EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT THE STATE BAR OF NEVADA
The State Bar of Nevada is looking for talented professionals – including attorneys, paralegals and non-attorneys – to join our organization. To apply, please complete and return the application form and see the instructions posted in each individual job description (if any) for further instructions.
See below for detailed job descriptions for the following open positions:
- Assistant Bar Counsel
- Staff Accountant
Assistant Bar Counsel
The State Bar of Nevada is currently accepting applications for Assistant Bar Counsel. This is a full-time, exempt position with the Office of Bar Counsel. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Represents the State Bar in all discipline matters.
- Works closely with investigators on matters of alleged attorney misconduct, including conducting research, interviewing witnesses, and analyzing documents and court filings.
- Proficiency in drafting pleadings, motions, mediation statements, writs, appeals, and Records on Appeal.
- Conversant in the Rules of Professional Conduct and the ABA Model Rules for Imposing Lawyer Sanctions.
- Communicate informal ethics opinions to State Bar members, with a customer service-oriented approach.
- Prepares and presents ethics, discipline and related programs for continuing legal education, to the courts, state agencies, legal service organizations and law firms.
- Leadership and confidence while also being able to participate effectively and constructively as a member of a team.
- Ability to exercise sound judgment and to work independently and efficiently under time pressures and deadlines.
- Excellent presentation, negotiation skills, research, writing, analytical, and oral advocacy skills required.
Requirements – licensed Nevada attorney with minimum of seven years’ litigation experience.
The State Bar of Nevada is currently accepting applications for Staff Accountant. This is a part-time (28 hours a week), FLSA non-exempt position supporting the Accounting Department. This is also currently a telecommuting position, but will require minimal in office presence when needed.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, bank reconciliations, department reconciliations, assisting with financial reports, monitoring cash balances, coding general overhead invoices, accounts payables and receivable management, maintenance of schedules, balance sheet, month-end closing records, 1099s, assisting with documentation of internal controls and assisting with the annual audit.
The ideal candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree with major coursework in business administration, accounting and finance preferred, or an associate’s degree with a minimum of three years or more related experience. Competency in Microsoft applications is required, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well-advanced experience with QuickBooks Online or similar accounting software. 10-key adding machine or calculator skills are required.