Deputy Attorney General

  • State of Nevada
  • Carson City, Nevada
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full Time Legal Services

Job Description

Announcement Number: 975976699

STATE OF NEVADA
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
BUREAU OF CONSUMER PROTECTION

100 North Carson
Carson City, Nevada 89701
ERNEST D. FIGUEROA
Consumer Advocate
Chief Deputy Attorney General
MARK J. KRUEGER
Consumer Counsel
Chief Deputy Attorney General
Unclassified Position Announcement
Open Competitive
BUREAU OF CONSUMER PROTECTION
POSITION TITLE: Deputy Attorney General - BCP
GROSS Salary: Depending on experience, the salary range is approximately:
$78,283.30 - $104,540.00 (Employee/Employer Paid)
$68,669.94 - $91,701.00 (Employer Paid)
PRIMARY DUTY STATION: Carson City. Occasional travel throughout Nevada
is required. Travel throughout the United States may also be required.
POSITION STATUS: Exempt (FLSA); unclassified position entitled to standard
state benefits; serves at the will of the Consumer Advocate. Employment is
contingent upon completion of a background check including a fingerprint criminal
history check through NCIC/NCJIS.
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Consumer Advocate and Consumer
Counsel, this unclassified position's primary responsibility will be to assist in the
preparation, prosecution, and enforcement, of claims relating to consumer protection,
including but not limited to, the areas outlined in NRS 228.380(1), and other matters
as assigned. The position handles cases in all levels of state and federal courts,
including administrative proceedings. The position routinely handles large, complex,
multi-jurisdiction cases, individually and through a team approach. Assignments
will include development, implementation, and coordination of strategies and
advocacy with other States and/or federal entities, as well as representing the Bureau
of Consumer Protection and the Nevada Attorney General in various multistate
matters. The position requires experience in working independently with emphasis
on case management as well as processing multiple documents, reports and pleadings
of various financial and other subject matters. The attorney will work closely with
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aw enforcement partners, investigators, technical staff, experts, and other state and
federal agencies, through a team approach in various investigations, cases, and other
matters as assigned. The position requires processing multiple documents, reports,
and exhibits of various subject matters through, primarily but not limited to, an
electronic discovery platform. This position also provides support to other positions
in the BCP, including but not limited to, legal research, writing, and court
appearances.
QUALIFICATIONS
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND BACKGROUND: Applicants must have
graduated from an accredited four-year college or university and graduated from an
accredited law school. Applicants must possess a certificate of admission to the Bar
of the State of Nevada and be eligible to practice law before all courts of the State of
Nevada, and Nevada federal district courts. The applicant must have a working
knowledge of administrative, civil and criminal procedure, Nevada rules of evidence,
local court rules, Nevada appellate procedure, as well as corresponding federal rules
and procedure. Preferred candidates will have prior experience in areas of reviewing
and preparing cases for trial, interviewing and examining witnesses, with particular
emphasis on interviewing and examining expert witnesses, conducting depositions,
handling all aspects of discovery including proficiency with electronic discovery tools,
trail strategy, and conducting bench and jury trials. Experience with e-discovery
platform Everlaw is a plus.
Skills Required: Applicants must possess effective analytical, written, and
verbal communication skills; other required skills include planning, prioritizing and
executing timelines without the need for supervision. Applicants must be highly
professional, well-organized, self-motivated, and punctual. Applicants must possess
leadership skills as well as the ability to work in a group collaborative team
environment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This position requires mobility to work in a typical office
setting, use standard office equipment, and travel to offices and courts in various
parts of the State. It also requires vision to read printed materials and a computer
screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the
telephone. The applicant must be able to speak in a clear and understandable
manner, and to hear and respond to questions posed. Reasonable accommodation
may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals
who require and request such accommodation.
This position announcement lists the major duties and requirements of the
job and is not all-inclusive. The successful applicant will be expected to
perform additional job-related duties and may be required to have or
develop additional specific job-related knowledge and skills.

nterested applicants must submit a cover letter (including how you heard about the
position), one-page resume, writing sample, and a list of three professional references
to:
Jana Whitson
Supervising Legal Secretary
Office of Attorney General
Bureau of Consumer Protection
100 N. Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701
Email: bcpserv@ag.nv.gov
"ANNOUNCEMENT OPEN UNTIL FILLED"
The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of
its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of 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

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