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 indigenous@law.msu.edu.

Tohono O’odham Nation

Part Time Attorneys, Advocate Program, Sellz, AZ. Provide legal aid and criminal defense to tribal members.

Anishinabe Legal Services

Staff Attorney, Cass Lake, MN. Providing free legal assistance and court representation to low-income individuals living on or near the Leech Lake, White Earth and Red Lake Indian Reservations in northern Minnesota. Applications are preferred by April 10th but will be accepted until the position is filled.

Seattle University Center for Indian Law & Policy

Indian Wills Paid Summer Internship, Seattle University School of Law, WA. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning Jan 1, 2017 and will continue until all positions are filled.

Little River Band of Ottawa Indians

Paid Summer Legal Intern, Manistee, MI. Will assist the Unified Legal Department in its role as in-house legal counsel to the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians. Applications must be received by April 30, 2017, 5:00 p.m. EST. Applications will be reviewed on a revolving basis until the position(s) is filled.

Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria

Chief of Police, Loleta, CA. Responsible for leading the entire Public Safety Department and carries all duties and functions of the department. Apply here.

Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians

Paid Summer Law Interns, Valley Center, CA. Will assist the Attorney General to research and draft Tribal ordinances, policies and resolutions and prepare legal memoranda on a wide-variety of legal matters handled by the office. Applications are due by close of business on May 1, 2017.

Anishinabe Legal Services Seek Staff Attorney

 

FTE Staff Attorney

Anishinabe Legal Services is seeking a full-time staff attorney to provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts and Administrative Forums.

BACKGROUND:  Anishinabe Legal Services (ALS) is a Legal Services Corporation (LSC) funded 501(c)(3) organization providing free legal assistance and court representation to low-income individuals living on or near the Leech Lake, White Earth and Red Lake Indian Reservations in northern Minnesota.  Legal services are provided through grants and contracts with federal, state and tribal governments along with foundational support.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  ALS is looking for a well-qualified and highly motivated licensed attorney to provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts and Administrative Forums.  Primary duties will include representation of parents in child protection matters before area Tribal Courts, housing and family law, but job duties also include handling a wide variety of civil matters before various forums.

This attorney is expected to be licensed in the State of Minnesota by anticipated start date of position.  This attorney will also be expected to be licensed or willing to immediately become licensed before the Leech Lake, White Earth and Red Lake Tribal Courts.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Qualified applicants must possess strong oral and written communication skills, negotiation skills, litigation skills, have exceptional organizational skills with ability to handle a large caseload of client matters throughout a wide geographic service area.  Applicants must also be able and willing to work efficiently and effectively as part of a team.

Attorneys with 3+ years of civil practice are strongly preferred, as are applicants with familiarity and experience practicing before Tribal Courts.  Prior experience working within Indian Country is also strongly preferred.  Native American attorneys are highly encouraged to apply.

All applicants are expected to have a valid driver’s license, insurance and automobile, as significant travel will be required as part of job duties and responsibilities.

COMPENSATION:  $44,000-$50,000 D.O.E.  Benefits include individual and family health and dental insurance, paid time off, and life insurance.

TO APPLY:  Please send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) references to Chari LaDuke-Clark at: Anishinabe Legal Services, PO Box 157, Cass Lake, MN 56633 or email application materials to claduke-clark@alslegal.org.   Applications are preferred by January 20th but will be accepted until the position is filled.

Anishinabe Legal Services Job Posting

Anishinabe Legal Services is seeking a full-time staff attorney to provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts and Administrative Forums. 

BACKGROUND:  Anishinabe Legal Services (ALS) is a Legal Services Corporation (LSC) funded 501(c)(3) organization providing free legal assistance and court representation to low-income individuals living on or near the Leech Lake, White Earth and Red Lake Indian Reservations in northern Minnesota.  Legal services are provided through grants and contracts with federal, state and tribal governments along with foundational support.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  ALS is looking for a well-qualified and highly motivated licensed attorney to provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts and Administrative Forums.  Primary duties will include representation of parents in CHIPS matters before area Tribal Courts, housing and family law, but job duties also include handling a wide variety of civil matters before various forums.

This attorney is expected to be licensed in the State of Minnesota by anticipated start date of position.  This attorney will also be expected to be licensed or willing to immediately become licensed before the Leech Lake, White Earth and Red Lake Tribal Courts.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Qualified applicants must possess strong oral and written communication skills, negotiation skills, litigation skills, have exceptional organizational skills with ability to handle a large caseload of client matters throughout a wide geographic service area.  Applicants must also be able and willing to work efficiently and effectively as part of a team.

Attorneys with 3+ years of civil practice are strongly preferred, as are applicants with familiarity and experience practicing before Tribal Courts.  Prior experience working within Indian Country is also strongly preferred.  Native American attorneys are highly encouraged to apply.

All applicants are expected to have a valid driver’s license, insurance and automobile, as significant travel will be required as part of job duties and responsibilities.

COMPENSATION:  D.O.E.  Benefits include individual and family health and dental insurance, paid time off, and life insurance.

TO APPLY:  Please send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) references to Chari LaDuke-Clark at: Anishinabe Legal Services, PO Box 157, Cass Lake, MN 56633 or email application materials to claduke-clark@alslegal.org.   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Anishinabe Legal Services Seeks Fellow, Staff Attorney

Fellowship

Attention 2017 law school graduates: ALS wants to host a fellow! ALS proposes fellowship projects concentrating on services to a Native American population in Rural Minnesota and primarily with Elders in Elder Abuse related matters and expanding tribal court jurisdiction. The Equal Justice Works RFP application is open until Sept. 16th.

If you are a current 3L, have an interest in Native American and Elder Law, and would like more information about our organization, please contact Chari at 1-800-422-1335 or by email: claduke-clark@alslegal.org.

Staff Attorney

ALS is looking for a well-qualified and highly motivated Staff Attorney to provide direct legal services for clients before administrative agencies and Tribal Courts throughout the Anishinabe Reservations in North Central Minnesota. The staff attorney will be responsible to provide direct legal services to individuals specifically with their disability benefits including obtaining federal disability benefits through the reconsideration and appeals processes, but also handling overpayments and cessation cases, as well as other legal matters related to consumer law, school law, and tribal law.

This attorney is expected to be licensed to practice in the State of Minnesota by anticipated start date of position; this attorney is also expected to be licensed or willing to immediately become licensed before the local Tribal Courts. Salary is D.O.E. and benefits include individual and family health insurance, dental insurance, paid holidays, paid time off and life insurance.

TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter and resume, along with writing sample and three (3) references to ALS Administrative Director, Chari LaDuke-Clark, Anishinabe Legal Services, PO Box 157, Cass Lake, MN 56633 or email required application materials to claduke-clark@alslegal.org. Applications preferred by Sept. 19th but will be accepted until the position is filled.

Anishinabe Legal Services Job Posting

Anishinabe Legal Services is seeking a full-time staff attorney to provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts and Administrative Forums. (PDF)

BACKGROUND: Anishinabe Legal Services (ALS) is a Legal Services Corporation (LSC) funded 501(c)(3) organization providing free legal assistance and court representation to low-income individuals living on or near the Leech Lake, White Earth, and Red Lake Indian Reservations in northern Minnesota. Legal services are provided through grants and contracts with federal, state, and tribal governments, along with generous funding support from various foundations.

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FTE Staff Attorney-Anishinabe Legal Services White Earth Reservation Office

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Anishinabe Legal Services is seeking a full-time staff attorney to provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts and Administrative Forums on or near the White Earth Reservation in northern Minnesota.

BACKGROUND: Anishinabe Legal Services (ALS) is a Legal Services Corporation (LSC) funded 501(c)(3) organization providing free legal assistance and court representation to low-income individuals living on or near the Leech Lake, White Earth and Red Lake Indian Reservations in northern Minnesota. Legal services are provided through grants and contracts with federal, state and tribal governments along with foundational support.

RESPONSIBILITIES: ALS is looking for a well-qualified and highly motivated licensed attorney to provide 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. Primary duties will include representation of parents in CHIPS matters before area Tribal Courts, housing and family law, but job duties are likely to include handling a wide variety of civil matters before various forums. The attorney will be primarily housed out of ALS’ White Earth Reservation office located in the village of White Earth, Minnesota.

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Anishinabe Legal Services Staff Attorney Job Posting

Anishinabe Legal Services is seeking a full-time staff attorney to provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts and Administrative Forums.

BACKGROUND:  Anishinabe Legal Services (ALS) is a Legal Services Corporation (LSC) funded 501(c)(3) organization providing free legal assistance and Court representation to low-income individuals living on or near the Leech Lake, White Earth and Red Lake Indian Reservations in Northern Minnesota.  Legal services are provided through grants and contracts with federal, state and tribal governments.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  ALS is looking for a well-qualified and highly motivated licensed attorney to provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts and Administrative Forms.  Primary duties will include representation of parents in CHIPS matters before area Tribal Courts, Housing and Family law, but job duties are likely to include handling a wide variety of civil matters before various forums.

 

This attorney is expected to be licensed in the State of Minnesota by anticipated start date of position; this attorney will also be expected to be licensed or willing to immediately become licensed before the Leech Lake, White Earth and Red Lake Tribal Courts.

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Anishinabe Legal Services Staff Attorney Job Posting

Job Posting for ALS Staff Attorney Position

FTE Staff Attorney-Anishinabe Legal Services

Anishinabe Legal Services is seeking a full-time staff attorney to provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts and Administrative Forums.

BACKGROUND:  Anishinabe Legal Services (ALS) is a Legal Services Corporation (LSC) funded 501(c)(3) organization providing free legal assistance and court representation to low-income individuals living on or near the Leech Lake, White Earth and Red Lake Indian Reservations in Northern Minnesota.  Legal services are provided through grants and contracts with federal, state and tribal governments.

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