Deputy Attorney General

  • State of Nevada
  • Carson City, Nevada
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Legal Services

Job Description

Announcement Number: 53300093

Telephone: 702-486-3420 ● Fax: 702-486-3768 ● Web: ag.nv.gov ● E-mail: aginfo@ag.nv.gov
Twitter: @NevadaAG ● Facebook: /NVAttorneyGeneral ● YouTube: /NevadaAG

AARON D. FORD
Attorney General

KYLE E. N. GEORGE
First Assistant Attorney General

CHRISTINE JONES BRADY
Second Assistant Attorney General

STATE OF NEVADA
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

555 E. Washington Ave. Suite 3900
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101

JESSICA L. ADAIR
Chief of Staff

LESLIE NINO PIRO
General Counsel

HEIDI PARRY STERN
Solicitor General

June 30, 2021

Unclassified
Position Announcement
Open Competitive

BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY DIVISION
Las Vegas/Reno/Carson City

POSITION TITLE: Deputy Attorney General

Salary: Employee/Employer Paid PERS: $80,638.56 - $107,676.00
Employer Paid PERS (Approximate): $70,344.72 - $ 93,938.00.

DUTY STATION AND HOURS:
With this position announcement, the Office of the Attorney General is seeking
applicants for a Deputy Attorney General position. The anticipated work schedule
is generally Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - though early
morning, evening and weekend hours will be required as demanded by the case
load. In addition, there can be travel and overnight stay requirements.

POSITION STATUS:
The position is exempt (FLSA) and serves at the will of the Attorney General.
Employment with the Attorney General's Office is contingent upon completion of
NCIC/NCJIS and a fingerprint criminal history check.

SUMMARY OF THE BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY DIVISION:
There are approximately eleven attorneys within the Business & Industry Division
handling matters related primarily to the Department of Business and Industry
agencies including without limitation, Financial Institutions Division, Mortgage
Lending Division, Taxicab Authority and Real Estate Division. The Division also
represents the Secretary of State's Office, the Treasurer's Office, the Silver State
Health Insurance Exchange and the Public Employees Benefits Program. The
representation provided by the attorneys in this division routinely involves the
prosecution of administrative cases and the resulting Chapter 233B petitions for
judicial review. Attorneys in this division also defend state agencies in litigation
matters before the district courts and handle appeals. In addition to carrying an

active case load, the attorney's field legal questions from public officials and
agencies and provide day-to-day legal advice and representation.

POSITION CHARACTERISTICS:
The position of Deputy Attorney General will advise and assist several agency
clients, prosecute regulatory violations, assist with review and approval of
contracts, act as board counsel and give guidance on open meeting law and
regulation-making questions, draft regulations, and represent agencies in judicial
review proceedings, litigation and appellate matters.

QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND BACKGROUND:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university and graduation
from an accredited law school is required. Candidates must be admitted to the
State Bar of Nevada and be eligible to practice law before all courts, federal and
state, in the State of Nevada and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

KNOWLEDGE AND Skills Required:
Applicants must have or develop knowledge of administrative law and practice. It
is of particular importance for applicants to have or develop a working knowledge
of Chapter 233B of the NRS (Nevada's Administrative Procedures Act). The
position will require the development of proficiency with regard to the specific
statutes and regulations for several clients. The position also requires knowledge
of computer word processing applications, particularly as related to the
performance of legal research and writing and use of Westlaw and Word
applications. The position further requires knowledge of the rules and cannons of
ethics applicable to the practice of law. Candidates must be highly professional,
self-motivated, well-organized, and punctual.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The position requires the requisite mobility to work in a typical office setting and
to use standard office equipment. The position requires a working knowledge of
Westlaw and Word and typing skills sufficient for independent document
production. The position requires some travel to client offices, facilities, and the
federal and state courts in various parts of Nevada and the nation. The position
also requires vision capable of reading extensive printed materials, and material
on a standard size computer screen, and unimpaired hearing and speech
sufficient to clearly and effectively communicate, in-person and remotely, in and
from various venues and locations. Candidates must be able to speak in a clear
and understandable manner, and to hear and respond to questions posed.

This Position Announcement lists the major duties and requirements of the
position and is not all-inclusive. The successful applicant may be expected to
perform additional job-related duties and may be required to have or develop
additional specific job-related knowledge and skills.

POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and writing sample (include how
you heard about position) to:

Marilyn Millam, Supervising Legal Secretary
E-mail: MMillam@ag.nv.gov

Alternatively:

Office of the Attorney General
Attn: Marilyn Millam, Supervising Legal Secretary
555 E. Washington Ave., #3900
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101

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

Job Address

Carson City, Nevada United States View Map