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Legal Assistant, OAG

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/03/04
Posting End Date: 2024/05/03
Category: Legal
Sub Category: Administration
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

Closing Date: Open until further notice.

Salary: Salary DOE.

Benefits: State employee benefits which include low-cost health and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays, multiple retirement savings plans, flexible spending accounts, paid parental leave, and one of the nation’s best state retirement systems (PERSI). The Office is a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF).

Location: Boise, Idaho. As Idaho’s capital, Boise is a growing city of approximately 240,000 and serves as headquarters for several major national and international corporations. Boise offers a rich variety of both cultural and recreational opportunities. Idaho’s world-famous fly-fishing, biking, skiing, kayaking and hiking are all within close proximity.

Primary Duties: Will support multiple attorneys and paralegals in the Civil Litigation and Constitutional Defense Division who handle cases from across State government. Primary duties include creating, formatting and proofing memoranda, letters and pleadings in federal and state courts, scheduling meetings, corresponding with the public, clients and the courts, creating and maintaining electronic case files, managing incoming and outgoing mail and phone calls, assisting visitors and other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Enthusiasm for public service a must. Must be detail oriented with strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must have excellent grammar and proofreading skills. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel. Must have willingness and ability to learn new programs and processes and cross-train in other support staff positions. Minimum of three (3) years related experience, or equivalent combination of experience and training, is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with PACER and the iCourt filing system preferred. Familiarity with legal case management systems preferred.

Applications: E-mail a cover letter and résumé to [email protected]NOTE: You do not have to complete the standard application "apply now" process for this position. If you choose to do so, please also submit your cover letter and resume to [email protected] to be considered for this position.

You may also mail your cover letter and résumé to:

Idaho Office of the Attorney General
Attn: Laura Kauffmann
Civil Litigation and Constitutional Defense Division
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0010

If you have questions, please call Laura Kauffmann at (208) 334-4559.

The Idaho Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer. This position is exempt from state classified service, and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission. This is an at-will position.


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit*


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.