Deputy State’s Attorney
Lincoln County State’s Attorney’s Office
Lincoln County State’s Attorney, Tom Wollman, welcomes 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. $74,588.80 - $82,326.40 annually. To view a full listing of qualifications and to apply visit: http://www.lincolncountysd.org then click on the Employment tab. Application deadline: March 12th. Contact Human Resources with questions at 605-764-6609. Equal Opportunity Employer.
BOYCE LAW FIRM ASSOCIATE ANNOUNCEMENT
Boyce Law Firm, LLP, a top-rated 20+ lawyer firm located in Sioux Falls, is accepting applications for ASSOCIATE ATTORNEYS in the firm’s litigation section. Applicants must be self-starters with a strong desire to learn. Superior written and verbal communication skills are of utmost importance. Visit our website at www.boycelaw.com to learn more about the firm, our history, and our people.
All applicants are welcome to apply. Preference will be given to applicants in the top 1/3 of their class, to those who have prior work experience, and to those currently licensed to practice in South Dakota.
Start Date: Upon hiring.
Benefits include generous 401K match, profit sharing, health insurance, annual CLE tuition, professional dues and memberships, and numerous incidental benefits.
Direct resume, cover letter, and law school transcript to Michele Benson, Boyce Law Firm, LLP, PO Box 5015, Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5015 or to email@example.com.
Request for Proposal - Attorney Services for DSS - Division of Child Support
The South Dakota Department of Social Services’ Division of Child Support (DCS) is soliciting proposals for skilled legal representation across South Dakota. The legal services include representing DCS in civil and/or criminal court proceedings including but not limited to paternity establishment, child support obligation establishment and modification, enforcing child and medical support obligations, and collection of child support payments.
The RFP for this procurement will be published in March 2021. Those interested may obtain a copy of the RFP through the Office of Procurement Management’s Mercury Commerce System at https://www.mercurycommerce.com/app/jumppage/esmsvendorlogin.aspx or on the Department of Social Services website at https://dss.sd.gov/keyresources/rfp.aspx upon publication.
FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER
Districts of South Dakota and North Dakota
101 South Main Avenue, Suite 400
Telephone: (605) 330-4489
Fax: (605) 330-4499
Jason J. Tupman
Federal Public Defender
The Federal Public Defender for the Districts of South Dakota and North Dakota seeks an attorney to join our branch office in Rapid City, South Dakota. Our office provides high-quality representation to people charged with federal crimes who cannot afford to hire an attorney. We operate under the authority of the Criminal Justice Act.
Position Description: Assistant Federal Public Defenders zealously and professionally represent clients in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse, and rewarding work environment. Responsibilities include managing a caseload; working with clients; interviewing witnesses and family members; developing release plans; reviewing discovery; preparing pleadings, motions, and briefs; developing litigation strategies; working with experts; advising CJA panel attorneys; and in-court litigation through all stages of a criminal case. Some travel is necessary. Attorneys in our office may not engage in the private practice of law.
Qualifications: Required: (1) graduation from an accredited law school; (2) admission to practice in good standing before the highest court of a state or the District of Columbia; (3) admission to practice in the US District Court for the District of South Dakota by the time of entrance on duty; (4) willingness to become admitted to the South Dakota Bar within a year of beginning employment; and (5) US citizenship or work authorization.
Above all we are looking for applicants with a demonstrated commitment to indigent defense, and an ability to work well in a team environment. We value court experience, creativity, and superior research and writing skills. We are willing to train the right candidate and will consider attorneys who have recently completed judicial clerkships or fellowships.
Salary and Benefits: The salary range is commensurate with experience. The position is full-time with federal benefits, including health and life insurance, retirement, and the Thrift Savings Plan. Salary is payable only by direct deposit. A final offer of employment is subject to funding and a background check.
How to Apply: Apply by emailing a letter of interest, resume, three references, and a recent writing sample in a single pdf document to SDX_JOBS@fd.org. Open until filled; priority consideration given to applications received by March 22, 2021. No phone calls.
The Federal Public Defender for the Districts of South Dakota and North Dakota is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities encouraged to apply.
Vacancy Announcement: February 22, 2020
Legacy Law Firm, P.C., is currently looking to hire a rock star attorney who has a service-orientated frame of mind even before having morning coffee; someone who enjoys learning something new every day, but can also hammer out routine work that must be done to keep moving matters forward; and someone who is motivated by their desire to do the highest quality of work with the underlying belief that we are put on this planet to help others and not just ourselves. Legacy Law Firm is a boutique law firm focusing in estate planning, elder law and business planning. We have the honor of helping clients who are starting a business or starting a family, taking their business to the next level or protecting assets for the next generation. In short, we help people protect what matters most. We have a fast-paced practice and don’t have “slow days.” If you are looking to join a team that believes in collaboration, entrepreneurialism, and everyone rowing together in the same direction and at the same speed, and you value integrity, excellence, positivity and stewardship, let’s visit! Who should not apply for this position? If you still don’t know the difference between “there,” “their” and “they’re”; you’re a problem adopter and not a problem solver; if you like “slow days”; or if you were the student who needed mom or dad to remind you about your homework or projects. The person we hire will be self-reliant. This person will ask questions but will never make excuses. Most importantly, the person we hire will have a “can-do” and positive attitude. Please send a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in our firm, any relevant experience, and what you are looking for in a practice. Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications will be received in the strictest of confidence as we understand that rock stars may currently be on tour with another group while looking for a better gig.
Paralegal at Monument Health hospital, Rapid City
We are hiring a Paralegal at Monument Health hospital in Rapid City, SD! In this position you will prepare legal correspondence and other documents regarding litigation and legal matters involving the health system. Drafts and submits business correspondence and documents. Organizes and maintains legal files, and compiles data from legal resources. Organizes and maintains litigation files and pleadings, and compiles data from legal resources. Performs a variety of law-related tasks under the direction of the organization's attorneys. Drafts legal documents and performs administrative tasks such as filing, answering calls and organizing documents, To review the complete job posting and apply please visit the website below. https://monumenthealth.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Goldcareers/job/Rapid-City-SD/Paralegal_21_2604
ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY POSITION
Myers Billion, LLP, an AV-Rated firm located in Sioux Falls, SD, is seeking a licensed South Dakota attorney to join its firm as an ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY. The successful applicant must be in good standing with the South Dakota State Bar, a self-starter, and have strong communication, research, and writing abilities. The attorneys of Myers Billion, LLP practice across several areas including litigation, family law, criminal law, estate planning, business transactions, and many more. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to craft their own unique practice in consultation with the partners of Myers Billion, LLP.
Benefits include health insurance, 401K match, professional dues and membership fees, annual CLE tuition, profit sharing and additional incidental benefits.
Please direct a cover letter, resume, and list of references to Joshua D. Zellmer, Myers Billion, LLP, 230 S. Phillips Ave, Suite 300, Sioux Falls, SD 57104 or to email@example.com. All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.
Associate attorney position available for the right candidate to join a small practice in the Rapid City and Black Hills region. Experience or interest in primary practice areas of estate planning, elder law and asset-protection planning, as well as secondary service offerings in business and corporate, family, civil litigation, and more. We are looking for a self-starter, ambitious young professional who works well with others and will be ready to assume responsibility as the firm grows and expands. Equity potential for the right candidate over time. Compensation is a combination of base salary and origination bonuses, starting immediately. Health insurance, paid personal leave, 401(k), and other benefits with investment in your success, are a part of our package. Send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. All inquiries will remain confidential.
Assistant City Attorney for City of Bismarck, North Dakota
Summary: The City of Bismarck is seeking an Assistant City Attorney in the City Attorney’s Office. This position provides legal services to the City of Bismarck, including the prosecution of ordinance violations.
Pay Range: $65,924.02-$119,652.10 DOE Closing Date: February 23, 2021 at Midnight
Description: This position Prepares cases for prosecution in municipal court; reviews legal issues and witnesses. Reviews police reports and makes decisions with regards to criminal charges; reviews motor vehicle accident reports for criminal and non-criminal traffic violations. Prepares cases for jury trial in district court, including motion briefs, discovery, witness selection, expert determinations, and appeals. Coordinates the review of evidence. Conducts legal research. Assists municipal court with legal issues, including arraignments, court trials, ordinances, and criminal rights issues. Works with court clerks on issues related to warrants, restitution, parking matters, etc. Drafts a variety of legal documents. Assists in the drafting of municipal ordinances, amendments, resolutions, procedures, rules, and regulations. Responds to questions from the public regarding city ordinances, rules, regulations and other issues. Answers legal questions from city departments. Makes decisions on property damage claims. Performs related duties.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited school of law. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years’ experience. Current membership or eligible for membership in the State Bar of North Dakota.
If none of the applicants meet the above requirements, the position may be under filled with an Assistant City Attorney 1 (Grade 21), with no years of experience.
Miscellaneous: Must be legally authorized to work in the United States. No sponsorships considered. Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks.
For details and to apply online: www.bismarcknd.gov/jobs
For more information: Breann Schauer at 701-355-1337 or email email@example.com
The City of Bismarck is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Ebeltoft . Sickler . Lawyers, a growing and progressive regional law firm located in Dickinson, North Dakota, seeks to hire a lawyer to practice in the firm’s Business Solutions, Real Estate and Personal Planning practice groups. The ideal applicant will have a minimum of five years of demonstrated experience in these practice areas. A successful applicant must be licensed to practice, or eligible to become licensed to practice, in North Dakota, and will receive a competitive compensation package that will reward beneficial experience and encourage a long-term relationship with the firm. This is an opportunity for a motivated lawyer to join a successful “AV”® rated firm. Visit our website at www.ndlaw.com. Please submit your letter of application and resume to Ebeltoft . Sickler . Lawyers, Attn: Randall N. Sickler, 2272 8th Street West, Dickinson, ND 58601, or to firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications will be kept confidential.
Evans Haigh & Hinton LLP is currently accepting applications for an attorney with 3+ years’ experience in litigation. Evans Haigh & Hinton is a growing civil litigation firm with an emphasis in commercial litigation, health care litigation and personal injury litigation. We are looking for an attorney who is interested in litigating complex and significant cases. Applicants with trial experience, civil or criminal, are preferred. We offer an attractive salary and benefit package commensurate with experience. Please send a cover letter and resume to Mark Arndt at:
Mark J. Arndt
Evans, Haigh & Hinton, LLP
101 North Main, Suite 213
P.O. Box 2790
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
(605) 906-8904 (DD)
POSITION TITLE: Deputy States Attorney I
DEPARTMENT: States Attorney’s Office
REPORTS TO: States Attorney
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
WAGE GRADE: 13
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
General Statement of Duties
Handles the prosecution of Juvenile, Abuse & Neglect, and assists in the prosecution of adult misdemeanor offenses for Brookings County. Assists the States Attorney and Chief Deputy States Attorney as needed with the prosecution of adult felony matters and civil work on behalf of the County. Reports to the States Attorney or his/her designee.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
- Prepare and manage a caseload of predominantly low-level felonies, juvenile violation cases, and juvenile abuse and neglect cases.
- Assist law enforcement with involuntary mental health committals. Assist with civil representations of the County.
- Present cases for legal proceedings. Perform legal research. Prepare, draft, and file legal documents and correspondence.
- Review offenses, police reports, and evidence to make determination on charges. Prepare, send, and track subpoenas for witnesses and records. Prepare and interview witnesses for legal proceedings.
- Stay informed on changes in relevant law and statutes and proposed legislation and policy pertaining to criminal law, juvenile delinquency, and juvenile abuse and neglect.
- Communicate, correspond, and collaborate with parties involved in cases including victims, parents, school personnel, attorneys, court personnel, and law enforcement regarding procedures and actions for those cases.
- Respond to inquiries from the public. Make recommendations for custody, parental rights, sentences, and restitution.
- Represent the State's Attorney's Office at public, private, and inter-governmental programs and events.
- Train and educate volunteers, law enforcement, and social workers on their roles and duties on legal issues and the court process duties.
- Answer, handle, or direct phone calls and walk-in traffic from clients and the general public regarding legal concerns and questions.
QUALIFICATION FOR APPOINTMENT
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Ability to prepare clear, concise, and accurate documents.
- Ability to understand and follow both verbal and written instructions quickly and accurately.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality when handling sensitive information.
- Ability to display efficient use of time and proficient organizational skills with specific attention to detail.
- Extensive knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment including computers, scanner, calculator, fax machine, copy machine, etc.
- Extensive knowledge and skill in the use of computers and computer programs to include Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Exchange and the Internet.
- Obtained Juris Doctorate degree and is licensed to practice law in the State of South Dakota, or will be prior to the start date.
- 0-3 years of experience in prosecution, litigation, or criminal law.
Provide cover letter, resume, writing sample (not to exceed 20 pages), and list of three professional references with contact information. All documents should be submitted electronically in one continuous .pdf attachment.
CISA Trust Company South Dakota is currently accepting applications for an experienced Trust Risk/Compliance officer. Applicants should have 3 years of experience in the trust industry in a compliance/audit role or have equivalent 5 years trust administration experience. Applicants with a working knowledge of BSA/KYC protocols, FinCen are desired. Applicants with international trust experience and relevant professional designations will be given priority consideration. Must be able to think and work independently. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Associate Attorney- Sioux Falls
Griese Law Firm, P.C., is seeking a full time associate attorney to join the growing law office. Griese Law handles a variety of litigation matters. Position would primarily handle criminal defense cases on their own, with work on civil litigation as the applicant wanted. Applicant must be a strong advocate, self-starter, motivated, and comfortable managing a caseload.
Must be admitted to practice law in South Dakota. Previous criminal defense experience preferred.
Firm offers an incentivized pay package with benefits including a monthly advertising budget.
Please send Resume, cover letter, and 2 attorney references to Nicole@grieselawfirm.com. Position open until filled.
All applications will be held confidential.
City Attorney - City of Grand Island
The City of Grand Island, Nebraska, a community of approximately 50,000 residents, is seeking a highly ethical leader and manager with proven successful experience in municipal law to serve as the next City Attorney. The City Attorney, plans, directs, and participates in the provision of complex professional legal services to the Mayor, City Council, City Administrator, City departments and various boards and commissions.
Qualified candidates must have a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and increasingly responsible experience as a municipal law attorney including trial, administrative and supervisory responsibility. Must reside within twelve (12) miles of the City limits upon completion of the six (6) month introductory period. Salary range: $111,224.88-$154,101.17 annually plus great benefits.
The City Attorney position is required to attend weekly Tuesday evening City Council meetings. This position is statutory and serves in conjunction with the term of the Mayor.
For more information and to apply visit www.grand-island.com/jobs. A copy of your Juris Doctorate diploma must be submitted with your application. Position will remain open until filled. EOE/AAE including disability/vets
REAPPOINTMENT OF INCUMBENT MAGISTRATE JUDGE
The current appointment of Magistrate Judge Chad Callahan is due to expire on July 9, 2021. Magistrate Judge Callahan serves in the Fourth Judicial Circuit.
The duties of a magistrate judge include conducting preliminary hearings in all criminal cases, acting as committing magistrate for all purposes and conducting misdemeanor trials. Magistrate judges may also perform marriages, receive depositions, decide temporary protection orders and hear civil cases within their jurisdictional limit.
Pursuant to UJS policy members of the bar and the public are invited to comment as to whether Magistrate Judge Chad Callahan should be reappointed to another four-year term. Written comments should be directed to:
Chief Justice Steven R. Jensen
500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501
Comments must be received by April 10, 2021.
Deputy/Senior Deputy State's Attorney
All applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the date the position closes.
SALARY: $2,735.20-$3.250.40 Beweekly OPENING DATE: 1/12/21 CLOSING DATE: Continuous
The Minnehaha County State's Attorney's Office is accepting applications for attorneys to join our top performing team of prosecutors. Supported by experienced investigators, victim/witness assistants, paralegals, and legal office assistants, our attorneys enjoy a strong sense of camaraderie working in a think tank of legal minds.
Minnehaha County prosecutors are an integral part of the criminal justice system closely collaborating with law enforcement, probation, parole, juvenile justice centers, and numerous community agencies. With a high volume caseload in a fast-paced environment, our office provides an intriguing challenge for attorneys who want to make a difference in their community by helping victims of crime and ensuring due process for the accused. Even our new attorneys experience the excitement of a job regularly engaged in hands-on courtroom trial work.
Attorneys who work in the Minnehaha County State's Attorney's office have had impressive accomplishments! Three of our former attorneys have been appointed as magistrate judges and another served as a circuit court judge. Since 2002, six of our prosecutors have been named South Dakota State's Attorney's Association's **Prosecutor of the Year**.
To be considered for this extraordinary opportunity, submit your application today. Contact us for more information, or with questions, at 605-367-4337.
***Please include cover letter and resume with online application.
Posting to remain open until positions are filled. Application review begins on January 27, 2021.
Vacancies will be filled at either a Deputy State's Attorney (Download PDF reader) or a Senior Deputy State's Attorney (Download PDF reader) level, depending on our selected candidate's level of experience. (Click on the job titles for complete job descriptions and a list of qualifications.)
Compensation for appointment as a Deputy State's Attorney will be between $2,735.20 - $2,802.40/bi-weekly. Consideration for appointment as a Senior Deputy State's Attorney requires a minimum of two years of relevant work experience, and compensation will be between $2,873.60 - $3,959.20/bi-weekly dependent upon qualifications. Full earning potential for position is $3,959.20.60/bi-weekly.
We also offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays; health, dental, vision, and life insurance; generous PTO program; extended sick leave program; inclusion into the South Dakota Retirement System (SDRS); and an optional deferred compensation plan. Our insurance rates for single, E+1, & family are highly competitive! (Contact HR for more information at 605-367-4337.)