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Non-Classified Opening

Deputy Attorney General

Non-Classified Classification

Office of the Attorney General

Open for Recruitment: October 24, 2017 - Open until further notice
Announcement # NONCLS077858
Salary Range: Depends On Experience -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:  This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.

Criminal Law Division 
Appellate Unit

The successful applicant’s will be assigned to the Attorney General’s Appellate Unit. Practice in the Appellate Unit offers intellectually-challenging work in a stimulating environment. Primary duties include researching, preparing briefs, and presenting oral argument to the Supreme Court of Idaho and the Idaho Court of Appeals, in criminal and related cases.  Appellate attorneys may be also be asked to perform other tasks, including advising on a variety of legal issues, reviewing legislation and serving on committees dealing with criminal law.

Minimum Qualifications:
Must be licensed to practice law in Idaho. Excellent research and writing skills are a prerequisite, as are word processing and computer research skills.  Prior prosecutorial experience is preferred.  Enthusiasm for public service is essential.

Forward letter of interest, resume and writing sample by e-mail to  

You may also mail or fax to:

Office of the Attorney General
Attn: Fran Nix
Criminal Law Division

PO Box 83720 
Boise, ID 83720-0036

Fax: (208) 854-8074 

No Telephone calls please.



Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.