Carson City, Nevada

Posted Date

April 1, 2024

Contact Information

Andrew Schulke


Gross Salary: Up to $136,133.00 Employee/Employer Paid or $116,602.00 Employer Paid (DOE)

Duty Station: Carson City, with occasional travel, including out-of-state.

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 position is a leadership position requiring competencies exceeding that of a Deputy Attorney General. The position is responsible for complex professional legal work in the performance of professional legal services included in the performance of a variety of administrative, civil and/or criminal prosecutions and defenses before administrative and judicial tribunals; and the oversight/management of a substantial caseload.



Minimum Education And Background: Graduation from accredited law school and licensed in Nevada. Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a licensed attorney. Valid state driver’s license required.

Preferred Experience and Skills Required: Preference to those with current or recent experience in working civil cases including those involving health care fraud as well as voluminous, multi-state cases. Applicant should have skills for reviewing and preparing cases for trial, interviewing witnesses, working with law enforcement officers, working with compliance auditors and analysts, reviewing large amounts of Medicaid claim data, and handling various stages of litigation hearings. The applicant must have a working knowledge of Medicaid provider fraud, managed care provider fraud and the False Claims Act statutes, Nevada rules of evidence, local court rules and federal court procedure.

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.

Benefits of Position Include:
• Work largely independently
• 1 year to pass Nevada bar if barred in another state
• Student loan forgiveness after 10 years of public service
• Teleworking capability
• Cost of Living Increase; July 2024
• Compressed work schedule option
• Work-life balance
• Public service/community involvement
• Retirement accrual after vesting
• Paid vacation and sick leave
• Medical/dental/life insurance

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.

Application Process

Send cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample to Chief Andrew Schulke at

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.