Dakota Plains Legal Services Staff Attorney Job Posting


(Staff Attorney – Rapid City, South Dakota)

 DAKOTA PLAINS LEGAL SERVICES (DPLS), a non-profit legal services program, is accepting applications for a Staff Attorney position in the Rapid City, South Dakota, branch office.

QUALIFICATIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES: Applicants must have a JD degree and be licensed to practice in South Dakota; must be a bright, motivated, self-starter; must have the tenacity to assume immediate practice responsibilities in the area of criminal law.  This position will assist with providing legal representation through the Pennington County Advocacy Program at Dakota Plains Legal Services.

SALARY: Competitive and negotiable depending upon experience.  DPLS has an excellent fringe benefits package including generous leave benefits and employee insurance coverage (medical, dental, life, disability).

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled


APPLICATION INFORMATION:  Please submit a letter of interest and resume to:


Cheryl Valandra, Executive Director

Dakota Plains Legal Services

PO Box 727

Mission, SD 57555




Native Americans, Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.  Dakota Plains Legal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.