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:
- Admissions Specialist
- Assistant Bar Counsel
The State Bar of Nevada is currently accepting applications for an Admissions Specialist. This is a full-time position. This position coordinates the entire bar admissions process from initial application through grade distribution.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to processing applications for bar admission and for exam accommodations which includes collecting, organizing, and maintaining the necessary documentation for the application packages; maintaining the databases to correctly reflect received and missing applicant information; communicating with law school deans, employers and applicants to obtain information; coordinating all logistics of the bar exam administration; and responding to questions from applicants regarding all areas of the admissions process.
The ideal candidate should possess a minimum of two years’ college; five years’ experience in an administrative setting preferred; strong organization skills and attention to detail; excellent customer services skills including the ability to manage difficult or emotional customer situations; and knowledge of database software; spreadsheet software; Outlook and Microsoft Word. Favorable consideration to candidates with prior experience in bar admissions or legal office administration.
Assistant Bar Counsel
The State Bar of Nevada is currently accepting applications for Assistant Bar Counsel for its Las Vegas office. 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.