• State of Nevada
  • Carson City, Nevada
  • Jan 01, 2022
Administration and Management Clerical and Administrative Support Legal Services Municipal or County Clerk
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description





*Pay Grade:

Salary Range: $79,719.84 - $120,582.00

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time


Phone: 702 486-8876



The Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline has announced the immediate search for an Associate General Counsel. This is a new position recently approved during the 81st Legislative Session and is located in Carson City/Reno. This is a combination in-person/telework position. The successful candidate for this position should be willing to assume his or her duties in December 2021/January 2022.

Position Description

The position serves at the pleasure of the General Counsel and Executive Director of the Commission on Judicial Discipline ("Commission") and Executive Director of the Standing Committee on Judicial Ethics ("Standing Committee") ("GCED"). The position is a senior non-classified position with the State of Nevada. The compensation schedule is modeled after the Classified Employee Compensation Schedule effective 07/12/2021. The range for the employee/employer-paid retirement option is $79,719.84 to $120,582.00, and the employer-paid retirement option is $69,405.12 to $104,963.76. The actual pay rate will be established by the GCED within the range allowable, depending upon the depth of experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. Applicable State of Nevada benefits and retirement plans are offered.

Minimum Qualifications

This position requires membership in good standing in the State Bar of Nevada; at least five (5) years of practice within the State of Nevada; and strong skills in analyzing citizen complaints and directing and overseeing investigations. The successful candidate should have a serious interest in judicial ethics; be willing to deal with difficult, complex situations involving the conduct of judicial officers; and, must have maintained an exemplary conduct record as an attorney. The position requires the utilization and management of outside counsel and investigative personnel in an efficient, cost-effective manner. In addition, this position requires strong verbal, social and clear writing skills; effective evaluation and communication skills; and the ability to work independently or as a team member. It is preferred, but not required, that the person selected will have both public and private practice experience in litigation, as well familiarity with state agencies. Experience with providing counsel to a board or commission is also helpful. All candidates are required to provide three professional letters of reference sent directly to the Commission from the references. Candidates may also need to submit signed releases to the Commission at a later date to be utilized for criminal background and Nevada State Bar disciplinary inquiries.

To Apply

Please respond with a letter of interest, resume and writing sample. Resumes and required documents will be accepted until the candidate pool is filled. The recruitment process may be closed without notice upon selection of a candidate. Additional information concerning the Commission and Standing Committee may be found at, by contacting the Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline, telephone: (775) 687-4017, or via email at . Resumes and required documents should be emailed to and should be in PDF or Word format.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno

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