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OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL
ELDER ABUSE PROSECUTION POSITION

DETAILS:  The Office of Attorney General seeks an attorney for the Elder Abuse position.  The Elder Abuse attorney is responsible for representing the state in criminal prosecutions to address abuse and financial exploitation of the elderly and vulnerable adults in South Dakota.  Duties also include preparing and presenting educational presentations regarding elder abuse.  Assistant Attorneys General are required to maintain high moral character; have strong legal advocacy skills; have effective research and writing capabilities; and be able to communicate with clients and the courts. 

OFFICE LOCATION:  This position will be stationed in Pierre or Sioux Falls. 

STARTING SALARY:  Entry level salary is $ 63,259.09 annually or greater, depending upon experience and funding availability.  The State of South Dakota has an excellent benefit package including retirement, employee insurance coverage and paid leave. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants must have a JD degree and be licensed to practice law in South Dakota; must be a motivated self-starter and be prepared to assume immediate responsibilities. 

APPLICATION PROCESS AND DEADLINE DATE:  Interested persons should send a resume containing three references, a writing sample and a letter describing their qualifications to the address below.  This position will be open until filled. 

JASON RAVNSBORG
OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL
1302 E. HIGHWAY 14, SUITE 1
PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA 57501

Please visit the South Dakota Employment page for any additional employment opportunities. Please call our office for any additional information at 605.773.3215