Las Vegas Municipal Court Seeks Applicants for Public Attorney Position

Interested parties should submit a letter of interest and resume no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 9, 2020.

The Las Vegas Municipal Court seeks attorney applicants, in good standing, who are interested in serving as a public attorney in the Municipal Court Traffic Division. This position primarily represents indigent defendants with traffic, pedestrian, and bicycle citations. This is considered a part-time contract position paying $24,000 annually. The scheduled court hours are Monday through Thursday from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (this session can run late depending on the number of defendants and the trial calendar). This position also represents defendants participating in the Court’s Fresh Start 20 and Fresh Start 5 Homeless Programs, which assist defendants who are battling homelessness and have cases with Las Vegas Municipal Court. The Fresh Start 5 Program requires an additional 2 hours every other Wednesday and Thursday.

Interested parties should submit a letter of interest and resume no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. Submissions may be sent by e-mail to clvcontactmc@lasvegasnevada.gov or by fax at 702-385-5510.

All applicants will be subject to a criminal justice background check and the Court will verify each candidate’s status with the Nevada State Bar.

Applicants who successfully complete the application process but are not deemed the most qualified at the initial selection decision will be maintained on a list for consideration for future openings for a period of not less than one year. The list may be extended at the discretion of the Las Vegas Municipal Court.

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