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Attorney II Dickinson, ND

Dickinson, a community of about 25,000 residents has many unique things to offer such as a museum center with four unique museums including a dinosaur museum, a golf course nestled along the scenic Heart River, a brewery and a vineyard.  Dickinson is just a day-trip away from many ND historical sites such as Medora, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, the highest point in ND, White Butte, the Killdeer Mountain Battlefield, Fort Sauerkraut, the Assumption Abbey and the Indian Creek wildlife management area just to name a few.  For the outdoor enthusiasts there are ATV and hiking trails,  an abundance of upland and big game to hunt and places to camp and fish.
 
Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents offers rewarding work and career development opportunities including:
•A comprehensive benefit package including fully-paid family health insurance, an excellent retirement plan, annual and sick leave, and a variety of voluntary insurance options:  •Flexible work schedule.
The hiring range for this position is $5543-$7390/month.
This position will represent indigent clients in judicial proceedings in the Southwest Judicial District and on appeals in the North Dakota Supreme Court.  This position will require travel to all counties in the Southwest Judicial District and will provide conflict services in other jurisdictions. 
Responsibilities include:
  • Represent clients in judicial proceedings in a competent, effective and ethical manner.
  • Provide representation for conflict cases in other jurisdictions as necessary which may require some travel.
  • Keep abreast of statutory and decisional law in areas of practice.
  • Maintain license to practice laws and obtain required CLE credits.
  • May assist with agency education and training programs and projects for public defenders and contract attorneys.
Performs other duties as necessary and/or assigned by the Commission.
Position: Attorney II Dickinson, ND
Organization: ND Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents
Location: Valley City,  ND 
United States
Salary: $5543-7390/mth
Posting Start Date: 6/10/2021
Date Posted: 6/11/2021
Requirements
  • Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school
  • Licensure as an attorney eligible to practice law in the State of North Dakota.  We will consider applications from persons eligible for licensure, but not currently licensed in ND.
  • Two years work experience in the practice of law which includes court experience.  Experience related to actual criminal defense is preferred.
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Analytical and decision-making ability.
If no qualified applicants apply, we will consider alternative classification of Attorney I which requires less work experience at grade 106, $4613-$8303.
Applicants are screened based on qualifications, successful completion of the interview process and a background and criminal investigation.  Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  
Required documents to be submitted:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Three Professional References
Anyone needing assistance or accommodations during any part of the application or interview process please contact the Valley City Administrative Office at 701-845-8632.
ND Relay Number 1-800-366-6888

To apply:  Careers (nd.gov)  Job ID 3018873
Status: This listing expires on: 9/9/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
ND Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents
Address:
PO Box 149

Valley City,  ND 58072
United States
Email:
clcivc@nd.gov
Phone:
(701) 845-8632
Fax:
Contact:
Brooke Nelson