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Attorney General Marty Jackley

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OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERALCRIMINAL LITIGATION

DETAILS:  The Office of Attorney General seeks an attorney for a position with the Criminal Litigation Division.  The attorney will prosecute major criminal cases in state court and accordingly litigation experience is preferred.  The individual must have strong research and writing capabilities.  Must be able to communicate well to clients and the courts and must have strong legal advocacy skills.  

OFFICE LOCATION:  The preferred working station for this position will be Pierre, but for the right candidate we would consider the Sioux Falls station.  

STARTING SALARY:  Entry level salary is $72,000 annually or greater, depending upon experience.  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.  The person eligible for this position must be a motivated self-starter, have strong research and writing capabilities, be able to communicate well to clients and the courts, and have strong legal advocacy skills.  Prior litigation experience is preferred but not required. 

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.  The position will be opened until filled.

Email: Brent.Kempema@state.sd.us

OR Mail to:  

MARTY J. JACKLEY, OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL, 1302 E. HIGHWAY 14, SUITE 1, PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA 57501. 

OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL CIVIL LITIGATION POSITION

DETAILS:  The Office of Attorney General seeks an attorney for a position with the Civil Litigation Division.  The Civil Litigation Division is responsible for representing the state in civil cases defended or prosecuted by the State and in many administrative licensing and regulatory cases. Division attorneys practice in both state and federal courts and are involved in constitutional, natural resources, Indian law and environmental litigation. The Civil Litigation Division also provides legal advice to state officials, agencies, boards and commissions.  The person eligible for this position must have strong research and writing capabilities, must be able to communicate well to clients and the courts, and must have strong legal advocacy skills.  Prior litigation experience is not required but is preferred.

OFFICE LOCATION:  This position will be stationed in Pierre. 

STARTING SALARY:  Entry level salary is $72,000 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 civil litigation 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 email or address below.  The closing date for this position will be open until filled.

Email: Charlie.McGugan@state.sd.us

OR Mail to:

MARTY J. JACKLEY, OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL, 1302 E. HIGHWAY 14, SUITE 1, PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA 57501. 

OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL CIVIL LITIGATION POSITION

DETAILS:  The Office of Attorney General seeks an attorney for a position with the Civil Litigation Division, Consumer Protection.  The Civil Litigation Division is responsible for representing the state in civil cases defended or prosecuted by the State and in many administrative licensing and regulatory cases. Division attorneys practice in both state and federal courts and are involved in constitutional, natural resources, Indian law and environmental litigation. The Civil Litigation Division also provides legal advice to state officials, agencies, boards and commissions.  The person eligible for this position must have strong research and writing capabilities, must be able to communicate well to clients and the courts, and must have strong legal advocacy skills.  Prior litigation experience is not required but is preferred.

OFFICE LOCATION:  The preferred working station for this position will be Pierre.   

STARTING SALARY:  Entry level salary is $72,000 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 civil litigation 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 email or address below.  The closing date for this position will be open until filled.

Email: Charlie.McGugan@state.sd.us

OR Mail To:

MARTY J. JACKLEY, OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL, 1302 E. HIGHWAY 14, SUITE 1, PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA 57501. 

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Please visit the South Dakota Employment  page for other employment opportunities. Please call our office for any additional information at 605.773.3215 on jobs posted below.