Job Details

Assistant Bar Counsel

Company name

State Bar of Nevada

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Valid Through

Dec 25,2019

Posted on

Sep 11,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Las Vegas, NV, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Assistant Bar Counsel
The candidate will be responsible for: Prosecuting members of the State Bar for violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct; Working closely with investigators on matters of alleged attorney misconduct, including: conducting research, interviewing witnesses, and analyzing documents and court filings: Proficiency in drafting pleadings, motions, mediation statements, writs, appeals, and Records on Appeal; Conversant in the Rules of Professional Conduct and the ABA Model Rules for Imposing Lawyer Sanctions; Communicate, with a customer service-oriented approach, ethical guidance to members of the State Bar; Prepare and present education and training on attorney ethics, discipline, and related programs to members of the State Bar, courts, state agencies, legal service organizations and law firms; Lead a prosecution team with confidence while guiding the team to efficient and consistent prosecution. Represents the State Bar in discipline and reinstatement hearings before panels of Disciplinary Boards including: drafting pleadings, presentation of evidence and examination of witnesses at hearings, and preparing findings and orders; Supervises investigations of allegations of attorney misconduct, including: conducting research, interviewing witnesses, issuing subpoenas and analyzing documents and court filings; Draft pleadings for filing with the Supreme Court, including Writs, Appeals, and Records on Appeal; Provides informal ethics opinions to State Bar members over the telephone; Prepares and presents ethics, discipline and related programs for continuing legal education, to the courts, state agencies, legal service organizations and law firms. Must have J.D. degree and be licensed to practice and be in good standing in any jurisdiction of the United States with 5+ years of experience as a licensed attorney. Non-Nevada licensed attorneys must pass the Nevada bar examination within the next two (2) available examination dates following date of hire. Must have ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Excellent presentation, negotiation skills, research, writing, analytical, and oral advocacy skills required. Licensed Nevada attorney with 10+ years of litigation experience.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
State Bar of Nevada
3100 W. Charleston Blvd.
Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89102

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