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State Government

Office of the
Attorney General



Non-Classified Opening

Deputy Attorney General

Non-Classified Classification

Office of the Attorney General

Open for Recruitment: July 17, 2017 - Open until further notice
Announcement # NONCLS069348
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 
Special Prosecutions Unit

The successful applicant’s initial assignment will be to the Attorney General’s Special Prosecutions Unit, which handles a wide range of cases including serious felonies and public corruption cases.  Duties may include handling all aspects of criminal cases, from screening and charging through trial and sentencing; assisting investigators by providing advice and assistance in obtaining search warrants; providing training on legal issues; drafting legislation; serving on committees involving criminal justice issues; advising on related legal issues; and appearing in courtrooms throughout Idaho. Start date on or after August 1, 2017.

Minimum Qualifications:
Must be licensed to practice law in Idaho.  Prosecutorial experience, including felony jury trial experience, is required.  Enthusiasm for public service is essential.

E-mail resumes to fran.nix@ag.idaho.gov  

You may also mail or fax your resume to:

Office of the Attorney General
Attn: Paul R. Panther, Chief, Criminal Law Division
C/O: Fran Nix 
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.