Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Fridays. Any posts received prior to 12pm EST on Friday will appear in that Friday’s announcements. If you would like to submit a post for an open Indian law or leadership job, please send a brief description of the position and a PDF job announcement to indigenous@law.msu.edu.

Judicial Branch of the Navajo Nation

Associate Attorney, Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation, Window Rock, AZ. This position provides a variety of legal advice, research and related legal services in support of the overall operation of the Navajo Nation Judicial Branch; assists with judicial administrative functions, such as researching and recommending policy changes and improvements for overall Judicial Branch. For more information, please see the position description or to apply, visit http://www.navajocourts.org. This position is open until filled.

Court Solicitor, Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation, Window Rock, AZ.  This position provides a variety of legal advice, counseling, research and related legal services in support of the overall operation of the Navajo Nation Judicial Branch; assists with judicial administrative functions, such as recommending policy changes and improvements for overall Judicial Branch; shall supervise and oversee all licensed attorneys, law clerk, hearing officers, supreme court clerk, and law clerk interns of the Judicial Branch.  For more information, please see the position description or to apply, visit http://www.navajocourts.org. This position is open until filled.

District Court Judge, Judicial District Court, Navajo Nation Wide. The District Court Judge is responsible in presiding over civil, criminal and family court cases; provides policy direction and guidance in the operation of the Judicial District.  For more information, please see the position description or to apply, visit http://www.navajocourts.org. This position is open until filled.

Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation, Window Rock, AZ. This position shall perform work of unusual difficulty, hear arguments, read briefs and conduct research necessary to pass judgment and issue rulings on cases brought before the Navajo Nation Supreme Court.  For more information, please see the position description or to apply, visit http://www.navajocourts.org. This position is open until filled.

Nisqually Indian Tribe

Attorney, Olympia, WA. Attorney will support, defend, advance and represent the various interests of the Nisqually Tribe by providing legal services to tribal government and administrative departments. May review and advise on commercial contracts and serve as tribal legal liaison in tribal business, financial, and real estate planning and development enterprises. For more information please see the job description. Applications closes December 20, 2018.

Little River Band of Ottawa Indians

Legal Intern, Manistee, MI. Intern(s) will work closely with the Unified Legal Department in several clearly defined projects to be completed during the summer.  Interns will assist the Unified Legal Department in its role as in-house legal counsel to the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians. The Unified Legal Department provides legal services and representation to the Tribal Government and its Enterprises, including Elected Officials, Departments, Commissions, and the Little River Casino Resort. Applications will be reviewed on a revolving basis, beginning December 1, 2018, until the position(s) is filled. Please see the job description for more information.

The Comanche Nation

Request for Proposals, Lawton, OK. Inviting proposals for Chief Appellate Judge and Associate Appellate Judges of the Comanche Nation Tribal Court. Full copies of the Request for Proposal can be obtained through the Comanche Nation Website: https://comanchenation.com/our-nation/request-proposals. Deadline for submission is January 10, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. CST. Proposals should be submitted via email in PDF format to Jared Ellis at jarede@comanchenation.com. Hand-delivered proposals can be dropped off in a sealed envelope to the Court Clerk for the Comanche Nation Tribal Court, Comanche Nation Courthouse, 584 NW Bingo Rd., Lawton, OK 73507.

Yavapai-Apache Nation Tribal Court

Chief Judge, Verde Valley of Arizona. The Chief Judge presides over and ensures the proper operation for the Yavapai-Apache Nation Tribal Court. The Chief Judge is the primary judicial officer of the Tribal Court and administrator of the Nation’s Courts. For more information please see the job description. Application closes December 21, 2018.

The National Indian Gaming Commission

Summer Legal Intern, Washington, DC. The National Indian Gaming Commission is seeking applicants for a summer internship in the Washington, DC office in the Office of General Counsel. OGC is committed to the professional development of new attorneys in the field of federal Indian law. Work will consist of legal research and writing and review of various gaming matters. For more information please see the internship description. Application closes January 4, 2019. 

Associate General Counsel, Washington, D.C.  The Office of General Counsel within the National Indian Gaming Commission is looking for a supervisory attorney capable of exercising judgment while performing challenging legal assignments, with a broad knowledge of the field of Federal Indian law and regulations as they pertain to Indian gaming and in relation to the operations of the IGRA, and federal, state, and tribal laws and regulations. For more information please see the attached job description or visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518026200. Application closes December 7, 2018.

 

See posts from November 23, 2018.

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