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Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General, Civil & Constitutional Defense Division

Posting Begin Date: 2024/01/19
Posting End Date: 2024/03/22
Category: Legal
Sub Category: Attorney
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 50.49
Maximum Salary: 57.70
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

Closing Date: Open until further notice.

Salary: $105,000 – $120,000 DOE – Full state employee benefits package which includes 11 paid holidays, sick leave, compensatory time for work in excess of a 40 hour week, low cost downtown parking, and PERSI retirement, plus options for medical/dental insurance, wellness program, 401k, deferred compensation program, and pre-tax flexible spending accounts for qualifying childcare and medical expenses. The office is a qualifying employer for purposes of 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: This attorney position will be a part of a dynamic civil litigation team that focuses on strategic and high-stakes litigation defending the sovereignty of Idaho and the rights of her citizens. The Civil Litigation and Constitutional Defense Division works closely with Idaho’s Solicitor General and represents the state in state and federal courts in high profile civil rights and constitutional claims, class actions, major tort claims, administrative law challenges, statutory matters, and multi-state litigation. The attorney selected for this position will participate in all aspects of litigation, including discovery, motion and trial practice, and appeals.

Requirements: This position requires at least 5 years of litigation experience. State or Federal clerkship preferred but not required. Substantial litigation experience in Idaho state and/or federal courts preferred. Candidates must possess excellent research, writing, client communication, negotiation, and civil litigation skills. The successful candidate must be a member in good standing of the Idaho State Bar.

Applications: E-mail a cover letter and resume 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.

If you have questions, please call (208) 334-4153.

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.