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Attorney General Marty Jackley

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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 the job posted below. 

OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL CIVIL LITIGATION POSITION

DETAILS:  The Office of Attorney General seeks an experienced 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, must have strong legal advocacy skills.   

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

STARTING SALARY:  Salary is dependent upon experience and funding availability.  Attorney II Salary is $90,000 annually or greater, 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. 

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.  Our office will be accepting resumes until this position is filled.

Email: Charles.McGuigan@state.sd.us

OR Mail To:

CHARLES MCGUIGAN, OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL, 1302 E. HIGHWAY 14, STE 1, PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA 57501.