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Deputy State's Attorney- Clay County

Deputy State's Attorney- Clay County

The Clay County State's Attorney's Office invites applications for a full-time Deputy State's Attorney to perform professional legal services on behalf of the State of South Dakota, Clay County and county departments in criminal and civil court, as well as administrative proceedings. This position serves under the general direction of the Clay County State’s Attorney. Duties vary but include the prosecution of criminal cases, juvenile crimes, and juvenile abuse and neglect cases.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a college of law. Attainment of a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. Admission by the Supreme Court of South Dakota to practice law in the state of South Dakota; or be licensed to practice law in any other state and able to take the next available South Dakota bar examination; or be a recent or imminent law school graduate, eligible to sit for the next available South Dakota bar examination. Working knowledge of civil and criminal law and methods and practices of pleadings; court procedures and rules of evidence; principles, methods, materials and practices utilized in legal research; and general law and established precedents. Ability to prosecute cases. Ability to manage large case volume and respond quickly and effectively to changing circumstances. Ability to speak and write effectively in the preparation and presentation of legal matters. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, other agencies and the public. Ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor. Must successfully complete pre-employment background process.

Clay County offers a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental and vision insurance, SD Supplemental Retirement insurance and paid time off (vacation, sick and holiday).

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