Friday Job Announcements

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

Indian Law Resource Center

Executive Director, supervises staff in both the Helena, Montana, and Washington, D.C., offices. Additionally, the Executive Director works closely with and provides leadership and support to the Board of Directors and especially the Board Chair. The Executive Director is actively involved in fund raising with the support of the Development Director and the Board’s Fund Raising Committee. Send a cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae via email to Melanie Dayton Mt@indianlaw.org. The position will be open until filled. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Sidley Summer 2018 Fellowship, Washington, D.C. The Terrance A. Sidley Fellowship is a competitive Fellowship awarded each year to a law student who shows particular promise for a career in federal Indian law and international indigenous human rights issues. The deadline for receipt of applications for summer 2018 is March 16, 2018.

Wisconsin Judicare’s Indian Law Office

Staff Attorney, Wausau, W.I. Key responsibilities: (1) Maintain caseload on behalf of Indian individuals and groups; (2) Educate and serve Native American Elders; (3) Provide backup services and education to Tribal Benefit Specialists; (4) Participate in tribal court development and community education projects; and (5) Carry out training and back-up assistance to private attorneys.

Muscogee (Creek) Nation

Judge, Civil Division, Trial Court, Okmulgee, O.K. Exercise jurisdiction over any person or subject matter on any basis consistent with the Constitution and law of the Nation and not prohibited by federal law, including over the territorial and political boundaries of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation which includes; Creek, McIntosh, Okfuskee/Seminole, Tulsa, Hughes/Seminole (Tukvpvtce), Muskogee, Okmulgee and Wagoner/Roger/Mayes Districts.

Anishinabe Legal Services

Staff Attorney, White Earth Reservation, M.N. Provides civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts and Administrative Forms on or near the White Earth Reservation.

Jill Grant & Associates LLC

Summer Law Clerk, Washington, D.C. Experience and/or demonstrated interest in environmental law is required.  Applicants should have excellent research and writing skills, a strong academic record, and have completed their first or second full year of law school. The position is full-time for 10-12 weeks at $1,000 per week, with the possibility of a part-time position continuing into the school year.  The Summer Law Clerk will gain practical environmental law experience in a small firm setting and work closely with our attorneys on matters for our clients. Jill Grant & Associates provides environmental counsel and representation to Indian tribes, tribal entities, and environmental organizations, and represents tribes on jurisdictional and administrative law issues.  We are an equal opportunity employer.  Native Americans are encouraged to apply. To apply, please submit: (1) a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, (2) a resume, (3) a legal writing sample, (4) three references, and (5) a current law school transcript by email to lawclerkposition@jillgrantlaw.com.

Department of the Interior

Supervisory Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Solicitor, Division of Indian Affairs, Branch of Environment and Lands, Washington D.C.  Overseeing the Branch of Environment and Lands, incumbent will be the first line supervisor of attorneys assigned to the Branch. Closes 2/12/18.

Other jobs recently posted:

Senior Attorney, Muckleshoot Tribe, Seattle, W.A. (2/1/2018)

Previous Friday Job Announcements2018/01/26

About Sarah M Donnelly

Program Coordinator for the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.
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