,
working with law enforcement officers, handling various stages of litigation hearings and a working knowledge of
federal and state criminal statutes, rules of evidence, local court rules and criminal procedure. Must possess strong
written and verbal communication, planning, prioritizing, and executing timelines without supervision. Must exhibit
professionalism, organization, self-motivation, punctuality, and leadership skills.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Mobility to work in typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and travel. Ability to
read printed materials and computer screen; to hear and speak to communicate in person and virtually and over the
telephone; to speak in clear and understandable manner. Reasonable accommodation available for some physical
demands for otherwise qualified individuals upon request.
Benefits of Position Include:
• Once assigned a case, follow that case to
• Work largely independently
• Student loan forgiveness after 10 years of
public service
• Teleworking capability
• Cost of Living Increase; July 2024
• Compressed work schedule option
• Work-life balance
• Public service/community involvement
• Retirement accrual after vesting
• Paid vacation and sick leave
• Medical/dental/life insurance
This announcement lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. A successful applicant
is expected to develop job-specific skills and perform additional job-related duties as assigned.
Send cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample to Chief Alisa Engler at
1 The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work
environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without
regard to race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

Closing Date/Time: Until recruitment needs are satisfied

Job Address

Reno, Nevada United States View Map