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PLEASE EMAIL YOUR AD TO: tracie.bradford@sdbar.net


Photos/Graphics Ad Rates for State Bar Newsletter. Photos and/or graphics must be submitted by the 26th of each month  to tracie.bradford@sdbar.net. Reduced rates for contracted monthly ad; 15% reduction for contract for 12 months’ 5% discount for 6 months.  Editor reserves the right to select placement in the newsletter and/or reject any ad.  STANDARD MONTHLY RATES (plus tax):Full Page- $310 Half Page- $230 1/3 Page- $180 1/4 Page- $140 1/8 Page- $75.  


UNION COUNTY Deputy State’s Attorney

ANTICIPATED SALARY RANGE:  $4,300 - $4,800 Monthly DOE (Applicant may also qualify for RARP Grant)    

The Union County State’s Attorney’s Office has an immediate opening for a Deputy State’s Attorney. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. Employment will start as soon as practical.  Applications will be accepted until the right candidate is found and the position is filled.  The Duties of this position require the applicant to answer to the State’s Attorney and work well with the current employees in the department.  Additionally, the successful applicant will be able to professionally work with law enforcement, community members, and victims, in the preparation of criminal cases.  The successful applicant will conduct legal research and prepare documents as necessary for motions and pleadings to defend, and litigate criminal and civil cases.  The successful applicant must be detail oriented and willing to assist where needed.  Qualification for employment is a Juris Doctorate degree and admitted to practice law in the State of South Dakota.  No experience is required but will be a consideration as to the salary that will be offered.  Interested individuals are encouraged to apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and a five-page or less writing sample to Union County State’s Attorney’s Office, 209 East Main St. ~ Suite 140, Elk Point, SD 57025, or by submitting a complete application via e-mail to Jerry.Miller@unioncountysd.org  with the subject line: APPLICATION



Trust Officer

Citi Trust (Sioux Falls, SD)

Responsibilities:

An individual in this role will be expected to:

  • Manage an existing book of trust and estate accounts: types of accounts include revocable and irrevocable trusts, testamentary trusts, ILITS and IRA accounts, various types of charitable trusts, estate accounts, and agency accounts, both discretionary and directed; initiate investment management of the accounts by coordinating with Private Bankers and Investment Counselors and utilizing both internal and external investment managers.
  • Assess the client’s overall estate and tax planning needs: including the knowledge and skill to review legal and trust documentation and have an understanding of the provisions in order to effectively assist the client and their advisors in achieving specific trust and estate objectives.
  • Compliance with legal requirements and internal procedures in relation to account activity: including identification and reporting to our Senior Risk Committee and management of the risk of financial loss and/or damage to Citi’s reputation arising from the activities within the Citi Trust businesses; Communicating with internal and external auditors as well as state examiners; working with Investment Management Oversight on the identification of and diversification of a discretionary portfolio’s exposure to a single security, issuer or industry.
  • Communication: Communicate effectively with the client and/or the client’s attorney on all trust and estate matters and attending in person client meetings and investment reviews; interact with and establish a working relationship with the Private Banking and Investment team in regard to the trust and overall client relationship including timely and accurate responses to inquiries.
  • Participation in internal and external training opportunities for ongoing professional development; drafting of policies and procedures as assigned by management and additional projects as requested; maintain a local presence in the trust and estate professional community.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

 

Qualifications:

  • MBA or JD desired.
  • CTFA designation preferred.
  • Strong knowledge and proven technical proficiency in legal, investment and tax issues relative to trust and / or estate management and administration.
  • Experience with Fiduciary Income Tax and Estate Administration preferred.
  • Proven strong communication skills is required, such to interact effectively with clients and / or their attorneys as well as private bankers and investment counselors.
  • Proven project management and strategic planning skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is required.

Please contact David Grennan with your resume to apply: david.grennan@citi.com


Attorney Job Description

Beacon Center Mission

To empower individuals and families of abuse to achieve self-responsibility and initiate through advocacy and support; and to educate and motivate the community to move toward our vision of eliminating abuse.

Responsible to: Executive Director

Classification: Exempt

Starting Salary: $50,000 - $70,000

Benefits: Vacation and Sick Time; Retirement after one year of employment, Health Insurance Allocation after 60 days of employment and 7 Paid Holidays when Applicable

General Purpose of Position:

To provide support and/or legal counsel to sheltered and non-sheltered clients as well as community education outreach.

 Qualifications:

  • A juris doctor degree in law is required. Applicant must have passed the SD Bar to be an attorney in South Dakota.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and pass a background check

Requirements:

  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Plan and organize work for maximum effectiveness and efficiency
  • Be a team member
  • Demonstrate effective public communications and public relations skills
  • Think logically and make practical decisions
  • Be welcoming and accepting to clients and the public, by telephone and in person.
  • Respond to a high degree of activity, keeping composure and self-control
  • Demonstrate initiative, accept responsibility, and participate in active problem solving
  • Be a positive role model
  • Demonstrate physical and emotional stamina to effectively handle job related issues and stress
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, personal energy, and endurance
  • Abide by ethical standards
  • Possess awareness of cross cultural diversity

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide individual consultations and legal assistance to victims of domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault
  • Advise clients and represent them and their legal rights in civil and criminal cases
  • Assist clients with preparation of legal documents
  • Appear in court before a judge or jury to orally defend a client’s rights and best interests
  • Establish a supportive relationship with clients at times when they might not be at their best
  • Provide and model client advocacy

Education, Outreach, and Advocacy

  • Assist with training and supervision of team, interns, and volunteers
  • Represent Beacon Center at community organizations
  • Provide education on issues of abuse through outreach activities
  • Participates in outreach with underserved populations

Team Member Responsibilities

  • Articulate and adhere to the mission and vision of Beacon Center
  • Know and consistently follow Beacon Center policies and procedures
  • Attend assigned meetings and trainings
  • Work hours as scheduled
  • Answer door and phone
  • Other duties deemed necessary and appropriate by the Executive Director or designee
  • Provide ancillary services
  • Completes paperwork in a timely manner

Please contact Dawn Sikkink with your resume to apply: dawn@beaconcentersd.com


Cutler Law Firm, LLP

Growing AV-rated regional firm in Sioux Falls, SD seeks a litigation associate with zero to two years of legal experience.  Strong academic credentials (top 35% of law school class preferred) and excellent communication skills (both oral and written) required.  Confidential inquiries, including résumé and cover letter detailing experience, should be directed to Meredith Moore, Cutler Law Firm, LLP, PO Box 1400, Sioux Falls, SD 57101-1400 or by email at meredithm@cutlerlawfirm.com


Trust Officer

First Dakota National Bank, Mitchell, SD

Due to a planned retirement at the end of the year, First Dakota National Bank is searching for a Trust Officer to serve our Mitchell, SD location and surrounding area.  Our ideal candidate will direct and coordinate activities relative to selling and administering investment agency, IRA, trusts, probate estates and court ordered conservatorships.

We are looking for a professional with a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university with 5 years related experience or training.  A preferred candidate would possess a JD, CPA, CTFA or CFP designation.  A team player, willingness to learn, positive attitude and wanting to help people is essential.

For more information contact:

Tyler Bowen, SVP

605-731-5122

tbowen@firstdakota.com

Full job information:  https://www.firstdakota.com/careers/trust-investments-officer

 


Executive Director

South Dakota Telecommunications Association, Pierre, SD

The South Dakota Telecommunications Association (“SDTA”) has a long and successful history of representing rural telecommunications and broadband industry interests in the State of South Dakota.  SDTA and its leadership have been a voice of influence for decades on both State and Federal communications-related policy matters.  The Association supports the development and adoption of public policies that allow its member companies to deploy and use the newest and best technologies and provide South Dakotans with affordable access to state-of-the-art communications services, including high-quality, high-speed broadband. 

Due to a planned retirement, the Association is seeking a new Executive Director.  The Executive Director will have comprehensive managerial and financial responsibilities for SDTA operations, managing all internal and out-sourced staff resources.  SDTA is fortunate to have a seasoned and well-respected legislative lobbyist on staff.   The Executive Director will report directly to the Association’s Board of Directors. 

Our Requirements:

 A four-year degree in a public policy related field or a Juris Doctorate (JD) is preferred

  • A strong set of verbal and written communications skills, and a comfort in the role of public spokesperson for an association that is active in developing State and Federal communications policy
  • Experience in developing, advocating and implementing public policy reforms.
  • Knowledge of the communications industry is preferred.
  • A strong personal connection to the State of SD or to the Midwest.
  • A leader with the passion and energy to keep SDTA and its membership at the forefront of meeting the communications and broadband needs of rural South Dakota citizens.

What this Position Offers You:

  • The opportunity to lead an association that supports the development and adoption of public policies that allow its members to deploy and provide high quality, high speed broadband to the people of South Dakota.
  • A career located in Pierre or the surrounding region.
  • The regional area is blessed with two river reservoirs offering a variety of water recreation activities including fishing, boating, waterskiing, windsurfing, and jet skiing, and is also in the heart of one of the nation’s premier pheasant hunting regions.
  • An attractive compensation and benefits package.

Please forward cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

Consortia Consulting, c/o Dan Caldwell

16924 Frances Street, Suite 115

Omaha, NE  68130

dcaldwell@consortiaconsulting.com

telephone - 402-441-1671

Accepting applications until August 7, 2020

Equal Opportunity Employer


Coverage Attorney

Great West Casualty Company

1100 W. 29th Street, South Sioux City, NE 68776

careers@gwccnet.com

Do you dream of a challenging and fulfilling legal career that also offers you the healthy work-life balance necessary to juggle the demands of your busy life? Great West Casualty Company has a Coverage Attorney position open with our Corporate Legal team that affords you the ability to achieve just that, all with no billable hours.

As a Coverage Attorney for Great West, you will focus on the motor carrier policy, providing counsel, training, and assistance to the regions' claims departments to foster consistent, efficient, and appropriate claims practices. You will prepare coverage opinions and memoranda on claims legal topics as well as oversee litigation and declaratory judgment action while supervising outside counsel. We are looking for candidates with a JD degree and must be licensed to practice in at least one state. Insurance defense, litigation, regulatory compliance, or administrative law experience is preferred. To be successful in this role, you will need to be detail-oriented with above-average multitasking skills and the ability to adapt quickly to situations that require an immediate transition. Excellent communication and public speaking skills are a must. This position qualifies for relocation assistance.

Who we are:

Great West Casualty Company provides specialized insurance products unique to the trucking industry and outstanding customer service to the thousands of truck drivers and trucking companies we serve. Over the past 60 years, we have grown to five offices serving insureds in over 40 states. We are now one of America's largest insurers of trucking companies. If your passion is to help others, you value education and continuous improvement, you enjoy participating in community activities, and you want to be valued for your contributions, come be part of our successful team.

Apply at http://bit.ly/2yYkOjg.

 


ASSOCIATE CHIEF JUDGE

STANDING ROCK SIOUX TRIBAL COURT

Fort Yates, ND

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is hereby soliciting applications for the position of ASSOCIATE CHIEF JUDGE of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Court. 

The compensation for the Associate Chief Judge and the number of hours, days of employment and are all negotiable.  The terms of employment will be set forth in the negotiated agreement between the Associate Chief Judge and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council.  The Associate Chief Judge will be compensated on an hourly basis.

In order to serve as the Associate Chief Judge, candidates will need to meet the statutory perquisites outlined in Title I. Section 1-301 of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Code of Justice, which requires that the Associate Chief Judge: (1) must be at least 25 years of age; (2) must be of high moral character and integrity; (3) must never have been convicted of a criminal offenses, other traffic offenses, for which punishment of imprisonment was imposed; (4) must not have been dishonorably discharged from the Armed Services; (5) must be physically able to carry out the duties of the office and (6) must possess a degree of law from an ABA-Accredited law school and be a member in good standing of the Bar of any State or Federal court and shall become admitted to practice law in the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Court as provided under Title I, Section l-601(a).

Applications shall be in writing and include a professional resume and legal qualifications.  Applicants may also submit other documents, including a professional legal writing sample.  All applicants will be considered on merit. The selected applicant will be subject to Tribal, State & Federal Criminal Background Checks.

Applications and inquiries regarding the Associate Chief Judge position may be directed or submitted to Ms. Dellis M. Agard, Court Administrator, Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Court, via regular mail at PO Box 363, Fort Yates, North Dakota, 58538, or via E-mail to dagard@standingrock.org.  Ms. Agard may be contacted at Telephone No. 701-854-7244.

The worksite for this position is located at the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Court in Fort Yates, ND.  The Sitting Bull College Transit provides transportation services, at a nominal cost, to and from Bismarck, ND, Mobridge, SD, McLaughlin, SD and Selfridge, ND, in coordination with the Tribal Work Day, which is from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Central Time).


Deputy State’s Attorney

Lincoln County State’s Attorney’s Office

Lincoln County invites applications for a Deputy State’s Attorney. The Deputy State's Attorney performs routine professional legal work in the prosecution of civil and criminal crimes, juvenile crimes, and juvenile abuse and neglect cases in Lincoln County. Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a college of law, attainment of a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school, and admission by the Supreme Court of South Dakota to practice law in the state of South Dakota or be licensed to practice law in any other state and able to take the next available South Dakota bar examination or be a recent or imminent law school graduate, eligible to sit for the next available South Dakota bar examination.  Comparable combination of education and experience may be considered. $2,840.00 -  $3,135.20 bi-weekly. To view a full listing of qualifications and to apply visit: http://www.lincolncountysd.org then click on the Employment tab. Application deadline: August 10th. Contact Human Resources with questions at 605-764-6609. Equal Opportunity Employer.


Position:              Trust Officer

Location:             Sioux Falls, SD

Life Insurance Trust Company is a South Dakota based Trust Company focused exclusively on the administration of Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts (ILITs) and provides fiduciary services to grantors and beneficiaries of these trusts. Life Insurance Trust Company is a member of the ITM TwentyFirst family of companies.  ITM TwentyFirst is among the largest and best equipped servicers of Trust Owned Life Insurance in the United States. Our purpose is to empower parties to life insurance policies held in trust to make informed decisions and realize the full value of life insurance assets. 

We are looking for a positive and energetic individual with an eagerness to learn and a passion for fiduciary and trust services. We offer a competitive benefits package, pay, and a positive work environment with a collaborative team focused approach.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Review of trust documents for new business acceptance

Completion of annual account reviews

Assist with settlement and account cash flow activities

Answer client questions and resolve issues

Assist with opening and closing accounts

Serve on the Trust Committee

Administer ILITs in accordance with the Trust Company’s Policies and Procedures

Assists with internal and external audit functions

Work closely with Life Insurance Trust Company’s affiliate company on administration and remediation needs for         policies held in trust

Other duties as assigned Required Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in business or related field

1-2 years’ experience in trust, banking, life insurance, or financial services

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multitask, and think critically Preferred consideration given for:

Prior trust administration or life insurance experience, CTFA, JD, or MBA

This position is based in Sioux Falls, SD.

Candidates can apply by emailing Terri Pilaczynski at tpilaczynski@itm21st.com.


Senior Trial Attorney

Department of Transportation

Rapid City or Pierre, SD 

The position of a Senior Trial Attorney provides legal counsel and representation to the South Dakota Department of Transportation, its boards and commissions.  Duties include researching and interpreting relevant laws and providing legal advice, representing the department in civil matters in state court, federal court, and administrative proceedings, and drafting contracts, rules, manuals, and specifications.

The applicant must be a graduate of an accredited law school, a member of the South Dakota State Bar or willing and qualified to become a member of the South Dakota State Bar, and qualified for appointment as a Special Assistant Attorney General. 

The State of South Dakota offers a comprehensive benefit package including health and life insurance; generous paid time off; and flexible work schedules. 

This position is open until filled. Salary: $66,628.08 - $80,575.92 depending on knowledge, skills and abilities.  For more information and to apply, please go to http://bhr.sd.gov/workforus or contact any South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Local Office.

SD Bureau of Human Resources

500 East Capitol

Pierre, South Dakota 57501 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


South Dakota Code Counsel

South Dakota Legislative Research Council, Pierre, South Dakota

The Legislative Research Council (LRC), the nonpartisan research and support staff to the South Dakota Legislature, is accepting applications for the position of Code Counsel. The Code Counsel position was created in 1970 when the Revisor of Statutes was transferred from the Supreme Court to the Legislative Branch.  The Code Counsel is appointed by the Executive Board of the LRC, in the same manner as the LRC Director, and serves as a key member of the LRC's senior staff team.

Duties and Responsibilities: Significant duties and responsibilities of the Code Counsel include the following: 1) Provides staff support to the South Dakota Code Commission; 2) Edits South Dakota Codified Laws, including catchlines, assigning statute numbers, resolving conflicts between statutes, and writing Code Commission notes to explain how conflicts are resolved and how nonstatutory material may affect the Code; 3) Works with a team of editorial professionals at the publisher of South Dakota Codified Laws (Thomson West) to edit and publish the Code; 4) Edits Session Laws, including writing short titles to bills, the subject index, assigning chapter numbers, and preparing the Session Laws for publication; 5) The LRC Director has delegated to the Code Counsel the statutory administrative rules review function, which entails coordinating with other LRC staff and executive branch personnel on the review and editing of administrative rules for legality, coherence, style, and form, and coordinating with LRC support staff on the publication of the South Dakota Register and the Administrative Rules; 6) Takes primary responsibility for review and editing of all administrative rules filed during the legislative session, thereby allowing other LRC staff to focus fully on legislative session responsibilities; 7) Principal legal counsel to the LRC Director; and 8) Functions as a Legislative Attorney as time permits, providing staff support to legislative committees, drafting legislation, researching legal and general questions, and advising on legislative processes.

Minimum Qualifications: 1) Admitted to the practice of law in the State of South Dakota or eligible to and becomes so admitted within one year after employment; and 2) A law degree from an accredited postsecondary institution.

Preferred Qualifications: 1) Familiarity with all areas of state law, including state and federal court opinions, Attorney General opinions, and collateral references such as legal encyclopedias and uniform laws; 2) The ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, in a manner which can clearly and efficiently convey information to legislators and the public; 3) Proficiency in word processing; and 4) The ability to work under tight deadlines and extended hours during the legislative session.

Salary Range: The Code Counsel salary range is $94,251 to $141,376.

Application Process: This position will remain open until Friday, July 17, 2020. Applications (consisting of a letter of interest and resume) should be submitted via hard copy or e-mail to:

Reed Holwegner, Director

South Dakota Legislative Research Council

500 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre, SD  57501

E-Mail: Legis.Resume@sdlegislature.gov | Phone: 605-773-3251


Deputy/Senior Deputy Public Defender

All applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the date the position closes.

SALARY: $2,681.60 - $3,186.40 Biweekly

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Interested in becoming part of an experienced litigation team that has a high capacity for trials and offers an expansive opportunity for courtroom practice? The Minnehaha County Public Defender's Office is seeking a compassionate Deputy Public Defender/Senior Deputy Public Defender with excellent advocacy skills who is committed to ensuring justice, humanity, and equality to indigent clients appearing in the criminal and juvenile justice system. Our attorneys have multiple jury trials each year and daily courtroom appearances. Apply now to be considered for an opportunity with access to a vast document library to help you in your criminal defense career and to be surrounded by skilled criminal defense attorneys.

The Minnehaha County Public Defender's Office is a county department responsible for providing legal services to indigent persons in criminal and civil matters in which the law requires the appointment of counsel for any person who cannot afford to retain counsel.  The office provides representation in criminal, delinquency, child welfare, mental health, as well as appeals and post-conviction cases related to those matters. We are dedicated to providing advocacy, community-oriented defense, and protecting fundamental constitutional and human rights.  The Minnehaha County Public Defender's Office enjoys a reputation for ensuring that attorneys are provided support and skills training in their areas of expertise.

***Please attach a cover letter to the online application.

The hiring range is $2,681.60 - $3,186.40/biweekly with full earning potential up to $3,881.60/biweekly.

Posting will be open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE:

Advocate on behalf of individuals charged with felonies and misdemeanors through all phases of litigation to include pre-trial, trial, and litigating all aspects of the case through disposition. Coordinate efforts with a support team of paralegals and other staff to ensure the responsible handling of a demanding caseload through disposition of the case. Maintain client communications by telephone, office appointments, and institutional visits. Keep client apprised of investigations, negotiations, and court rulings. Appear at regularly scheduled court dockets and appearances related to an assigned caseload. Conduct legal research and draft motions and pleadings. Interview witnesses. Review legal documents, police reports, transcripts, and related correspondence. Attend professional development training both within and outside the office.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from a college of law and attainment of a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. Admission by the Supreme Court of South Dakota to practice law in the State of South Dakota or be licensed to practice law in any other state and able to take the next bar examination offered in South Dakota. This opportunity is also open to recent law school graduates who are eligible to sit for the next available South Dakota bar examination. Comparable combination of education and experience may be considered. Possession of a valid driver's license and must maintain a safe driving record with Minnehaha County. Must successfully complete pre-employment background process. Working knowledge of civil and criminal law, court procedures, and the principles and practices of legal research. Ability to work with a diverse population and be attentive to the needs of the clientele. Working knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, and practices utilized in legal research. Working knowledge of general law and established precedents. Ability to speak and write effectively in the preparation and presentation of legal matters. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, clients, other agencies, and the public. Ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor. Consideration for appointment as a Senior Deputy Public Defender requires a minimum of two years of relevant work experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Demonstrates a commitment to working with the indigent accused and to providing social advocacy to the clientele served by the Public Defender's Office.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

http://jobs.minnehahacounty.org 

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:

415 N Dakota Avenue

Sioux Falls, SD 57104

605-367-4337

jobs@minnehahacounty.org

Job #20-48

DEPUTY/SENIOR DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER

MB

Minnehaha County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran's status, genetic information, or any other protected group in accordance with state and federal law. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by contacting Human Resources at (605) 367-4337.



Trust Officer, Dakota Dunes, SD

The Trust Officer works with senior trust and client service personnel to provide trust, tax, estate planning and wealth management services for clients with significant assets and sophisticated financial needs, seeking to optimize the inter-generational transfer of wealth.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Assist with providing expert trust, tax, estate planning and wealth management counsel and advice in working with clients, beneficiaries, attorneys and CPAs to administer client accounts.

• Administer accounts for an affluent and high net worth client base where Bridges Trust is acting as trustee, executor or agent, in a manner that ensures compliance with applicable fiduciary requirements and business policies and procedures.

• Assist with fiduciary decision making for administrative matters, including discretionary distributions, account maintenance and account opening/closing.

• Represent Bridges Trust in business related and professional activities in order to develop, manage and retain client relationships.

• Special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field.
• Three years’ trust experience or education equivalent preferred.
• Preferred education to include graduate degree(s) in law and/or business.
• Preferred professional certification(s) such as CPA, CTFA, CFP, CAP, etc.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Expert written and verbal communications skills.
• Advanced problem solving and analytical skills.
• Advanced time management and organization skills.
• Intermediate computer skills, including Microsoft Office.
• Preferred experience to include operating FIS TrustDesk and APX.

NOTES:

Additional Salary Information: Bridges Trust offers a competitive comprehensive benefits package. Compensation will vary depending on education and experience.

To apply, email Brian Miles at bmiles@bridgestrust.com.


LAWRENCE COUNTY JOB OPENING NOTICE

JOB TITLE:   DEPUTY STATE'S ATTORNEY

OFFICE/DEPARTMENT:  STATE'S ATTORNEY'S OFFICE

CONTACT PERSON:  SHELLY BAUMANN 

CLOSING DATE:  TO BE DETERMINED\START DATE JULY 1, 2020

STARTING PAY:  DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE

RESUMES TO BE SUBMITTED TO:

              LAWRENCE COUNTY STATE'S ATTORNEYS OFFICE

              90 Sherman Street

              Deadwood, South Dakota 57732

               FAX:  605-578-1468

              PHONE: 605-578-1707

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK TO BE PERFORMED:  CRIMINAL PROSECUTION

EXPERIENCE EDUCATION:  Graduation from a college of law and attainment of a Juris Doctorate degree.

LAWRENCE COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


MINNEHAHA COUNTY invites applications for the position of:

DEPUTY/SENIOR DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER

All applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the date the position closes.

SALARY: $2,681.60 - $3,186.40/Biweekly

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Interested in becoming part of an experienced litigation team that has a high capacity for trials and offers an expansive opportunity for courtroom practice? The Minnehaha County Public Defender's Office is seeking a compassionate Deputy Public Defender/Senior Deputy Public Defender with excellent advocacy skills who is committed to ensuring justice, humanity, and equality to indigent clients appearing in the criminal and juvenile justice system. Our attorneys have multiple jury trials each year and daily courtroom appearances. Apply now to be considered for an opportunity with access to a vast document library to help you in your criminal defense career and to be surrounded by skilled criminal defense attorneys.

The Minnehaha County Public Defender's Office is a county department responsible for providing legal services to indigent persons in criminal and civil matters in which the law requires the appointment of counsel for any person who cannot afford to retain counsel.  The office provides representation in criminal, delinquency, child welfare, mental health, as well as appeals and post-conviction cases related to those matters. We are dedicated to providing advocacy, community-oriented defense, and protecting fundamental constitutional and human rights.  The Minnehaha County Public Defender's Office enjoys a reputation for ensuring that attorneys are provided support and skills training in their areas of expertise.

***Please attach a cover letter to the online application.

The hiring range is $2,681.60 - $3,186.40/biweekly with full earning potential up to $3,881.60/biweekly.

Posting will be open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE:

Advocate on behalf of individuals charged with felonies and misdemeanors through all phases of litigation to include pre-trial, trial, and litigating all aspects of the case through disposition. Coordinate efforts with a support team of paralegals and other staff to ensure the responsible handling of a demanding caseload through disposition of the case. Maintain client communications by telephone, office appointments, and institutional visits. Keep client apprised of investigations, negotiations, and court rulings. Appear at regularly scheduled court dockets and appearances related to an assigned caseload. Conduct legal research and draft motions and pleadings. Interview witnesses. Review legal documents, police reports, transcripts, and related correspondence. Attend professional development training both within and outside the office.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from a college of law and attainment of a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. Admission by the Supreme Court of South Dakota to practice law in the State of South Dakota or be licensed to practice law in any other state and able to take the next bar examination offered in South Dakota. This opportunity is also open to recent law school graduates who are eligible to sit for the next available South Dakota bar examination. Comparable combination of education and experience may be considered. Possession of a valid driver's license and must maintain a safe driving record with Minnehaha County. Must successfully complete pre-employment background process. Working knowledge of civil and criminal law, court procedures, and the principles and practices of legal research. Ability to work with a diverse population and be attentive to the needs of the clientele. Working knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, and practices utilized in legal research. Working knowledge of general law and established precedents. Ability to speak and write effectively in the preparation and presentation of legal matters. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, clients, other agencies, and the public. Ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor. Consideration for appointment as a Senior Deputy Public Defender requires a minimum of two years of relevant work experience.

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Demonstrates a commitment to working with the indigent accused and to providing social advocacy to the clientele served by the Public Defender's Office.

 APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://jobs.minnehahacounty.org                                                                          

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT: 415 N Dakota Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57104                       

605-367-4337 jobs@minnehahacounty.org                                                                                                                                      

Job #20-28

DEPUTY/SENIOR DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER

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Minnehaha County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran's status, genetic information, or any other protected group in accordance with state and federal law. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by contacting Human Resources at (605) 367-4337.           


APPLICATION PROCEDURE: 

Submit resume, cover letter addressing required qualifications, complete contact information for at least 3 professional references, and provide a writing sample not to exceed 5 pages relating to a criminal or governmental issue (i.e. Resistance to a Defense’s Motion to Suppress; Motion to Suppress (with supporting authorities); Miranda Issues; Consent Issues; Planning and Zoning Issues; and Governmental Taking Issues, just to name a few).