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Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/16
Posting End Date: 2024/05/31
Category: Attorney
Sub Category: Legal
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 36.06
Maximum Salary: 43.27
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Legislative Drafting Attorney II

Position Description and Responsibilities:

Provide professional, independent, nonpartisan staff support to the Idaho Legislature in: 

· Drafting proposed legislation;

· Performing legal and other research for individual legislators or legislative committees;

· Staffing interim legislative study committees;

· Reviewing and analyzing state executive agency administrative rules for legal sufficiency and content.

Minimum Qualifications: (1) Admission in the Idaho State Bar; (2) Excellent writing and verbal communication skills; (3) Experience in conducting legal research and performing constitutional analysis; (4) Experience speaking before groups and delivering organized presentations; (5) General knowledge of Idaho law, as well as federal, state, and local government structures and political processes; (6) More than five years of work experience as an attorney. Familiarity with Idaho education law or health and human services law a bonus.

Desired Skills: The ability to communicate well with a wide range of elected officials and state legislators, regardless of political affiliation. The ability to work both independently and as a member of a team, under pressure of deadlines and with multiple assignments. Knowledge of computer based legal research methods such as WESTLAW.


· Flexible schedules

· Career long learning opportunities

· Service-First culture

    · Opportunity to play an integral role in the governmental process.

    Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 


    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.