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.
Access to Justice Executive Director
The Nevada Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission (Commission) is seeking an Executive Director. The statewide Commission was created by the Nevada Supreme Court in June 2006 to expand and improve access to justice in Nevada. The Access to Justice Director serves as the executive director and administrator to the Access to Justice Commission and in that role also supports and coordinates State Bar of Nevada initiatives on pro bono support, access to the courts and other programs within the state bar. The Access to Justice Director is employed by the State Bar of Nevada and reports to the Commission Co-Chairs and to the State Bar of Nevada Executive Director.
The Director works in close collaboration with the Commission Co-Chairs, statewide judiciary, Commission members, partners and consultants retained by the Commission.
Responsibilities: Works closely with the Commission Co-Chairs, members and judiciary to identify and respond to emerging access to justice issues and to develop strategic plans for the overall statewide legal service delivery system. Works closely with statewide legal services providers and maintains legal services and pro bono statistics. Composes regular and special reports for the Access to Justice Commission and the State Bar of Nevada; oversees and manages special projects; conducts research as needed. Develops meeting agendas and drafts meeting minutes for regular and special Commission and subcommittee meetings. Coordinates and assists in planning presentations, meetings and special events across the state involving bar associations, law students, law firms, government agencies, lawyers and the general public concerning the development of and participation in access to justice and pro bono programs. Serves as liaison for the Co-Chairs and Commission at various meetings and represents the Commission and the State Bar at access to justice events and other Bar meetings locally and nationally. Serves as point person for all access to justice and pro bono inquiries to the Commission and the State Bar. Manages the Commission public relations programs and provides support for the Nevada Bar Foundation and the management of its IOLTA Program.
A Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year accredited college is required. Also, a minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible experience in professional and/or management positions, legal services, government or association experience preferred. Please submit cover letter and resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.