Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email

Morongo Band of Mission Indians

Tribal Attorney, Full Time, Salary D.O.E.

BASIC DUTIES: Under the direction of the In House General Counsel, the Tribal Attorney shall represent the interests of the Morongo Tribal Government, Morongo Tribal Administration, various Morongo Tribal programs, including but not limited to direct representation in tribal and state court of the Morongo Child and Family Services Department and other Morongo Tribal government / programmatic interests as directed by the In House General Counsel.

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION: Admitted to practice law and in good standing with the California Bar Association. One (1) year of legal experience working for an Indian Tribe, or a firm representing Tribal interests, or three (3) years of legal experience involving trial work in family law, elder law, child welfare or the Indian Child Welfare Act at the state, tribal or federal level, or other legal experience involving Indian law or related areas. Must have proven excellent past work record evidenced by favorable references from past employers. If no past employer, then letter of reference from either one California State Court Judge or two attorneys admitted to practice in the state in which they practice.  A Juris Doctor Degree from a recognized law school and membership in the California Bar Association. Must have a good academic law school recorded evidenced by law school transcripts.

APPLY: Submit your resume and letter of interest by email: or fax 951-922-0321. Visit our website at for employment application.  Interviews are by appointment only. Call 951-755-5180 for more information.

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians

Tribal Court Clerk, Dowagiac, MI

Responsibilities: Ensure clerical duties and responsibilities of the Tribal Court are met.  Assist Court Administrator in the development of judicial and Tribal Court infrastructure.  Fulfill a full range of clerical responsibilities including but limited to accept and file pleadings, prepare case files, data entry, developing procedures and processes.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in related field required. Relevant experience in lieu of degree may be considered. Completion of a Paralegal Certificate Program Degree preferred. Three years of prior clerical work experience required. Two years of prior clerking experience in a court strongly preferred.

Salary/Benefits: Salary is based on experience and education. Full benefits including medical, dental, optical and retirement plan.

Closing Date: November 11, 2016

Applications:  applications and resumes accepted through our online career center at

Yurok Tribe

Deputy General Counsel, Full Time Regular $72,999/$86,806, FF Date for these positions are 11/18/16. For more info visit or call (707) 482-1350 ext 1376.

National Indian Gaming Commission

Assistant Director of Compliance, Washington D.C. Closes 11/16/16.