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Deputy Attorney General, OAG, Civil Litigation Division - ITD

Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/10
Posting End Date: 2024/07/12
Category: Attorney
Sub Category: Legal
Work Type: Full Time
Remote: Flexible Hybrid
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: July 1, 2024.

Salary: Depends on experience (DOE); $85,0000 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 responsible for representing the Idaho Transportation Department in construction litigation, eminent domain proceedings and other complex commercial litigation. The practice involves an extensive motion and trial practice in district court. The attorney will also provide day-to-day legal advice to department employees on a variety of legal issues, evaluate draft legislation, contracts and proposed administrative rules, and handle administrative appeals filed by contractors and other parties.

The general areas of practice are transportation, property, construction and contract law which often involve constitutional and statutory interpretation.

Minimum Qualifications: Must be licensed to practice law in Idaho. Experience in state and federal courts and administrative proceedings.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to handle a large civil litigation caseload. Five or more years of experience in civil litigation 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.

You may also mail or fax your resume to:
Idaho Transportation Department
Attn: Lead DAG Tim Thomas
PO Box 7129
Boise, ID 83707-1129

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.