Las Vegas, Nevada

Posted Date

August 7, 2023

Contact Information

Ronda Holm


GROSS SALARY: Depending on experience, the salary range is:

DAG – Employee/Employer Paid PERS $91,224.72 – $121,803.00
DAG – Employer Paid PERS $78,132.96 – $104,328.00

DUTY STATION: One or more positions located in Las Vegas. Occasional travel is required. The travel may be within or outside of the United States.

POSITION STATUS: Exempt (FLSA); unclassified position entitled to standard State benefits; serves at the will of the Attorney General. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a NCIC/NCJIS and a fingerprint criminal history check.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT RESUMES: The position(s) will remain open until filled.

POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Chief Deputy Attorney General of the Criminal Prosecutions Division, this unclassified position is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases and performing such other duties as assigned. The position requires preparation of written pleadings and briefs, legal research, and the conducting of preliminary hearings, grand jury proceedings, and jury trials.

Deputy Attorney General – Las Vegas


MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university and graduation from an accredited law school.

Requirements for employment as a Deputy Attorney General: The applicant’s legal back-ground should include experience in some or all of the following areas: reviewing and preparing cases for trial; interviewing witnesses for trial; working with law enforcement officers; conducting preliminary hearings, grand jury proceedings, and bench and jury trials. The applicant must have a working knowledge of the relevant Nevada Revised Statutes, evidentiary rules, local court rules, Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure, ethical requirements, and constitutional law.

SKILLS REQUIRED: Applicants must possess skill in effective written and verbal communication; required skills also include planning, prioritizing and executing timelines with minimal supervision. Applicants must be highly professional, well organized, self-motivated, punctual and prompt.

Applicants must possess a valid Nevada driver’s license at the time of appointment and for continuing employment and must be admitted to and in good standing with the State Bar of Nevada.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This position requires mobility to work in a typical office setting, and to use standard office equipment and to travel to offices and courts in various parts of the State. It also requires vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. The applicant must be able to speak in a clear and understandable manner, and to hear and respond to questions posed. Reasonable accommodations may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations.

This position announcement lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. The successful applicant will be expected to perform additional job-related duties and may be required to have or develop additional specific job-related knowledge and skills.

Application Process

Interested applicants must submit their cover letter (include how you heard about position), de-tailed resume, writing sample, and a list of three professional references to:

Alissa Engler, Chief Deputy Attorney General
c/o Ronda Holm, Supervising Legal Secretary
Criminal Prosecutions Division
Office of the Attorney General
555 E. Washington Avenue, Suite 3900
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1068
FAX: 702.486.0660 Email:

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of 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.