Ada County Prosecutor’s Office – Deputy Prosecuting Attorney I – Research and Writing Specialist


$70,728.00 Annually


Full-time with Benefits


Boise, ID

Job Posted On:

October 10, 2022

Closing Date:


The Ada County Prosecutor’s Office seeks an Attorney to prepare pleadings and responses to applications for post-conviction relief, conducting legal research and representing the State at post-conviction evidentiary hearings. The incumbent will assist trial attorneys with motions and responsive pleadings in ongoing litigation cases.  Will handle some appeals before the district court sitting in an appellate capacity. Our generous benefits package includes some work-from-home flexibility, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision insurance, & PERSI. This package increases the base salary by approximately 40% in total compensation rewards. Job requirements: graduate of an accredited law school and member of the Idaho State Bar; knowledge of Idaho Statutes, rules, criminal procedure, and legal research tools such as Westlaw. Mastery in written, oral and interpersonal communication skills; ability to analyze legal issues from lengthy and complex records.


Job Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited law school and member of the Idaho State Bar;
  • Knowledge of Idaho Statutes, case law, rules of evidence, criminal procedure, and criminal jury instructions;
  • Mastery in written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Ability to analyze legal issues from lengthy and complex records;
  • Ability to prioritize effectively and work both independently and cooperatively;
  • Knowledge of online legal research tools such as Westlaw and LexisNexis;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with victims, witnesses, members of other agencies, and co-workers;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively;
  • Ability to be a good team player;
  • Ability to exercise good judgment;
  • Ability to conduct self in a professional manner both inside and outside the courtroom;
  • Ability to manage a high-volume case load;

How To Apply:

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