Job Details

Criminal Law Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in Williston, ND

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Company name

North Dakota Supreme Court

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Criminal Law
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Williston, ND

Date Last Verified

Feb 22,2018

Posted on

Dec 27,2017

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Assistant State's Attorney Duties: Prosecutes criminal offenses including bench and jury trials; makes all related required appearances. Drafts briefs and submits motions regarding criminal cases. Prepares criminal charges including reviewing related reports. Consults with law enforcement personnel regarding investigations and legal procedures. Presents criminal and non-criminal juvenile petitions to the Court for adjudication and disposition. Represents the County in relation to civil matters and issues. Responds to County-related civil inquiries from County employees and County Commissioners. Drafts legal documents and ordinances regarding civil issues. Provides general assistance to State's Attorney including drafting briefs and motions as requested. Presents mental health involuntary commitment petitions to the Court for consideration and disposition. Oversees child support establishment and enforcement. May fulfill duties of State's Attorney in his/her absence as required. Maintains confidentiality of non-public records and makes available all data and information deemed a public record by the North Dakota Century Code.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must have Juris Doctorate Degree.

Should have preferably 2 years of law experience

Must be a member in good standing with the North Dakota State Bar Association OR able to obtain licensing shortly after hire date.

Must possess a valid North Dakota Driver's License or equivalent.

Must be available to provide on-call legal assistance outside of normal work hours.

Should have Knowledge of: Judicial principles and practices; North Dakota and Federal case law; criminal and civil law processes and procedures; Methods used for prosecuting criminal offenses; Processes for drafting legal briefs, motions, and ordinances; Procedures for presenting mental health petitions.

Should have skill in successfully prosecuting criminal offenses; drafting legal documentation including briefs, motions, and ordinances. Consulting with law enforcement personnel regarding investigations and legal procedures; Providing legal counsel and representation to the County regarding civil matters; Presenting mental health petitions to the Court; Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with County departments and personnel, County officials, law enforcement personnel, outside agencies, community groups, and members of the public.

Closing Date:5 January, 2018.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
North Dakota Supreme Court
Judicial Wing
First Floor , State Capitol
Bismarck, ND 58505-0530