Assistant State's Attorney II - With Underfill

Burleigh County   Bismarck, ND   Full-time     Legal
Posted on May 19, 2023
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Assistant State’s Attorney II - With Under Fill

Bismarck, ND
Full time / Exempt / Full Benefits
$97,094.40 to $109,179.20 annually, Grade 16, dependent on experience

Deadline July 5, 2023

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  Applicants will be considered immediately upon submitting application materials.  The position may be filled prior to the listed closing date after successful completion of the application and interview process. 

The Burleigh County State's Attorney's Office handles felony, misdemeanor, infraction and traffic cases as well as juvenile court matters and mental health hearings. The State's Attorney is the legal advisor for all county officials and is the chief prosecuting officer for County. 
Under supervision of the State’s Attorney, is responsible for duties associated with various legal functions of the agency such as conducting lawsuits, gathering evidence, enforcing laws, and maintaining narrative files. Openings include positions for a criminal prosecutor, juvenile delinquency / deprivation attorney, and county government / civil attorney.

1. Responsible for gathering evidence, conducting criminal and civil lawsuits including trials and appeals, and presenting information in court to prosecute or defend actions.
2. Advise law enforcement officers, prepare and present warrants, hold probable cause hearings, and review police reports for prosecution.
3. Advise elected and appointed officials and county employees as to their legal duties.
4. Draft legal documents, prepare legal opinions, pleadings, motions, briefs and orders, and conduct legal research.
5. Establish and maintain working relationships with judiciary, other attorneys, county officials, and law enforcement.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in the State of North Dakota.
  • Must have two or more years of experience as an attorney practicing criminal law.
  • Requires a valid driver’s license; applicant will be subject to a standard post offer background and criminal records check.
  • Must efficiently operate a computer with knowledge of word processing, Westlaw, and/or similar legal research software.
  • Must communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.

If no candidates meet the above requirements the position may be
under filled with an Assistant State’s Attorney I


Assistant State’s Attorney I - Under Fill
Bismarck, ND
Full time / Exempt
$88,067.20 to $99,028.80 annually, Grade 14, dependent on experience

Candidate Requirements:

  • Same as listed above except: No years of experience required
  • Juris Doctorate form an accredited law school and licensed to practice in the state of North Dakota.
  • Those sitting for the July 2023 BAR Exam.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
The employing agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services, and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

Burleigh County

Bismarck , ND