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Employment

WASHOE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY CHRIS HICKS is accepting applications for one open position in the Civil Division, Child Protective Services Unit. The CPS Unit has 8 attorneys who represent the Washoe County Human Services Agency in child welfare dependency cases, termination of parental rights cases, and related matters including minor guardianship, paternity, family treatment court and safe babies court.  Salary DOE up to $137,654. Excellent benefits include health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, employer-paid public employee retirement and others described at https://www.washoecounty.us/humanresources/Benefits/index.php. Please submit resume and a cover letter to lfralick@da.washoecounty.us by February 17, 2020.

WASHOE LEGAL SERVICES (WLS) is seeking an Executive Director to lead and maintain WLS’s high quality and effective legal aid services consistent with the organization’s mission. If you wish to apply for the position, please send a cover letter, resume and reference list to board@washoelegalservices.org. All applications must be received on or before February 27, 2020.  Please click for full job description.

NEVADA LEGAL SERVICES has two openings; one is within their Indian Law Program, click for details, and the other is as a staff attorney in the Reno office, click here for details.

LITIGATION ATTORNEY (RENO) McCormick Barstow Sheppard Wayte & Carruth LLP, an AV rated firm, is hiring a litigation attorney (1–5 years) for our Reno, NV office.  Prior court appearance, written discovery and deposition experience preferred. Excellent academic credentials, exceptional writing skills and strong interpersonal skills are a must. Must be a member of the Nevada State Bar. Candidate Requirements:
State Bar of Nevada license, active and in good standing

  • 1–5 years’ experience in litigation
  • Strong and persuasive written, oral and presentation skills
  • Excellent research skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure independently and as part of a team

If interested in applying for this position, please email your cover letter, resume, salary history and self-edited writing sample to our hiring partner Ben Nicholson at ben.nicholson@mccormickbarstow.  All applications are confidential.

MINDEN LAW FIRM – Seeking experienced qualified Part-Time Legal Assistant/Office Administrator for Minden law firm.  An ideal candidate is reliable, energetic, a team player and proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook. Send resume and salary requirements to Tammy@mindenlawyers.com

THE UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, seeks applicants for an Assistant General Counsel that reports administratively to the General Counsel. The Assistant General Counsel litigates on behalf of UNR in consultation with the General Counsel and assists the General Counsel in planning, organizing, and guiding UNR’s legal activities.  The Assistant General Counsel assists in providing advice and counsel to senior academic and administrative officers of the University concerning UNR’s legal rights and obligations.  Scope of the role includes litigation, administrative and regulatory matters, whether in the courts of the State of Nevada or the United States and in all federal and state administrative agencies, client counseling and contracts.  The Assistant General Counsel conducts legal research and advises University officers on matters pertaining to compliance with state and federal laws affecting the University with particular emphasis on litigation, contracts, business and tort law, employment law and dispute resolution, intellectual property, the First Amendment and student rights. The position is also responsible for other such legal or administrative duties as may be assigned by the General Counsel.  Concurrent private practice is precluded.  The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal skills; personal and professional integrity; knowledge of civil procedure, state and federal laws, relevant law and legal practice, and court procedures; excellent relationship-building skills working with diverse offices and be a team player. Required Qualifications: Law Degree and five years of related professional experience in civil practice including litigation and contracts. Licensure: Licensure to practice law in the State of Nevada.  Schedule and Travel: Variable work schedule.  Occasional travel.  To apply, please click on link

FULL-TIME STAFF ATTORNEY — Washoe Legal Services (WLS) is seeking a staff attorney for its adult guardianship program. Experience is preferred, but WLS is willing to train the right applicant. Attorneys should be licensed in Nevada or available to practice under SCR 72.1. Attorneys in this program are appointed by the court to represent protected persons in adult-guardianship proceedings. Attorneys visit with their clients prior to all court hearings, advocate for their clients’ expressed wishes, ensure that the clients’ due process rights are protected, and represent clients during any contested proceedings. Salary is $60,000+ per year, DOE. Full-time employees also receive a generous benefits package that includes ample paid time off, a 401k with a 3% employer match, and medical, dental and vision coverage (employer covers 100% of employee premiums and 75% of dependent coverage). This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable courtroom experience along with experience in elder law, mental health law, and estates and trusts. It’s also a wonderful chance to help protect vulnerable individuals from abuse and exploitation while advocating for their wishes during a complicated court proceeding. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume and cover letter to James P. Conway, Executive Director, jconway@washoelegalservices.org.

ALLIANCE TRUST COMPANY OF NEVADA (ATC) has a full-time opening for a Trust Officer. The ATC Trust Officer is responsible for the coordination of services and administration of trust relationships, including living and testamentary trusts, probate, guardianships and investment advisory.  Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in finance or accounting; Professional license welcome (CTFA, CFP, CPA). Minimum of 2 years of demonstrated experience in client or account services role, or legal/law firm experience in the areas of estate planning, and/or trust administration/probate; Demonstrated understanding of financial markets and investment theory preferred. Fluency in Spanish is a plus. Send resumes to mstewart@alliancetrustcompany.com.

ALLIANCE TRUST COMPANY OF NEVADA (ATC) has a full-time opening for a Trust Administrator. The ATC Trust Administrator supports the Trust Officer in the coordination of services and administration of trust relationships, including living and testamentary trusts, probate, guardianships and investment advisory. Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in finance or accounting, with a minimum of 1 year of demonstrated experience in client or account services role, or legal experience in estate planning or trusts/estates. Fluency in Spanish is a plus. Send resumes to mstewart@alliancetrustcompany.com.

RENO PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION FIRM is seeking to hire an attorney with 1-7 years experience.  Please call Casey @ (775) 333-7555.

SMALL LOCAL LAW FIRM, focused on Family Law and Civil Litigation, has an immediate need for a full-time Attorney. Our law firm is looking an attorney with 1-5 years of experience, strong research and writing skills, Family Law experience is a plus. Inquiries are confidential. Salary will be discussed and will be based on experience. We offer competitive benefits including medical, dental and vision and 401(k). Interested parties should submit a cover-letter, resume and writing samples via email only to renofamilylawfirm@gmail.com .

PART-TIME PARALEGAL wanted. Must be able to multitask and must be detail oriented.  Family Law and Civil Litigation Experience required.  This position works directly with the attorneys.  Duties include court filings, document preparation, file review, file preparation, discovery preparation, and case monitoring.  This is a PART-TIME position.  Candidate must have excellent communication, organizational and computer skills.  Be able to understand the importance of deadlines and be able to accomplish goals working individually within a team environment.  This is an hourly position (DOE). Email resume only to renofamilylawfirm@gmail.com

LYON COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE is accepting applications for two open positions: Deputy District Attorney and Deputy District Attorney – Civil. Salary DOE $83,576.27 – $119,394.91 EE PERS. To view complete job descriptions and to apply, visit www.lyon-county.org/jobs

SUPREME COURT SEEKS FORECLOSURE MEDIATORS
The Supreme Court is seeking applications from people wishing to serve as a foreclosure mediator. Individuals appointed by the Supreme Court in 2017 will need to reapply as their 2-year appointments are expiring.  Each of the 17 District Courts in Nevada assign appointed mediators to cases when foreclosure case is filed and mediation is requested. The District Courts pay mediators $400 per case when mediation is complete.  Individuals interested in becoming an appointed foreclosure mediator should visit https://nvcourts.link/Foreclosure-Mediators to download an application and review the statewide foreclosure mediation rules. The qualified mediators should return a signed copy of the application (scan acceptable) to FMPMediator@nvcourts.nv.gov.  The Nevada Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) maintains the list of eligible mediators for the District Courts. The AOC will notify applicants if the Supreme Court appoints them as a foreclosure mediator. The Supreme Court requires appointed individuals to sign and follow the Mediator Model Code of Conduct.

IMMIGRATION STAFF ATTORNEY NEEDED. Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevadans (VARN), a nonprofit law firm in Carson City, is seeking an Immigration Staff Attorney who will counsel, advocate for and represent victims of domestic violence in immigration and family law matters. Prior immigration and family law experience preferred. Bilingual in Spanish required. Travel required. Medical benefits. EOE. More information can be found at www.varn.org. Please send resume and cover letter to VARN c/o Julie Bobzien, 904 N. Nevada St., Carson City, NV 89703, fax (775) 883-7211 or email, jbobzien@varn.org.

STAFF ATTORNEY NEEDED. Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevadans (VARN), a nonprofit law firm in Carson City, is seeking a Staff Attorney to counsel, advocate for and represent victims of domestic violence in family law matters. Prior family law or general civil law experience preferred. Travel required. Medical benefits. EOE. Full job description. Please send resume and cover letter to VARN c/o Julie Bobzien, 904 N. Nevada St., Carson City, NV 89703, fax (775) 883-7211 or email, jbobzien@varn.org.

SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT Employment Opportunities:
*Pretrial Services Officer Intermittent, $21.02 per hour (no paid benefits), Open until filled.
Please visit website for details.

LAWYER REPRESENTATIVE – The United States District Court for the District of Nevada is accepting applications for Lawyer Representatives. Lawyer Representatives provide vital input to the Court on a myriad of issues affecting the operations of the federal courts including but not limited to: rule changes; development of new programs; planning of conferences; and the expenditure of funds from the non-appropriated account. If you are interested, please visit www.nvd.uscourts.gov/lawyer-representatives-united-states-district-court/.

Office Space

ONE PERSON LAW OFFICE, Midtown (105 Mt. Rose St.) Furnished, $750/mo, includes utilities, parking.  Available now.  Call 324-6447

EXECUTIVE FRONT OFFICE overlooking the river. In historic 20th Century Building. Approx 208 sq ft with fireplace. includes conference room, kitchenette and full-time receptionist out front. call 775-322-8000
SHARE OFFICE SPACE:  Mostly retired attorney looking for another similarly situated to share my single office at 63 Keystone Ave.  Fully furnished.  Kitchen, conference room.  Contact Sherry. 775.323.1469 or attorney.sherry.bowers@gmail.com.

Services

LEGAL RESEARCH & WRITING  20+ years experience at the Nevada Supreme Court, now available on a freelance basis for research and writing projects.  Briefs, petitions, motions, etc. tlindeman@appellatesolution.com 775-297-4877.

EXPERIENCED PARALEGAL (25+ years) – available on a contractual basis. Multiple practice/jurisdictional areas. Please contact Renee at (775) 954-8473

Advertise employment, office space and services in The Writ and online at wcbar.org. Ad appears monthly in The Writ and ads are updated weekly at wcbar.org. Rates to members are $25 for 30 words or less and $.50 each addtional word. Rates to nonmembers are $50 for first 30 words and $1.00 each for each additional word.