Closing Date: 31st May, 2024


Position Description and Responsibilities:
Provide professional, independent, nonpartisan staff support to the A Government Entity 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.