Las Vegas, Nevada

Posted Date

May 28, 2024

Contact Information

Rosalie Bordelove




Gross Salary: Up to $121,803.00 Employee/Employer Paid or $104,328.00 Employer Paid (DOE).

Duty Station: Las Vegas (moving 1 Harrah’s Court in June 2024) with occasional travel.

Position Status: Exempt (FLSA); unclassified position entitled to standard state benefits; serves at the will of the Attorney General. Employment contingent upon successful background check.

Position Summary: This attorney position represents multiple Agencies of the State of Nevada including the Board of Dispensing Opticians, the Board of Massage Therapy, Real Estate Commission, and State Environmental Commission.  Primary duties include providing day-to-day advice, preparing administrative prosecutions, and some litigation in State and Federal court.  The position will also be part of the Open Meeting Law Enforcement Unit.



[1] The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.


Benefits of Position Include:

  • Dedicated mentor to assist with federal and state habeas training
  • Once assigned a case, follow that case to completion
  • Oral arguments in federal and state court, including Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Work largely independently once trained
  • 2 years to pass Nevada bar if barred in another state
  • Student loan forgiveness after 10 years of public service
  • Teleworking capability
  • Compressed work schedule option
  • Work-life balance
  • Public service/community involvement
  • Retirement accrual after vesting
  • Paid vacation, sick and family leave
  • Medical/dental/life insurance


Minimum Education And Background: Graduation from accredited law school and licensed in Nevada or eligible for limited practice certification. Must possess valid state driver’s license at time of appointment.

Preferred Experience: Preference to those with current or recent experience in reviewing a case and drafting appellate briefs and presenting oral arguments. A working knowledge of federal and state criminal/habeas statutes, rules of evidence, local court rules and appellate procedure is a plus.

Skills Required: Must possess strong communication skills, planning, prioritizing, and executing timelines without supervision.  Must exhibit professionalism, organization, self-motivation, and leadership skills.

Physical Demands: Mobility to work in typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and travel. Ability to read printed materials and computer screen; to hear and speak to communicate in person and virtually and over the telephone; to speak in clear and understandable manner. Reasonable accommodation available for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals upon request.

Application Process

This announcement lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. A successful applicant is expected to develop job-specific skills and perform additional job-related duties as assigned.


Send cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample to Chief Rosalie Bordelove at .