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Deputy Attorney General, OAG, Criminal Law Division - Appellate Unit

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/04/04
Posting End Date: 2024/06/07
Category: Attorney
Sub Category: Legal
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 40.87
Maximum Salary: 0.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

Closing Date: Open until further notice.

Start Date: To be determined upon hire.

Salary: Salary DOE, starting at $85,000.

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 226,570 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, skiing, kayaking and hiking are all within easy access. Housing costs are moderate.

Primary Duties: The successful applicant will be assigned to the Appellate Unit in the Criminal Law Division of the Idaho Office of the Attorney General. Practice in the Appellate Unit offers intellectually challenging work in a stimulating environment. Primary duties include conducting legal research, preparing briefs, and presenting oral arguments to the Idaho Supreme Court and the Idaho Court of Appeals in criminal and related cases. Appellate attorneys frequently consult on other cases handled by the Criminal Law Division because of their legal expertise and may also be asked to review legislation, serve on committees dealing with criminal law, or complete other related tasks.

Minimum Qualifications Duties: Must be licensed to practice law in Idaho. Excellent research, writing, and word processing skills are a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience as a prosecutor is preferred but not required.

Applications: E-mail resumes 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 resume to [email protected] to be considered for this position.

You may also mail or fax your resume to:
Idaho Office of the Attorney General
Attn: Keri Ascherfeld
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0036

Telephone: (208) 334-4545
Facsimile: (208) 854-8074

If you have questions, please call Keri Ascherfeld at (208) 334-4545.

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.