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ProfileDeputy Attorney General The candidate will prosecute cases on the local level under the guidance of the local District Attorneys of the Tri-County jurisdictions. The focus of the prosecution will be in the area of crimes against women and children, including domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence and sex trafficking. Follow national best practices as identified by the granting agency, Office on Violence Against Women, Department of Justice. Work closely with the offices of each county District Attorney, local law enforcement and community advocacy and services agencies to enhance victim safety and perpetrator accountability, and will work closely with AG grant staff to ensure federal grant compliance. Responsible for training law enforcement officers specifically and actively participating in regional multi-disciplinary teams and general trainings in the Tri-County region. Provided training will focus on implementing best practices to improve prosecution outcomes such as evidence-based case building, working with advocates and furthering coordinated community responses for the purpose of developing a greater understanding among professionals within and outside of the criminal justice system.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must have graduation from an accredited law school. Should possess a certificate of admission to the Bar of the State of Nevada and be eligible to practice law before the Courts of the State of Nevada and the Federal, District and Appellate Courts. Applicants must have a valid Nevada driver’s license at the time of appointment and for continued employment and be in good standing with the Bar of the State of Nevada. Excellent legal research and writing skills, fully developed public speaking ability, and knowledge of State and Federal court procedures is required. Knowledge of criminal law; powers and duties of the State Attorney General; legislative process; State and Federal criminal and appellate procedure and rules of evidence; computer applications, particularly as related to the performance of legal research; and rules of ethics in the practice of law is must.
Note: This is a grant-funded position through September 30, 2018, with the possibility of extending through March 2019
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Nevada Attorney General
100 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701-4717