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Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General, Criminal Law Division, IDOC

Posting Begin Date: 2024/02/04
Posting End Date: 2024/04/05
Category: Legal
Sub Category: Attorney
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.

Salary: Salary DOE, starting at $85,000. Full state employee benefits package which includes 11 paid holidays, sick leave, compensatory time for work in excess of a 40 hour week, 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. Ability to partially telecommute is also available for this position. 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: The successful applicant will be assigned to advise the Idaho Department of Correction, Board of Correction, Commission for Pardons and Parole, and Idaho Correctional Industries and to represent these agencies in both state and federal court. Duties include handling prison civil rights litigation, employment matters, public records, contracts, and a broad range of other matters. This position will focus on the litigation needs of the Department, which includes appearing in contested administrative hearings, state court, and in federal district court.

Requirements: Must be licensed to practice law in Idaho. Two years of legal experience, including litigation experience, is required. Experience with contracts, employment law, civil rights law, and/or government liability law 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 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.