Lemhi County Prosecutor’s Office – Deputy Prosecuting Attorney – Criminal and Civil


$60,000 - $69,999 DOE (plus Full Government Benefits & PERSI)




Salmon, ID

Job Posted On:

July 12, 2022

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled


This position is a deputy prosecuting attorney position for the county of Lemhi, state of Idaho. The selected attorney will share in a diverse caseload to expose them to a wide range of prosecution practice, both criminal and civil, but will have input on which types of cases they desire to primarily handle. The selected attorney will work closely with local law enforcement and community advocacy agencies, as well as in multi-disciplinary teams when assigned. The selected attorney will be given great latitude in managing their own caseload and determining case outcomes. Provided training will focus on implementing best practices to improve prosecution outcomes such as evidence-based case building, working with advocates and furthering coordinated agency responses within the community.



This position requires knowledge of both civil & criminal law; powers and duties of the prosecuting attorney; legislative process; State criminal and appellate procedure and rules of evidence.


Graduation from an accredited law school and a valid license to practice law in the state of Idaho is required. Nature and extent of previous work experience will be taken into consideration during the hiring process. Competitive applicants will have meaningful experience in criminal law and/or civil matters affecting public entities. Applicants must also pass any necessary criminal background checks required to work for a government agency.

How To Apply:

TO APPLY: All eligible applicants shall submit a cover letter, resume, and two professional references, together with any questions they may have about the position, to [email protected]

Lemhi County is an equal opportunity employer in the state of Idaho. Employment is at-will.

Prepared and Approved by:                       Paul B. Withers

Lemhi County Prosecuting Attorney