Associate General Counsel

  • State of Nevada
  • Carson City, Nevada
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management Clerical and Administrative Support Legal Services Municipal or County Clerk

Job Description

Announcement Number: 1207540551

P.O. Box 48 Executive Director
STEFANIE HUMPHREY Carson City, Nevada 89702
Vice-Chair Telephone (775) 687-4017 ● Fax (775) 687-3607


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 and Maximum Salary. 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 as 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.

Information and How 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.

Closing Date/Time: Until recruitment needs are satisfied

Job Address

Carson City, Nevada United States View Map