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

Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/09
Posting End Date: 2024/07/12
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 filled.

Start Date: To be determined upon hire

Salary: Salary depends on experience (DOE); $85,000 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). Ability to partially telecommute is also available for this position.

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 for the Deputy Attorney General position will be assigned to the Attorney General’s Special Prosecutions Unit to handle cases dealing with insurance fraud. Duties of this position include handling all aspects of insurance fraud criminal cases, from screening and charging through trial and sentencing; consulting with investigators on an as-needed basis; providing training to investigators and local insurance professionals; and appearing in courtrooms throughout Idaho.

Minimum Qualifications Duties: Must be licensed to practice law in Idaho. Periodic travel throughout Idaho is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Prosecutorial experience preferred.

Applications: E-mail resumes to [email protected]. If you have questions, please call Keri Ascherfeld at (208) 334-4545. 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.

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.