Description:

Deputy State's Attorney Position, A Government Entity: Full-time permanent position now open for a Deputy State's Attorney in the A Government Entity Office of the State's Attorney in Pierre, South Dakota.

A Government Entity is looking for a criminal attorney to handle lower-level felony and juvenile cases, present those cases for legal proceedings, perform legal research, and prepare, draft and file legal documents and correspondence. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: covering other felony and misdemeanor hearings when required, advising local law enforcement agencies, dealing with juvenile justice issues, providing information to victims and witnesses and helping to fulfill the statutory responsibilities of the office.

Applicants must be able to: manage a large case volume and respond quickly and effectively to changing circumstances; speak and write effectively; establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, other agencies, and the public; maintain professional appearance and demeanor.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. and be an active member in good standing of the State Bar of South Dakota or be admitted within one year of hiring.

Preferred Qualifications: One or more years' experience in criminal law is highly preferred but will consider all applicants.