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Prosecution Services Paralegal

We are seeking a skilled Paralegal to join our Prosecution Services team.

The Paralegal position performs a variety of paralegal functions for the , requiring the incumbent to work individually as well as with the attorneys, the management staff, and the Attorney General.

The incumbent performs paralegal and administrative duties involving research and analysis of legal information such as statutes, court decisions, codes, rules, regulations, and other sources for use by staff attorneys.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two years of substantive work as a paralegal plus

The following requirements listed under statute (25-10-305 (2), MCA):

  • Associates degree in paralegal studies from an accredited institution or
  • Bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies from an accredited college or university; or
  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from an accredited college or university and completion of no less than 18 semester credits of course work offered by a qualified paralegal studies program; or
  • Certification by the national association of legal assistants or the National Federation of Paralegal Associations; or
  • Has received a high school diploma or its equivalent and has performed not less than 4,800 hours of substantive legal work under the supervision of a licensed lawyer documented by the certification of the lawyer or lawyers under whom the work was done and has completed at least five hours of approved continuing legal education in the area of legal ethics and professional responsibility; or
  • Has graduated from an accredited law school and has not been disbarred or suspended from the practice of law by any jurisdiction.

Successful applicant(s) will be subject to:

  • Criminal History Fingerprint / Name-based Check
  • Driving History


  • To be considered for this position, you must attach a résumé at the time of application.
  • Tip: When attaching your resume, you must mark the attachment as a “Relevant File”.
  • RESUME: Please include all work experience as well as job duties that demonstrate your qualifications for this position. Include dates of employment (month & year- start & end) and the reason you left each job.

Amazing State of Montana benefits:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Public Employee's Retirement System (PERS) plan choices - Defined Benefit or Defined Contribution
  • Additional 457b Deferred Compensation plan.
  • Generous paid vacation, sick and holidays
  • Pre-tax Flexibility Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Not Telework Eligible
  • State of Montana employment may qualify for student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

Closing Date (based on your computer's time zone): June 30, 2024, 11:59:00 PM