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Staff Attorney

The Nevada Supreme Court’s Central Legal Staff is accepting applications for a staff attorney position. Under the direction of the court and the Chief Legal Counsel, staff attorneys advise the court regarding all types of appeals and writ petitions through written memoranda or oral presentations. Staff attorneys also draft and edit court decisions. Staff attorneys must possess superior legal research, writing, editing, and oral presentation skills; must be flexible; and must be capable of working independently.

After an initial training period, there may be an opportunity for a hybrid remote/in-office schedule. 

Minimum qualifications & Requirements

The successful candidate must have graduated from an ABA-accredited law school with a Juris Doctorate before commencing employment. 

Admission to the State Bar of Nevada is not initially required but is necessary for advancement. 

Coursework involving advanced legal writing and research; participation in Law Review or other law journals; or experience involving significant legal writing, research, and analysis is desirable.

Applicants will need to submit a cover letter, resume, one unedited writing sample of not more than 10 pages, and a law school transcript.