Chief Assistant States Attorney:
Responsible for gathering and managing
evidence in civil, criminal, juvenile, and traffic cases. Presenting
information in court to prosecute or defend actions; especially more complex
civil and criminal lawsuits.
Advise law enforcement officers, prepare and
present warrant applications, and conduct probable cause hearings.
Conduct legal research and prepare legal
correspondence, pleadings, briefs, and opinions.
Advise elected and appointed officials and
county employees as to their legal rights, represent County agencies in legal
Oversees work performance of Assistant
State’s Attorneys and assist the State’s Attorney with their job evaluations.
Directly supervise support staff and oversee
administration of office in the absence of the State’s Attorney.
Performs other duties of a similar nature or
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Juris Doctorate and three (3) years of
experience in criminal litigation preferred; five (5) years of experience in
active law practice required; or, an equivalent combination of education and
experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job
such as those listed above.
*License to practice law in North Dakota
McKenzie County offers an excellent
benefit package including:
Health Insurance – Health &
Child Care Flexible Spending Program Group Life
Insurance – Retirement – Optional
Deferred Comp Plan
Vacation – Sick Leave – Paid
Job Description &
Employment Application available online at
or email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
An applicant who is a resident of North Dakota and eligible to claim
veterans’ preference must abide by the Department of Veterans Affairs
guidelines available at
and submit any
documentation with an otherwise complete application.