Career Opportunities

Associate Attorney - Family Law & Criminal Defense

Pilcher Law Firm is seeking an energetic, self-starter with 0-3 years of professional legal experience. The ideal candidate will be familiar with Microsoft Office software, computer-based case management software, Westlaw legal research, and public legal research options like the South Dakota Legislative Research Council, the Unified Judicial System, and the LII / Legal Information Institute. 

Caseload will include a variety of general matters, including state criminal defense (misdemeanors, low-level felonies, abuse and neglect of minors), family (divorce, custody, visitation, spousal support, child support), 

Compensation will be competitive and DOE. Partnership track negotiable. 

Requirements: Licensed to practice law by the South Dakota Supreme Court. 

To apply, submit your resume, cover letter, an example of your work or ability, and two (2) references. 

Associate Attorney - Estates & Business Planning

Pilcher Law Firm is seeking an energetic, self-starter with 1-3 years of professional legal experience concentrated in estate planning, estate administration, business planning, and relevant tax knowledge and experience. The ideal candidate will be familiar with Microsoft Office software, computer-based case management software, Westlaw legal research, and public legal research options like the South Dakota Legislative Research Council, the Unified Judicial System, and the LII / Legal Information Institute. 

Caseload will include primarily creation of estate plans utilizing wills and trusts, powers of attorney, and living wills, also probate and trust administration, guardianship matters, succession planning, and some estate specific litigation. 

Compensation will be competitive and DOE. Partnership track negotiable. 

Requirements: Licensed to practice law by the South Dakota Supreme Court. 

To apply, submit your resume, cover letter, an example of your work or ability, and two (2) references.

Executive Legal Assistant, Training-Track Available

Pilcher Law Firm is seeking a detail oriented, inquisitive and ambitious applicant with 1-3 years of relevant legal and secretarial experience. 

 

Tasks include preparing documents and exhibits, gathering information, coordinating witness attendance at hearings and depositions. Areas of focus include: 1) estate planning, estate administration, business planning, and tax matters, or 2) divorce, custody and visitation modification, and child support. 

Training-track available for the right candidate. South Dakota law details multiple, specific qualifications for a legal assistant. Depending on your education and background, this office may be able to assist you as you acquire the necessary qualifications to work as a legal assistant in South Dakota. If you wish to pursue a training track as a legal assistant, please clearly identify your intention in your cover letter. 

The ideal candidate will be familiar with Microsoft Office software, and have a general working familiarity with computers.

Compensation will be competitive. Pay will be salaried, with paid time off. Additional benefits are negotiable. The position requires 40 hours of work per week. Further details will be released to individuals upon request.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree preferred; relevant professional and client relations experience; and a clean criminal record (no felonies).

To apply, submit your resume, cover letter, and two (2) letters of reference.