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Deputy State's Attorney - Codington County

Deputy State's Attorney - Codington County

Deputy State’s Attorney – Full-Time


The Codington County State’s Attorney’s Office is inviting applicants for the position of Deputy State’s Attorney. The position will be responsible for the prosecution of abuse and neglect cases, juvenile cases, and assisting with the prosecution of adult felony and misdemeanor cases occurring in Codington County, South Dakota. Duties include charging determinations, bond arguments, preliminary and grand jury hearings, drafting and arguing motions, court/jury trials, witness preparation, and briefing the court on relevant case law. Additional duties include assisting the Codington County Drug Court and DUI Court, when necessary.

Applicants must possess a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice in South Dakota or willing and qualified 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.


Salary:  Starting wage $6,455.40 per month depending on experience.  Codington County also offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation leave, sick leave and paid holidays; health, dental and life insurance and inclusion in the South Dakota Retirement System (SDRS). 


Please submit resume to: Rebecca Morlock Reeves, Codington County State’s Attorney, 14 1st Ave. SE, Watertown, SD 57201


Opening and Closing dates: August 1, 2023 – October 13, 2023, or until filled. 


Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Doctoral

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