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Deputy Attorney General, OAG, Criminal Law Division - Special Prosecutions Unit

Posting Begin Date: 2024/04/19
Posting End Date: 2024/07/26
Category: Attorney
Sub Category: Legal
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 43.27
Maximum Salary: 0.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Start Date: To be determined upon hire.

Salary: Salary depends on experience; $90,000 to 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 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 Attorney General’s Special Prosecutions Unit. This position will primarily be assigned to public corruption cases but may also be asked to handle cases involving insurance fraud, internet crimes against children, and referrals from county prosecuting attorneys. Prosecutors in this unit may also be assigned to assist county prosecuting attorneys in major cases. Duties of this position include handling all aspects of criminal prosecution, from screening and charging through trial and sentencing; working closely with in-house investigators; and appearing in courtrooms throughout Idaho.

Minimum Qualifications Duties: Must be licensed to practice law in Idaho. Jury trial experience is required. Applicant must be willing to occasionally travel throughout the state and must be comfortable handling cases with media attention. Enthusiasm for public service is essential.

Preferred Qualifications: At least two years of prosecution experience is preferred.

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.

Please contact Keri Ascherfeld with any questions: 208-334-4545 or [email protected]


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.