Friday Job Announcements

Good afternoon! Any posts for an open Indian law or leadership job received prior to 12pm EST on Friday will appear in that week’s announcement, when the following information is sent to indigenous@law.msu.edu:

  1. In the email body, a typed brief description of the position which includes position title, location (city, state), main duties, and closing date. See below for examples.
  2. An attached PDF job announcement.

Please send all job announcements in this requested format.

Legal Services of South Central Michigan

Staff Attorney, Lansing, M.I. Legal Services of South Central Michigan (LSSCM) is a division of the Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP) which provides access to the justice system for those who need it the most through its local legal services offices, Legal Services of South Central Michigan and Farmworker Legal Services, as well several statewide advocacy programs: Michigan Poverty Law Program, the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center, the Michigan Elder Justice Initiative, and the Michigan Legal Help Program. MAP has a staff of about 100 people in offices in Battle Creek, Detroit, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Monroe, and Ypsilanti. The staff attorney position is in the Lansing- Legal Services of South Central Michigan (LSSCM) – office, serving Ingham, Eaton, Clinton, Shiawassee and Livingston Counties. The staff attorney will provide a range of individual advocacy and impact work, including housing law, consumer, public benefits and family law. Applicants should be licensed to practice law in Michigan or be eligible to waive in or to take the next bar examination. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to underserved populations. For more information, please visit LSSCM’s website.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi 

Staff Attorney, Fulton, M.I. Under the direction of the Chief Legal Counsel and the Tribal Council, the Staff Attorney provides legal advice to the Tribal Council and various programs being operated under the authority of the Tribal Council. Represents the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in court actions in Tribal, State and Federal court proceedings. Reviews and prepares legal documents, advises client constituents within the Tribal government as to legal rights, and practices other phases of law by performing the following duties. Applications close on August 26, 2019. For more information, please see the job announcement.

Legal Intern, Fulton, M.I. The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi is seeking a legal intern for the upcoming academic year to conduct legal research and writing for the legal department, prepare pleadings, and more. Please see the job announcement for more information. Applications close on August 18, 2019.

Earthjustice

Associate Attorney , Anchorage, Alaska. Associate attorneys perform a range of work in the Alaska office, in partnership with staff attorneys and litigation assistants, to investigate, develop, and prosecute administrative appeals and litigation including: factual investigation, legal research, case development, record review, client engagement and development, expert evidence and witness development, motions practice and brief writing, oral advocacy, and appellate advocacy. As associate attorneys gain experience, their case load may include cases for which they have primary responsibility under the supervision of a staff attorney, in addition to matters on which they work in a supporting role with staff attorneys. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. For more information, please see the job announcement or visit here.

Supervising Staff Attorney Chicago, Chicago, I.L. Earthjustice is seeking an experienced litigation attorney to join its Midwest Regional Office in Chicago, IL. This office serves as a focal point for work throughout the Midwest, potentially including work across the full array of Earthjustice’s program areas – Climate & Energy, Healthy Communities, Lands and Wildlife, and Sustainable Food and Farming. The Supervising Staff Attorney will independently develop, file, manage, and litigate cases from beginning to end, and will work with the Managing Attorney to develop strategic objectives, set priorities, build and maintain client and partner relationships, and assess resource needs. This person will also supervise the work of other staff assigned to the Midwest Regional program (potentially including Associate Attorneys, Fellows, Litigation Assistants, and litigation support staff). For more information about our Midwest Office, visit here. The Supervising Staff Attorney will play a leading role in their own docket of major environmental cases, collaborate on litigation with other Earthjustice attorneys and staff, and develop and maintain relationships with clients and partners (such as, other nonprofit organizations, environmental justice groups, community-based organizations, labor unions, and tribes). This person will also serve as a thought partner with the Managing Attorney and a Litigation Leader in the office. It is particularly important that the incumbent be a seasoned. Applications reviewed on a rolling deadline. Please see the announcement or website for more information.

Southern Ute Indian Tribe

Tribal Attorney/Prosecutor, Ignacio, C.O. Under the supervision of the Legal Department Director and Deputy Director, attorney will serve as a member of the Tribe’s Legal Department, with principal responsibility for the effective, efficient, and fair prosecution of violations of the Tribal Code to include criminal, gaming, and wildlife cases. In addition, the attorney will represent the Tribe in other matters that require the Legal Department’s attention, including code review and drafting, civil litigation, contract review, employment matters, and the consideration of social services cases. Applications close at 5pm MST on September 3, 2019. Please see the announcement for more information.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Law Clerk, Tucson. A.Z. The Law Clerk assists in performing legal analysis, researching and preparing legal files and documents, and other legal services.  The Law Clerk maintains confidentially of all privileged information of the Office of the Attorney General. If interested please submit your application online at: https://www.pascuayaqui-nsn.gov/index.php/features/attorney-general or  submit an email to:  hr.recruitment@pascuayaqui-nsn.gov. For more information, please see the announcement.

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

Senior Legal Counsel, Mashantucket, C.T. Under the direction of the General Counsel, the incumbent assists in providing legal advice and services to the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, including its departments, arms (including the Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise), subdivisions, regulatory bodies, committees, entities and business enterprises (MPTN) concerning legal rights, responsibilities and obligations. Juris Doctorate required from an ABA-accredited/approved law school. At least seven (7) years of experience practicing law in a government, private or corporate setting with some experience or exposure to the field of federal Indian law. Must be admitted to practice law in a State or federal jurisdiction at time of appointment to position, preferably in the state and federal courts of Connecticut. Must be admitted to practice law in Connecticut and in the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court within one year of appointment. Well-developed communication, interpersonal, negotiation, organizational and problem solving skills required. Demonstrated excellent ability to research and analyze (both orally and in written form) legal issues, concerns or problems is required. Excellent ability to communicate legal concepts and analysis to MPTN (including its elected officials, officers, employees and representatives), to patrons, vendors or any other person necessary to resolve a matter is required. Excellent ability to work cooperatively with other attorneys and paralegals and take direction from General Counsel and Associate General Counsel, as required. Please note that we have designated this position as a “key” position pursuant to the Tribal and Native American Preference Law. Please send resume to sferguson@foxwoods.com or apply at Foxwoods.com.

Michigan Indian Legal Services

AmeriCorps Attorney, Traverse City, M.I. Michigan Indian Legal Services seeks to hire an attorney (AmeriCorps) to work under a joint medical-legal partnership program with 2 or 3 tribal health clinics. Practice Areas include: Children’s Rights, Consumer Protection/Debt/Bankruptcy, Disability Law/Rights, Education, Elder Law, Employment/Labor, Family Law, General Legal Services, Health Law, Housing/Landlord-Tenant, Juvenile Issues, LGBTQ, Litigation, Native American/Indian/Tribal Law, Poverty, Probate/Trust & Estate Issues, Public Benefits/Social Security, Racial Justice Issues, Women’s Rights.  Open until filled.

Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation

Guardian ad Litem, Oakville, W.A. A Court appointed person trained to independently investigate and determine the needs of tribal children, youth and vulnerable adults who are subject to a court proceeding by either the Tribe’s social service program or family members.  Please see job announcement for more information. Applications close on August 16, 2019.

Criminal Public Defender, Oakville, W.A. The Public Defender is responsible for representing all persons alleged to have committed a violation of the Chehalis Tribe’s criminal code, its juvenile code or alleged to have committed acts of abuse or neglect pursuant to a tribal dependency proceeding. This representation shall extend from arraignment/initial hearing through appeal where appropriate. Please see job announcement for more information. Position open until filled.

Association of Village Council Presidents 

Associate GC Job Announcement, Bethel, A.K. The AGC’s focus areas include contracts, human resources, risk management, and compliance. This position is available starting September 2, 2019 and will remain open until filled. Please see job description for more information.

Native American Rights Fund

Staff Attorney, Boulder, C.O. The Native American Rights Fund is a non-profit national Indian law firm representing Indian tribes, organizations, and individuals in Indian law matters of major significance.  NARF’s main office is in Boulder, Colorado, with additional offices in Washington, D.C. and Anchorage, Alaska.  NARF is looking for an experienced attorney with excellent research, writing, and advocacy skills to assume a litigation docket.  NARF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position is open until filled, with interviews beginning in August. Please see the announcement for more information.

Wisconsin Judicare

ILO Staff Attorney, Wausau, W.I. Wisconsin Judicare’s Indian Law Office has an immediate opening for a full-time attorney to represent Native American individuals and groups on a variety of issues in its Wausau, Wisconsin office.  Duties include:  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.   Application period opens immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Please see the announcement for more information.

NoVo Foundation

Program Associate, Kingston, N.Y. The Program Associate reports to the Foundation’s Senior Director and works closely with two Program Officers based remotely, in western Montana and Reno, NV. The PA provides administrative support to both Program Officers, assists with the Initiative’s grantmaking, and manages strategic projects. This role requires experience working in Indigenous communities, as well as passion for NoVo Foundation’s mission to foster a transformation from a world of domination and exploitation to one of collaboration and partnership. The position demands the flexibility and precision needed to support a fully remote team across multiple time zones. The PA will be based in one of NoVo’s offices, either Kingston, NY (preferably) or Brooklyn, NY. Regular travel to NoVo’s offices for meetings and other Foundation activities is expected. Please see the job announcement or website for more information. Applications close on August 30, 2019.

Navajo Nation Office of the Speaker

RFP for Utah Lobbying Services, U.T. The Navajo Nation Legislative Branch is seeking a Consultant for Governmental Lobbying Services to the Navajo Nation Council in relation to the 2020 and 2021 Utah Legislative Sessions. RFP-UT Lobbyist-7568. The Office of the Navajo Nation Speaker (OOS) will be accepting all proposals from qualified consultants. The Offeror is required to provide qualifications and other documents as part of their proposal.  Interested parties shall obtain more information from the Office of the Speaker. Due Date of RFP Proposals is Friday, August 16, 2019 at 5:00 PM. This procurement process is a combined technical qualifications and cost-based selection. Send inquiries and questions to Lashawna Tso, MPA, Chief of Staff lrtso@navajo-nsn.gov |  928.871.7160.

Oglala Sioux Tribe

Associate In-House Counsel, Pine Ridge, S.D. The Oglala Sioux Tribe is seeking an Associate In-House Counsel. Please see the job announcement for more information. Applications close on August 30, 2019.

Pueblo of Laguna

Court Prosecutor, Laguna, N.M. Under administrative supervision of the Governor, presents/files criminal complaints and prosecutes individuals accused of violating ordinances of the Pueblo. Consistently applies the Pueblo’s Core Values in support of Workforce Excellence. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information. Please see the announcement for more information.

Associate Judge, Laguna, N.M. Under general direction of the Presiding Judge, adjudicates cases, prepares decisions, and carries out other functions of the judicial processes. Consistently applies the Pueblo’s Core Values in support of Workforce Excellence. Maintains confidentiality of privileged information. Applications close on August 1, 2019. Please see the announcement for more information.

Associate Prosecutor, Laguna, N.M. Under general administrative direction of the Court Prosecutor, presents/files criminal complaints and prosecutes individuals accused of violating criminal laws, including status offenses the Pueblo of Laguna laws, codes, and/or ordinances of the Pueblo. Consistently applies the Pueblo’s Core Values in support of Workforce Excellence. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.  Applications open until filled. Please see the announcement for more information.

Michigan State University College of Law

Office Assistant, East Lansing, M.I. This position provides administrative support to the Office of Student Affairs and the Registrar’s Office. Performs a variety of tasks, including answering phones, directing and responding to department email inquiries, greeting and directing visitors, answering questions, assisting with events, data gathering/entry, and/or word processing tasks. Maintains various databases and student files. Assists the Assistant Dean for Student and Academic Affairs in compiling statistical data. Provides high quality service for internal and external customers.  Through teamwork collaborates with other employees to achieve goals and objectives. Applications close on August 13, 2019. Please visit the website for more information.

University of New Mexico School of Law

Professor, Albuquerque, N.M. The Clinical Law Program at the University of New Mexico School of Law invites applications for a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position in its Southwest Indian Law Clinic (SILC) beginning in Fall 2020. Academic rank and salary depend on experience and qualifications. Minimum qualifications include a J.D. or equivalent; 3-5 years of practice experience; and licensed to practice in any jurisdiction. Preferred qualifications include experience in clinical or legal teaching; experience connecting with tribal communities, individuals, and entities; training and experience in supervising; demonstrated or the promise of excellence in practicing federal Indian law or tribal law; academic scholarship; and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, and working with broadly diverse communities.  Applications close on September 22, 2019. Please see the announcement for more information.

Professor, Albuquerque, N.M. The University of New Mexico School of Law invites applications for a full-time, tenured or tenured-track faculty position to teach in its Legal Analysis and Communication Program, starting in the Fall of 2020. Faculty in the program are responsible for teaching Elements of Legal Argumentation I & II, the law school’s required first-year legal writing sequence. ELA I & II focus on developing students’ skills in legal reading, research, analysis, and communication. The program’s faculty members typically teach two first-year sections of approximately 15-20 students each (or 30-40 students total). They also teach upper-level writing courses, and the successful candidate will be expected to help design and implement the program’s upper-level writing curriculum. At UNM, legal writing faculty serve on all law school committees (including serving as chairs of committees) and are eligible for summer research and teaching grants. The Legal Analysis and Communication Program is a director-led program that values close collaboration and quality teaching. Applications close on September 22, 2019. Please see the announcement for more information.

Professor, Albuquerque, N.M. The Clinical Law Program at the University of New Mexico School of Law invites applications for a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position in its Economic Justice Clinic (EJC) beginning Fall 2020. Academic rank and salary will depend on experience and qualifications. EJC works to reduce structural inequality and promote equitable economic development in low-income communities through direct representation of individuals and legal support for community-based organizing efforts in the areas of workers’ rights, housing, and grassroots entrepreneurship. This position involves teaching primarily in the clinical law program, with opportunities to teach elsewhere in the curriculum. Clinic faculty supervise students in all aspects of direct client representation and community-based projects, and teach clinical skills classes. For additional information, visit http://lawschool.unm.edu/clinic/sections/economic-justice-clinic.html.

Please see yesterday’s (August 8, 2019) Special Edition Job Announcements here.

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Friday Job Announcements

Any posts for an open Indian law or leadership job received prior to 12pm EST on Friday will appear in that week’s announcement, when the following information is sent to indigenous@law.msu.edu:

  1. In the email body, a typed brief description of the position which includes position title, location (city, state), main duties, and closing date;
  2. An attached PDF job announcement.

Please send all job announcements in this requested format.

Prairie Island Indian Community

Guardian ad Litem, Welch, M.N. The Prairie Island Indian Community (PIIC), a federally recognized Indian tribe, is seeking proposals from: attorneys, and non-attorneys who have received appropriate training as guardians ad litem, for minor children in CHIPS and CHINS proceedings, in private custody disputes and/or for elderly or disabled persons in Tribal or State Courts of Minnesota. Proposals should be sent via email deb.english@piic.org. If you have questions related to this request or to submitting a proposal, please contact: Deb English, Clerk of Court for the Prairie Island Mdewakanton Dakota Tribal Court, at 651-3854161.

Native American Disability Law Center

Advocate, Farmington, N.M. The Native American Disability Law Center (Law Center) is looking for qualified applicants for an Advocate position. The Law Center is a private non-profit organization that provides legal services to Native Americans with disabilities living on or near the Navajo and Hopi reservations. The Law Center is committed to ensuring that Native Americans with disabilities have access to justice and are empowered and equal members of their communities. Please see the job announcement for more information.

Development Director, Farmington, N.M. The Native American Disability Law Center is looking for an energetic and creative Development Director. The Law Center provides legal services to Native Americans with disabilities living on or near the Navajo, Hopi, and San Juan Southern Paiute reservations. Our offices are located in Farmington and Gallup, New Mexico; however, we serve a broad area around the Four Corners Region of Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico. The Development Director will be responsible for submitting up to eight annual grant applications, ensuring that periodic grant reports are submitted as required, and developing additional governmental and private funding streams. Applicants must have a demonstrable interest in issues facing individuals with disabilities. Past experience with writing successful grant applications and developing private donations is a plus. Please specify any experience working with Native American communities.  Please see the job announcement for more details.

Association of Village Council Presidents

Associate General Counsel, Bethel, Alaska. The AGC’s focus areas include contracts, human resources, risk management, and compliance. This position is available starting September 2, 2019 and will remain open until filled. Please see job description for more information.

Wisconsin Judicare

Indian Law Office Staff Attorney, Wasau, W.I. Wisconsin Judicare, Inc. is seeking a full-time staff attorney in its office located in Wausau, Wisconsin. WISCONSIN JUDICARE, INC. Wisconsin Judicare, Inc. (WJ) is a non-profit law firm funded by the Legal Services Corporation, the Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation, and other public and private sources. WJ provides civil legal services to low income persons in the northern 33 counties of Wisconsin, as well as the 11 Federally-recognized Indian tribes. Please find more information in the job announcement.

ACLU of South Dakota

Indigenous Justice Organizer, Rapid City, S.D. The ACLU of South Dakota seeks applicants for a full-time Indigenous Justice Organizer position, which will be located in its Rapid City, South Dakota office. The Indigenous Justice Organizer will work to implement a community outreach strategy to build scalable public education and advocacy programs, while incorporating organizing, coalition-building, leadership development, communication, and lobbying tactics. Please send cover letter and resume by email to HRJobsSD@aclu.org. Reference [ASD-91] in subject line. Please find more information on the website.

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians

Financial Adviser, Dowagiac, M.I. The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is a federally recognized Indian tribe (Band) with offices at 58620 Sink Road, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047.  The Band is seeking to engage an independent contractor with Registered Investment Adviser credentials to assist the Band in monitoring and evaluating the services provided by asset management and banking partners.  In addition assist in special projects that help the Band achieve its financial goals.  The firm/individual selected will not directly provide asset management services and/or banking services.

Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate

In-House Attorney, Agency Village, S.D. Under the administrative direction of the Tribal Chairman, the In-House Attorney provides practical and wide-ranging legal advice to the Executives, Tribal Council, departments, agencies, boards and committees and represents the Tribe in Tribal, State, and Federal Courts and hearings. Apply here. Position open until filled. Please see the job announcement for more information.

Nevada Legal Services

Indian Law Attorney, Reno N.V. Nevada Legal Services has an opening for a staff attorney within our Indian Law Program.  Nevada Legal Services is a statewide non-profit that provides free legal assistance to low income Nevadans. The Indian Law Program is based out of our Reno office and serves the 27 Native American tribes and colonies within the State of Nevada.  This position will be based out of our Elko office in order to serve the surrounding communities in eastern Nevada. The Program provides a wide range of services to both tribal members and tribal governments based upon the needs expressed by each community. In that capacity, the Program acts as public defender in a number of tribal jurisdictions and also serves as counsel to the Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada. The Program also conducts clinical programs for a variety of tribal courts.  Frequent travel throughout Nevada, including overnight stays, is required.
Required Qualifications:

  • Applicants should be licensed to practice in Nevada or in another state and eligible for admission pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 72.1.  Recent graduates awaiting results from the July bar examination will be considered, but continued employment will be contingent on passing the bar.
  • Experience with and knowledge of federal Indian law or tribal law preferred.
    Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team.
  • Ability to work with low-income clients from diverse backgrounds.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Paid sick and vacation time
  • Paid medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Salary DOE 46k – 64k
  • Full-time (34 hours per week)

Application Procedure:
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis but no later than August 31, 2019.  Please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to:  Human Resources, e-mail to rohara@nlslaw.net. Please reference “Indian Law Program” in your email.

Native American Rights Fund

Staff Attorney, Boulder, C.O. NARF is looking for an experienced attorney with excellent research, writing, and advocacy skills to assume a litigation docket. NARF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please job announcement for more information.

Division of Indian Affairs (Student Opportunity)

Extern, Washington D.C. The Department of the Interior’s Office of the Solicitor, Division of Indian Affairs, welcomes applications for the Spring 2020 internship program.  The Division of Indian Affairs provides legal counsel and representation to the Secretary of the Interior acting as federal trustee to American Indian tribes and their members. The division also provides legal advice to the Bureau of Indian Affairs concern­ing the administra­tion of Indian service programs. Please see the announcement for more details.

Quinault Indian Nation

Senior Assistant Attorney General Children and Elder Services, Taholah, W.A. This is an in-house counsel position responsible for providing the Quinault Nation’s children’s and elders’ programs with an array of legal services. In addition, the incumbent, as a staff attorney, works closely with the Quinault Family Services Department (QFS), the Quinault Child Support Services Program (CSSP), the Quinault Tribal Police Department (QPD) and other tribal departments to protect and enhance the welfare and safety of the tribal community. Please see the job announcement for more information.

Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians Tribal Court

Tribal Court Director, Shingle Springs, C.A. Under the direction of the Tribal Administrator and the Tribal Court Judge, the core responsibility of this position is the operational function of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians Tribal Court.  The Tribal Court Director is responsible for ensuring that all court operations, programs and services are operating effectively and efficiently.  The Tribal Court Director is responsible for managing court security, overseeing records management, and improving public access and information. The Tribal Court Director is responsible for the supervision of staff and consultants relating to operational functions, wellness court programs and legal assistance programs.  The Tribal Court Director’s duties include financial and budget oversight, strategic and operational planning, and information technology and communications management.  The Tribal Court Director is responsible for preparation of court budgets, and for identifying and applying for additional grant opportunities to ensure the long term success of the court system. The Director will serve as lead administrator working collaboratively with other key staff including the Judge, tribal attorney, clerk of court, probation officer, tribal services, tribal health, cultural department and tribal advocates. In addition, the Director will maintain and strengthen relationships and county court Judges and administrators. Position open until filled. Apply here.

California Native American Heritage Commission

Enforcement Attorney, Sacramento, C.A. The California Native American Heritage Commission is hiring an Enforcement Attorney to investigate and enforce all Native American cultural resources protection and access laws under the Commission’s authority. Located in West Sacramento, CA. Applications due August 2, 2019.

Pueblo of Laguna

Court Prosecutor, Laguna, N.M. Under administrative supervision of the Governor, presents/files criminal complaints and prosecutes individuals accused of violating ordinances of the Pueblo. Consistently applies the Pueblo’s Core Values in support of Workforce Excellence. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information. Please see the announcement for more information.

Associate Judge, Laguna, N.M. Under general direction of the Presiding Judge, adjudicates cases, prepares decisions, and carries out other functions of the judicial processes. Consistently applies the Pueblo’s Core Values in support of Workforce Excellence. Maintains confidentiality of privileged information. Applications close on August 1, 2019. Please see the announcement for more information.

Associate Prosecutor, Laguna, N.M. Under general administrative direction of the Court Prosecutor, presents/files criminal complaints and prosecutes individuals accused of violating criminal laws, including status offenses the Pueblo of Laguna laws, codes, and/or ordinances of the Pueblo. Consistently applies the Pueblo’s Core Values in support of Workforce Excellence. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.  Applications open until filled. Please see the announcement for more information.

See posts from Friday, July 19, 2019.

Friday Job Announcements

Any posts for an open Indian law or leadership job received prior to 12pm EST on Friday will appear in that week’s announcement, when the following information is sent to indigenous@law.msu.edu:

  1. In the email body, a typed brief description of the position which includes position title, location (city, state), main duties, and closing date;
  2. An attached PDF job announcement.

Please send all job announcements in this requested format.

Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation

Guardian ad Litem, Oakville, W.A. A Court appointed person trained to independently investigate and determine the needs of tribal children, youth and vulnerable adults who are subject to a court proceeding by either the Tribe’s social service program or family members.  Please see job announcement for more information. Applications close on July 8, 2019.

Criminal Public Defender, Oakville, W.A. The Public Defender is responsible for representing all persons alleged to have committed a violation of the Chehalis Tribe’s criminal code, its juvenile code or alleged to have committed acts of abuse or neglect pursuant to a tribal dependency proceeding. This representation shall extend from arraignment/initial hearing through appeal where appropriate. Please see job announcement for more information. Applications close on July 8, 2019.

Quinault Indian Nation

Senior Assistant Attorney General for Children and Elder Services, Taholah, W.A. This is an in-house counsel position responsible for providing the Quinault Nation’s children’s an elders’ program with an array of legal services. In addition, the incumbent works closely with the Quinault Family Services Department (QFS), the Quinault Child Support Services Program (SCCP), the Quinault Tribal Police Department (QPD), and other tribal departments to protect and enhance the welfare and safety of the tribal community. Applications open until filled.

Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation

Chief Judge, Ft. Duchesne, U.T. The Chief Judge for the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation is a full-time position with a minimum 32 work week, with the understanding that the employee may be required to work extended hours, including weekends/holidays. The successful applicant must be dependable, reliable, responsible, and able to fulfill obligations in a judicial manner. This is a tribally-funded position. The Chief Judge oversees the administration of the Judicial Branch. Complete description can be found on website. Please mail a completed Tribal Application Form, cover letter, and resume to: Ute Indian Tribe, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 190, Ft. Duchesne, UT 84026. Applications open until filled.

Seminole Tribe of Florida

Court Clerk I, Hollywood, F.L. The Tribal Court of the Seminole Tribe of Florida looking to fill a full-time Court Clerk I position. The Court Clerk I is responsible for assisting the Clerk of Court in the administration and day-to-day operations of the Tribal Court of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The individual will assist the general public in properly navigating the judicial system, and will answer general inquiries regarding judicial procedures, court appearances and trial dates. The individual will also assist in maintaining the files of all cases filed with the Seminole Tribal Court and in the preparation and maintenance of dockets for court sessions, as well as in the preparation and dissemination of court documents including summons, notices and subpoenas. The individual will need to relocate to the South Florida/Miami/Fort Lauderdale area.

High School Diploma or GED required. Associate’s Degree is preferred. Tribal preference applies. The position is opened until filled. For more information, please see the job description.

Court Clerk II, Hollywood, F.L. The Tribal Court of the Seminole Tribe of Florida looking to fill a full-time Court Clerk II position. This position is responsible for assisting the Clerk of Court in the administration and day-to-day operations of the Tribal Court and Tribal Appellate Court of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, including the oversight of satellite court offices. The individual will assist in maintaining the files of all cases filed with the Seminole Tribal Court and the preparation and maintenance of dockets for court sessions. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for the orientation and training of the Court Clerk I in the application of court policies, civil rules, appellate rules and court procedures. The individual will need to relocate to the South Florida/Miami/Fort Lauderdale area.  High School Diploma or GED required. Associate’s Degree is preferred. Tribal preference applies. The position is opened until filled. For more information, please see the job description.

Associate’s degree in Criminology, Business Administration, Public Administration or Paralegal is required. A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible clerical experience, (2) of which consist of direct experience working with legal documents in a court or legal setting, with experience utilizing court recording equipment and case management software is required. An equivalent combination of education/training and experience may be considered. Tribal preference applies. The position is opened until filled. For more information, please see the job description.

Intertribal Court of Southern California

Court Services Administrative Assistant, San Diego, C.A. The Intertribal Court of Southern California invites applications from qualified individuals interested in a Court Services Administrative Assistant position. Under the supervision of the Lead Tribal Court Clerk, this position has secondary responsibility for all court clerical duties. To apply, submit a cover letter and résumé to Joann Dixon at jdixon@sciljc.org. This position closes on June 30, 2019.

Nevada Legal Services

Indian Law Staff Attorney, Reno, N.V. Nevada Legal Services has an opening for a staff attorney within our Indian Law Program.  Nevada Legal Services is a statewide non-profit that provides free legal assistance to low income Nevadans. The Indian Law Program is based out of our Reno office and serves the 27 Native American tribes and colonies within the State of Nevada.  This position will be based out of our Reno office or Elko office in order to serve the surrounding communities in eastern Nevada. Please see the job announcement for more information.

Kanji & Katzen, P.L.L.C.

Office Administrator/Legal Assistant, Seattle W.A. Kanji & Katzen, P.L.L.C. seeks an experienced and motivated candidate for an Office Administrator/Legal Assistant opening in Seattle, Washington who will assist in the operations of the firm, support attorneys with case work, and complete day-to-day bookkeeping tasks. The closing date to apply is July 5, 2019.

Lower Sioux Indian Community

Assistant General Counsel II, Morton, M.N. The Assistant General Counsel II will have primary responsibility for representing the Community’s Social Services Department in child protection, Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), adult guardianship and other matters in the Community’s Tribal Court and other courts as needed. In addition to the work in Social Services, the Assistant General Counsel assists in other Legal Department matters including but not limited to the following: contracts, tribal governance, ordinance drafting and revision, and other duties as assigned by the General Counsel. Compensation commensurate with experience. Please see the job announcement for more information.

Judicial Law Clerk, Morton, M.N. With one-time funding from the Office of Justice Services, the LSIC is hiring a Judicial Law Clerk to assist with Tribal Court policies, procedures, forms and use the court case management software. This is temporary contract position, an average of 20 hours per week, at $40.00 an hour for 50 weeks. Please see the job announcement for more information.

Mescalero Apache Tribe

Director of Human Resources, Mescalero, N.M. Oversees the operational, administrative and strategic management of the Tribe’s Human Resource Department. A full position description will be provided upon request. Submit letter of interest and resume to Diana White-Messing, Chief Financial Officer at dwhite-messing@mescaleroapachetribe.com. Applications open until filled.

Blackfeet Tribe

In-House Attorney, Browning, M.T. The Blackfeet Tribe is seeking a full time in-house attorney to represent the Tribe in administrative and civil litigation proceedings in federal, state and tribal forums. The staff attorney will primary be responsible for general litigation matters, employment relations, legislative advocacy, and assisting tribal programs.  It is preferred that an applicant have at least five (5) years experience in the practice of law.  The applicant must be licensed in the State of Montana and produce a Certificate of Good Standing with the Montana State Bar. The applicant should have demonstrated interest and knowledge of federal Indian Law, administrative law, and trial advocacy.  The position requires personal integrity and the ability to produce timely and accurate written work.  Salary will be negotiable.  Applicant must submit to a criminal background check and pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Please send a resume, three (3) references and a short writing sample to Blackfeet Legal Department, P. O. Box 849, Browning MT 5941, (406)338-7777 or email to blackfeetlegal@gmail.com. If you have questions or need further information, please contact the Blackfeet Legal Department at (406) 338-7777.

Colorado River Indian Tribes

Deputy Attorney General-Criminal Prosecution, Parker, A.Z The Deputy Attorney General works with Tribal Council and all Tribal Departments and Enterprises, under the supervision of the Attorney General and will Work closely with tribal, federal and local law enforcement and other agencies to develop potential criminal cases for prosecution. Any other pertinent details such as links to application: Application is attached, however if it’s unable to be included in the posting, the application can be found at  http://crit-nsn.gov/crit_contents/notices/  and submitted to crithr@crit-nsn.gov. Applications close on July 15, 2019.

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe

General Counsel, Sault Ste. Marie, M.I. The General Counsel works under the primary supervision and direction of the Tribal Board to provide legal advice and representation to the Board and to the various governmental programs, departments, and enterprises of the Tribe. The General Counsel also provides legal services to the Tribal government’s Executive Director for operational direction consistent with the laws, budgets and policy directives enacted by the Tribal Board of Directors. The position entails performing a broad range of legal work for all departments and divisions of the Tribal government, as well as, appearing in Courts of the Tribal Court, Michigan State Courts and federal courts on behalf of the Tribe as authorized and directed. Please see the job announcement for more information.

See posts from June 14, 2019.

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Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians

General Counsel, Watersmeet, M.I. Under the direction of the Tribal Council to the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians (“LVD” or “Tribe”), the General Counsel provides legal services and representation to the Tribe, its agencies, and its enterprises in all areas of law.  Frequent travel is required. Please apply online at www.northernwaterscasino.com
and submit resume to hr@lvdcasino.com. Please see the job announcement for more information.

Prosecuting Attorney, Watersmeet, M.I. Under the administrative supervision of the Tribal Council of the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians (“LVD” or “Tribe”), the Prosecuting Attorney provides criminal and civil law enforcement services to the LVD community, presents child protection matters in LVD Tribal Court. The Prosecuting Attorney will perform the duties and responsibilities of the position in a manner that is consistent with applicable ethical standards and assuring that justice is upheld according to the laws of the Tribe. Occasional travel within and outside Michigan will be required. Please apply online at www.northernwaterscasino.com
and submit resume to hr@lvdcasino.com. Please see the job announcement for more information.

Snoqualmie Tribe

Staff Attorney, Snoqualmie, W.A. The Tribe seeks to add a third, full-time, salaried attorney to its in-house Legal Department, which currently consists of two attorneys and a paralegal.  Our ideal candidate for this position would be an attorney experienced in representing tribes in the areas of real estate law, environmental law, and/or health law, although other areas of expertise may be considered as well. Please see the website for more information.

Prosecutor, Snoqualmie, W.A. The Tribe also seeks proposals from individual attorneys and law firms interested in serving as the Tribe’s Prosecutor on a part-time, contractual basis, for a 3-year term.  The Prosecutor will handle criminal cases, Indian Child Welfare cases, and certain other civil matters in the Snoqualmie Tribal Court. Please see the job announcement for more information.

Yavapai-Apache Nation

Chief Judge, Camp Verde, A.Z. The Yavapai-Apache Nation is seeking applicants for Chief Judge to preside over hearings in the Yavapai-Apache Tribal Court. Applications close on July 27, 2018. Please see the announcement for more information.

Cowlitz Indian Tribe

Staff Attorney, Longview, W.A. The Staff Attorney will work in the Cowlitz Legal Department and is responsible for preparing and analyzing contracts, legal documents, Tribal Constitution, Codes, and Ordinances. The Staff Attorney will be the Prosecutor for Cowlitz Tribal Court in criminal and civil actions for Tribal issues on the Cowlitz Indian Reservation areas including trust and non-trust Tribal lands and as a presenting officer in Tribal Court and State Court. The Staff Attorney will also Assist the General Counsel with issues and activities concerning Tribal legal rights, obligations, and privileges. The Staff Attorney report directly to the Tribe’s General Counsel.

National Indian Child Welfare Association

Deputy Director, Portland, O.R. The deputy director of the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) has overall responsibility for the management and control of all aspects of the operations department. Reporting to the executive director, the deputy director builds and maintains organizational infrastructure to support NICWA’s work and is charged with day-to-day management of finance, facilities, information technology, human resources, and events and training functions. S/he participates in the development and enforcement of organizational policies and procedures to maintain the positive health of the organization. Please see the announcement for more information.

Indian Resource Law Center

Assistant for Program and Administration, Washington, D.C. The Assistant for Program and Administration will coordinate communication with the Center’s main office in Helena, Montana, and will assist and support the Washington office director and attorneys in program work, including policy research and analysis, advocacy, organizing, and coalition building, and in office management, including calendaring, communications, database administration, fund raising, and event planning. Please see the announcement for more information.

The Hopi Tribe

Senior Associate Trial Judge, Kykotsmovi, A.Z. The Hopi Tribe is seeking a Senior Associate Trial Judge to preside over tribal court hearings and conduct other duties. Please see the job announcement for more information. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Human Resources, faxed to (928) 734-6611, or e-mailed to HumanResources@hopi.nsn.us. Applications may also be mailed to: The Hopi Tribe, Human Resources, PO Box 123, Kykotsmovi, Arizona 86039.

Deputy Executive Director, Kykotsmovi, A.Z. The Hopi Tribe is seeking a Deputy Executive Director to assist the Executive Director in Tribal Administration. Please see the job announcement for more information. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Human Resources, faxed to (928) 734-6611, or e-mailed to HumanResources@hopi.nsn.us. Applications may also be mailed to: The Hopi Tribe, Human Resources, PO Box 123, Kykotsmovi, Arizona 86039.

ACLU of Montana

Communications Director, Missoula, M.T. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Montana seeks a Communications Director to lead its Communications Department. This is an opportunity for a visionary professional to build on the success of the premier civil liberties and civil rights organization in Montana. Application review will start July 12, 2018. Please see the website  for more information.

Last week’s postings: June 29, 2018.

 

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Spirit Lake Tribe

Prosecutor, Fort Totten, N.D. The Spirit Lake Nation is hiring a Prosecutor to perform all phases of criminal prosecution of offenses committed in violation of the Spirit Lake Tribe Criminal Code within the jurisdiction of the Spirit Lake Tribe. The Prosecutor will be responsible for present and prosecuting all criminal complaints in tribal court, along with other duties as prescribed. A J.D. from an accredited degree and state bar membership are required. Please see the job announcement, or visit the website, for more information about the job and how to apply.

Zuni Pueblo

Attorney, Zuni, N.M. The Zuni Pueblo is seeking a part-time prosecutor with three years or more trial experience and qualifications sufficient to be admitted to practice before the Zuni Tribal Court in Zuni, New Mexico. Email letter of interest and resume to dfc@catchlaw.com.

New Mexico Court of Appeals Staff Attorney

THE NEW MEXICO COURT OF APPEALS is seeking applications for a full-time Associate Staff Attorney position. The position will be located in Albuquerque. Regardless of experien­ce, the beginning salary is limited to $66,000, plus generous fringe benefits. New Mexico Bar admission as well as three years of practice or post-law-school judicial clerkship experience is required. The position entails management of a heavy caseload of appeals covering all areas of law considered by the Court. Extensive legal re­search and writing is required; the work atmos­phere is congenial yet intellectually demanding. Interested applicants should submit a completed New Mexico Judicial Branch Application for Employment, along with a letter of interest, resume, law school transcript, and short writing sample of no more than 5 pages to Paul Fyfe, Chief Staff Attorney, P.O. Box 2008, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2018. The materials may also be submitted by email to coapgf@nmcourts. gov. To obtain the application please call 827- 4875 or visit www.nmcourts.com and click on “Job Opportunities.” The New Mexico Judicial Branch is an equal opportunity employer.

DNA People’s Legal Services

Staff Attorney, Flagstaff, A.Z. and Farmington, N.M. DNA People’s Legal Services is seeking a Staff Attorney to represent clients in court or before government agencies, prepare and draft legal documents, advise clients on business and legal transactions, negotiate settlements for legal disputes, comply with all legal standards and regulations, perform administrative and management functions related to the practice of law. J.D. and bar membership required. Starting salary is $37,500. Please see the announcement for more information.

Public Defender Managing Attorney, Keams Canyon, A.Z. DNA-PEOPLE’S LEGAL SERVICES (DNA), a non-profit legal services program, is accepting applications for a Public Defender Managing Attorney position in our Hopi Public Defenders office, Keams Canyon, Arizona. The Hopi Public Defenders office serves the Hopi Indian Reservation in Arizona. J.D. and bar membership required. Please see the announcement for more information.

Finance Director, Window Rock, A.Z. The Director of Finance is a full-time position that provides overall financial management and analysis for DNA. The position will oversee annual budget of $4 Million and review all financial transactions; perform complex budgeting and accounting functions, conduct financial, statistical and analytical studies and projections; prepare financial reports for management, the board and others; oversee all DNA law offices budgets in the preparation for and execution of the annual audit, tax and other regulatory filings; periodically consult with the program team on financial reports of grantees; and ensure that DNA adheres to the best, most reliable and most transparent financial policies and procedures.

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Indians (Employment Application)

Deputy Solicitor General, Onamia, M.N. The Deputy Solicitor General performs legal work involving interpreting laws and regulations; preparing legal opinions, briefs, and other legal documents; rendering legal advice and counsel; consulting with trial attorneys; assisting in preparing cases for trial; drafting bills for legislative consideration; and assisting the Solicitor General in managing the affairs and duties of the function of Solicitor General. A J.D. and bar membership are required. Please see the announcement for more details.

Senior Deputy Solicitor General, Onamia, M.N. The Senior Deputy Solicitor General performs legal work involving interpreting laws and regulations; preparing legal opinions, briefs, and other legal documents; rendering legal advice and counsel; consulting with trial attorneys; assisting in preparing cases for trial; drafting bills for legislative consideration; and assisting the Solicitor General in managing the affairs and duties of the function of Solicitor General. A J.D. and bar membership are required. Please see the announcement for more details.

Tonkawa Tribal Committee

Substance Abuse Program Director, Tonkawa, O.K. The Substance Abuse Program (SAP) Director is in charge of managing and operating the Substance Abuse Program with services including, but are not limited to, assessment, treatment planning, individual and group therapy for clients and their families, educational presentations, and therapeutic interventions. Please see the job announcement for more information.

MSPI Coordinator/Counselor, Tonkawa, O.K. The Meth and Suicide Prevention (MSPI) Director is in charge of managing and operating the MSPI Program, establishing and maintaining the Tribal MSPI Program, and provides methamphetamine and suicide prevention services to the youth and young adults. Please see the job announcement for more information.

MSPI Assistant, Tonkawa, O.K. The Meth and Suicide Prevention (MSPI) Assistant provides culturally sensitive services to Native Youth and young adults under the age of 25. The MSPI Assistant will support young people, work with them and their families, help them build healthy connections, and provide activities that will help prevent methamphetamine use and suicides. Subject to evening and weekend assignments. Please see the job announcement for more information.

Tohono O’odham Nation

Legal Assistant, Office of Attorney General, Sells, A.Z. The Tohono O’odham Office of Attorney General is hiring one (1) Legal Assistant.  The Office of Attorney General represents the interests of the Tohono O’odham Nation in tribal, state, and federal venues.  The Legal Assistant will assist attorneys in all aspects of tribal governance with an emphasis on Child Welfare cases. Salary is $35,004 to $43,715 DOE. Please see the announcement for more information.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

District Court Judge, Mashpee, M.A. This position is a per diem position.   A District Court Judge shall be appointed for a term of (5) five years.  A District Court Judge shall have the duty and power to conduct all court proceedings, and issue all orders and papers incident thereto, in order to administer justice in all matters within the jurisdiction of the Court. Please see the announcement for more information.

Last week’s postings: May 18, 2018.

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Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

Associate Judge, Nespelem, W.A. The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation is looking for an Associate Judge to preside over criminal, civil, juvenile, and administrative proceedings. Minimum requirements include a J.D. and previous judicial experience. The job pays approximately $37.26-$64.08 per hour, depending on experience. Please see the announcement for more information. Position open until filled.

Managing Attorney, Office of the Reservation Attorney, Nespelem, W.A. The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation is looking for a Managing Attorney to manage to assure the work of all attorneys in the ORA is quality work. The Managing Attorney will be responsible for holding all ORA attorneys to the highest ethical and professional standards. This job pays approximately $56.39-$74.33, depending on experience. Please see the announcement for more information. Position open until filled.

Tohono O’odham Nation

Assistant Legislative Attorney, Sells, A.Z. Under the direction of the Legislative Attorney, provides legal advice and representation to the Legislative Council and standing committees on a wide range of issues affecting the Tohono O’ogham Nation; works with tribal, federal and state officials as well as national- and state-level tribal advocacy groups, other tribes, private individuals and entities; maintains confidentiality of all privileged information. This position pays $85,983-$144,415, depending on experience. Please see the job announcement for more information. Position open until filled.

Nez Perce Tribe

The Nez Perce Tribe (Tribe) Environmental Restoration and Waste Management (ERWM) program is recruiting for:  HANFORD PROJECT LEGAL POLICY ANALYST HR-18-107  Located at Lapwai, ID.  The ERWM programs’ role is to protect the Tribe’s treaty-reserved right at the Hanford Site in the state of Washington, regulate air quality on the Tribe’s Reservation in the state of Idaho, and oversee emergency response planning on the Reservation. The ideal candidate will be a team player; will have sound judgement, accompanied by excellent research, writing, and communications skills; the ability to analyze complex factual, legal, and policy issues; the ability to delve deeply into environmental strategies and projects related to the Tribe’s interests at the Hanford Site; and the ability to respond to a wide array of environmental issues that require prompt and accurate analysis.

The Tribe offers an attractive compensation package, including: medical and life insurance, a matching 401 (k) contribution, and a generous leave policy. The successful candidate will be working with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA).  However, the Program will provide training and professional development opportunities for the successful candidate in these areas.  Experience working on behalf of Indian tribes or other governments is preferred.  Requires a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. Applicants must also pass a criminal background check with no criminal convictions, hold membership in good standing with a state bar, have a minimum of one (1) year of legal practice experience, and have a positive work history.   To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, 5-10 page writing sample, and three (3) letters of references along with your Nez Perce Tribe application to: HANFORD PROJECT LEGAL POLICY ANALYST HR-18-107, P.O. Box 365, Lapwai, ID 83540, by 4:30 pm 5/28/18 (208) 843-7332  Tribal preference applies. The Nez Perce Tribe is a drug free work environment, pre-employment drug testing required.   Must provide a current motor vehicle report from the state(s) where you have been licensed to drive within the last three (3) years. Class description available from the Tribe’s Human Resources Department.   INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKETS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.  www.nezperce.org

Nebraska Indian Child Welfare Coalition

Executive Director, Lincoln, N.E. The Nebraska Indian Child Welfare Coalition is looking for an Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for the leadership and management of the organization. Through effective collaboration with the Board of Directors, Nebraska Tribes and partners, the Executive Director is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating a coordinated program plan; securing resources to support the plan; and growing the organization. With the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for NICWC’s operations and personnel. This position pays $60,000 a year. Please see the announcement for more information.

Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation

Summer Law Clerk, Pendleton, O.R. The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation is seeking a Summer Law Clerk for Summer 2018 to conduct legal research and writing work. This position pays $14-$21 per hour. Please see the job announcement for more details.

Ho-Chunk Nation

Tribal Attorney, W.I. The Ho-Chunk Nation is seeking a Tribal Attorney to perform a variety of legal work representing the Nation, including representing its departments, boards, and commissions. The Tribal Attorney will prepare pleadings and attend hearings on behalf of the Nation. Please see the announcement for more information.

Department of Justice

Assistant United States Attorney, Grand Rapids, M.I. The district is soliciting applications for a Criminal Division Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) position in the Grand Rapids, Michigan office. Candidates should be capable of handling the prosecution of all manner of federal crimes, including in particular drug, firearm and immigration offenses, as well as the pursuit of asset forfeiture claims. Western District of Michigan Criminal Division AUSAs are responsible for substantial legal research and writing at the trial and appellate levels as well as on collateral review. Position pays $61,217-$143,639. Applications close on June 4, 2018.

Assistant United States Attorney, Minneapolis-St. Paul, M.N. Assistant U.S. Attorneys (AUSAs) in the Criminal Division prosecute federal criminal cases in the District. Criminal Division AUSAs advise federal law enforcement agents on criminal investigations, present criminal cases to the grand jury, try criminal cases before the United States District Court, and represent the United States in criminal appeals before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Candidates should be capable of handling a variety of significant and complex criminal prosecutions. Position pays $70,336-$164,100. Applications close on May 25, 2018.

Department of Interior

Supervisory Attorney-Adviser, Washington, D.C. The Division of Indian Affairs provides legal counsel and representation to the Secretary acting as federal trustee to American Indian tribes and their members. The division also provides legal advice to the Office of the Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Bureau of Indian Education concerning the administration of Indian services and programs. The Branch of Tribal Government Services handles legal issues relating to acknowledgement and federal recognition, education, jurisdiction, Native Hawaiian, international, hunting and fishing, Indian Child Welfare Act, Johnson O’Malley Act, tribal government disputes, tribal constitutions, tribal ordinances, and Section 17 Corporations.

The incumbent exercises a broad range of supervisory responsibilities over assigned employees. Supervision exercised includes planning and scheduling work; allocating personnel to projects; defining work assignments; providing instructions and guidance; reviewing, accepting, amending, or rejecting work performed, and evaluating assigned employees.

The incumbent reviews and prepares litigation reports, oversees discovery, drafts pleadings and reviews Department of Justice filings in judicial litigation on matters within assigned areas of responsibility arising out of the various programs and activities listed above for the above referenced agencies. In addition, the incumbent provides key advice to executive-level management officials within the bureaus and agencies at the national or regional level. Applications close on May 21, 2018.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Court

Assistant Tribal Prosecutor, Fort Yates, N.D. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is soliciting applications for employment, as an independent contract employee, for an Assistant Tribal Prosecutor for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Court. This is a full time position.  The number of hours, days of employment and compensation are all negotiable. The terms of employment will be determined by the agreement of the parties. The contract shall be compensated on an hourly basis. Employment beyond one year will be contingent upon funding. Please see the announcement for more information.

Last week’s postings: May 11, 2018

 

 

 

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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (Repost)

Assistant Tribal Attorney, Baraga, M.I. The Keweeenaw Bay Indian Community is seeking an Assistant Tribal Attorney to assist the Prosecutor and perform general in-house duties as needed, along with other legal duties. Position is open until filled. Please see the announcement for more information and how to apply.

Earthjustice

Associate Attorney, Bozeman, M.T. The Northern Rockies office of Earthjustice has an opening for an Associate Attorney to begin work no later than the summer of 2018. The associate attorney would joint Earthjustice’s team in:

  • protecting and preserving the iconic wildlife species and wild lands encompassing Yellowstone and Glacier national parks;
  • combating global warming by challenging coal mining and coal-fired power plants, encouraging development of renewable energy sources, and responding to a natural gas development boom in the region; and
  • supporting Earthjustice’s work on behalf of Native American interests and issues of Indian Law, including work to restore wild bison to tribal lands; to oppose oil and gas exploration on public national forest lands of extreme cultural and spiritual importance to the Blackfeet people; and to halt a state proposal to open a massive new coal mine on lands significant to the Northern Cheyenne in southeast Montana.

For more information, please visit the website.

Seneca Gaming Authority

Chief Counsel, Niagra Falls, N.Y. Under limited supervision of the SGA Chairperson, responsible for directing, managing, and monitoring all legal services for SGA to ensure maximum protection of its legal rights and to maintain its operations within the limits prescribed by law. Provides strategic guidance, consultation, and support to senior management and the Commission on a comprehensive range of legal and associated issues involved in implementing the strategic mission, goals and objectives of SGA and all entities in accordance with applicable tribal, state, and federal gaming regulations. Maintains strict confidentiality of privileged information. Pay Negotiable with great benefits. Please see the job announcement for more information.

Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians

Executive Director, Arlington, W.A. The Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians is seeking a skilled, seasoned and people-first administrator for the position of Executive Director. The position is located in Arlington, Washington in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Under the direction of the Stillaguamish Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) is responsible for articulating the policies and strategic vision of the Board to the Tribe’s organizational components. The ED and the Chief Operating Officer (COO) have authority and responsibility to implement the legislative actions and annual budgets as approved and directed by the Board of Directors, and the ED will represent the Tribe with external partners and stakeholders in local, state and federal sectors. Position close date is May 23, 2018. The full job announcement can be found at this link: http://www.stillaguamish.com/ceo.asp

Yakama Nation

Attorney II, Office of the Public Defender, Toppenish, W.A. Since Retrocession with increased caseloads, Tribal Council has increased the staffing in our program.  We currently have two (2) full-time attorneys and a .6FTE part-time attorney position open.  Our attorneys are assigned to represent Tribal members in criminal, dependency, juvenile, and some civil matters in both Tribal Courts and outside jurisdictions.  Starting salary is $33.37 per hour with excellent benefits.  The Yakama Nation application process is on the website – and please contact Bevra Jacobson if you have questions the requirements for application.

Legal Aid Services of Oregon

Native American Program Director, Native American Program (NAPOLS), Portland, O.R. LASO is a non-profit organization that represents low-income clients in civil cases. LASO’s eight regional offices serve the general low-income population throughout the state and two specialized statewide programs provide services to farmworkers and representation on Native American issues. LASO is an effective, high-quality legal services program committed to advocacy strategies that will have a demonstrable effect on community problems. NAPOLS assists income-eligible Indian tribes, Native organizations, and individual tribal members, including with cases related to tribal sovereignty and self-governance, estate planning and trust resources, access to benefits, expungement of criminal records, and tribal court cases. NAPOLS also offers community education on a wide range of legal issues. NAPOLS is currently staffed by a Program Director, two staff attorneys, and a paralegal.

Leger Law & Strategy, LLC

Associate Attorney, Santa Fe, N.M. Leger Law & Strategy, LLC, based in Santa Fe, seeks a full-time associate attorney.  Applicants must have excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and a clerkship or minimum of 2-3 years legal experience. Indian law experience is preferred, but will consider dynamic lawyers with transferable skills. Leger Law & Strategy provides general counsel* representation to Indian tribes and tribal businesses, and represents non-profit and other organizations on social justice issues. *(Transactional, litigation and governance matters). We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a retirement plan.

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) a list of references, and (5) a law school transcript by email to sue@legerlawandstrategy.com. No telephone calls please.

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Grant Coordinator, Durant, O.K. The Grant Coordinator interacts with program and administrative staff to provide guidance and support in the identification and development of grants and post-award grant management in order to enhance successful implementation and compliance. For more information, please visit the website.

Galanda Broadman

Administrative-Litigation Assistant. Galanda Broadman, PLLC, an Indian Country Law Firm with offices in Seattle and Yakima, Washington, and Bend, Oregon, seeks to add an administrative/litigation assistant to its growing tribal practice to its Seattle office.

Galanda Broadman is an American Indian owned firm dedicated to advancing tribal and tribal citizen legal rights, and Indian business interests.  The firm represents tribal governments, businesses and citizens in critical litigation, business and regulatory matters, especially in the areas of Indian Treaty rights, tribal sovereignty, land rights, cultural property protection, taxation, commerce, gaming, serious/catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, disenrollment defense, and indigenous human/civil rights.

The firm seeks a part-time law or pre-law student who is deeply interested in advocating for Indian interests, and who is bright, skilled, has excellent attention to detail, and is able to work on multiple projects simultaneously to completion. Tremendous work ethic and verbal, writing, and research skills are required.  Needed during morning hours, for a total of 10 to 20 hours per week. Please see the announcement for more information.

Pueblo of Sandia

Paralegal, Albuquerque, N.M. The Pueblo of Sandia offers an opportunity for an experienced, detail-oriented Paralegal to join the General Counsel Office. Prior experience with Tribal governments and Indian law is preferred. Under the general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, the successful candidate will perform a variety of paralegal duties to assist the In-House General Counsel in providing a diverse range of legal services to the Pueblo and its commercial enterprises. Please see Sandia Resort & Casino’s website for a detailed description of the job duties and qualifications @ sandiacasino.com/careers.

Other Postings: Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians RFP for Contractual Core Routines Trainer/Consultant for duration of Adult Healing to Wellness Court Grant.

Last week’s post: May 4, 2018.

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Legal Services of Oregon

Program Director, Native American Program (NAPOLS), Portland, O.R. NAPOLS assists income-eligible Indian tribes, Native organizations, and individual tribal members, including with cases related to tribal sovereignty and self-governance, estate planning and trust resources, access to benefits, expungement of criminal records, and tribal court cases. NAPOLS also offers community education on a wide range of legal issues. NAPOLS is currently staffed by a Program Director, two staff attorneys, and a paralegal. The Program Director is responsible for the overall success of NAPOLS. The Director’s management responsibilities include but are not limited to guiding the professional development of attorneys and support staff; managing law office systems; contract administration; and representing NAPOLS in the greater community. The Director also maintains a client caseload providing the highest quality legal services to eligible Indian tribes and individuals.

Qualifications include a proven interest in and commitment to working in Indian Country; expertise in federal, tribal, and state laws impacting tribes and tribal members; excellent legal and communication skills; ability to communicate and work with Indian people and Tribal governments. Position requires current Oregon State Bar membership or eligibility for admission by reciprocity. Regular travel throughout Oregon, including some overnight travel, is required. For more information and application instructions, please see the job announcement at https://lasoregon.org/employment.

Crow Tribe of Indians

Legislative Attorney, Crow Agency, M.T. The Crow Tribal Legislature is seeking proposals for an attorney position. Interested applicants must provide a written proposal, which includes: (1) resume, (2) letter of interest, and (3) description of expected compensation and available time commitment, along with an indication of whether there is any preference by the applicant to work on a contract basis or as a member of staff. The Crow Tribe is looking to fill this position as soon as possible. Please see the announcement, or call (406) 638-2023, for more information.

Last week’s post: April 6, 2018.

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

Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians

Student Internships, Petoskey and Harbor Springs, M.I. The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians (LTBB) Tribal Court is seeking two clerks, one paid position and one position funded through your school or other external source.  The Tribal Court is looking for applications from students interested in working on a huge variety of legal issues. No prior Indian law classes are required, but strong legal research and writing skills are necessary. Please email cover letters and resumes to Joetta Gasco at jgasco@ltbbodawa-nsn.gov and state your GPA in your cover letter.  We will request transcripts and writing samples for people we are interested in interviewing.

Sonosky Chambers

Summer Associates, Washington D.C. Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson, & Perry LLP is a national law firm dedicated to representing Native American interests in a wide range of endeavors – including trial and appellate litigation, federal Indian law, tribal law, Indian self-determination and self-governance matters, transportation and infrastructure, natural resources, and economic development, among others. We are currently recruiting incoming 2L students for 2019 summer associate positions.  If you know of students who may be interested, please pass this note along to them.  Interested applicants should send the following to William Stephens, Partner at wstephens@sonosky.com (please also copy kwray@sonosky.com):

·         Cover letter;
·         Resume;
·         Transcript; and
·         Writing sample (a writing sample relevant to our practice area is preferred, but not necessary).

Interested applicants should send this information no later than August 31, 2018.  More detail about the firm is available at www.sonosky.com.

Office of the Solicitor

Associate Solicitor, Washington D.C. The Associate Solicitor for General Law provides executive leadership over three programs within the Division; (1) The Branch of Acquisitions and Intellectual Property, responsible for legal matters related to the Interior acquisition and procurement functions and related litigation; (2) The Branch of General Legal Services, responsible for legal matters and litigation related to budget, financial management, legal ethics, FOIA, records management, electronic data management, partnerships, the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Privacy Act, rule making, administrative law matters, internal delegations of authority, departmental law enforcement policies, insular areas, and all other related and general matters not specifically the responsibility of any other branch or division; and, (3) Employment and Labor Law Unit, responsible for formulating and setting legal policy and standards of practice in employment and labor law. The Division provides legal assistance and counsel to the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget, to the Endangered Species Committee and manages the Department’s FOIA and Privacy Act appeals program. Applications close on May 3, 2018.

Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians

Domestic Violence Civil Legal Aid Attorneys, Arlington, W.A. The Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians requests proposals to provide domestic violence civil legal services for domestic violence victims for a term of one year commencing on approval of a professional services agreement by the Stillaguamish Tribe’s Board of Directors. This Request for Proposals (RFP) seeks responses from both private law firms and public agencies. The Tribe seeks Domestic Violence Civil Legal Aid Attorneys (“DV Attorney”) to provide full representation to domestic violence victims to seek a Domestic Violence Protection Order (“DVPO”) within the jurisdiction of the Stillaguamish Tribal Court. The DV Attorney will also provide full representation to a domestic violence victim who has petitioned the court for a DVPO in modifying parenting plans in the Stillaguamish Tribal Court. The DV Attorney will provide advice and counsel to domestic violence victims, including coordinating services for victims, and assisting pro se litigants in the selection and completion of proper forms, communicating victim rights, and outlining legal options for domestic violence victims.

Michigan Indian Legal Services

Summer Legal Intern, Traverse City, M.I. Michigan Indian Legal Services (MILS), a statewide provider of free legal services to low income Indians and Indian tribes, seeks two summer legal interns/externs (Traverse City and Southwestern Michigan). MILS represents Indian individuals, families, tribes and organizations in cases that span the complete range of federal Indian law and tribal representation. MILS is an equal opportunity employer. Please send resume, references, cover letter, writing sample to:

James A. Keedy
Executive Director
Michigan Indian Legal Services
jkeedy@mils.org
814 S. Garfield Ave., Suite A
Traverse City, MI 49686

Kadiak LLC

Project Administrator, Anchorage, A.K. This is a full time position supporting Kadiak and our customer. We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, three weeks paid time off, and more. Work with project team in co-project management role to conduct Tribal Court Assessments for the identified Alaska villages on behalf of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The team will conduct 15 tribal court assessments in Alaska each year.

Department of Health and Human Services

General Attorney Advisor, San Francisco, C.A. The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at the Department of Health and Human Services is seeking an attorney to join its Region IX, San Francisco, CA office. Region IX provides comprehensive legal services to almost all components within HHS. OGC is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from a diverse pool of high-quality candidates. For additional information about OGC’s mission, please visit our website at:http://www.hhs.gov/ogc/index.html.

Penobscot Nation

Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court Consulting Services, Indian Island, M.E. This request for proposals (RFP) is to contract for consulting services to be provided to the Penobscot Nation, a federally recognized Indian tribe, located at Indian Island, Maine to assist in developing policies and procedures, guidelines, and a data collection system for its Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court.  Please see the announcement for more information on RFPs. Submissions close on May 4, 2018.

Frye & Kelly, P.C.

Attorney, Albuquerque, N.M. Frye & Kelly, P.C. is a boutique firm in Albuquerque, New Mexico that focuses on Indian law. We are seeking a seasoned attorney with three or more years’ experience in litigation, business development, and/or governmental law. The firm principally provides legal counsel and representation to Indian tribes, tribal business entities, and other tribal organizations, including schools and hospitals. The firm is an equal opportunity employer. A demonstrated history of providing high quality legal services and significant accomplishments is required. To apply, please submit: (1) a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, (2) a resumé, (3) three writing samples, (4) a list of three references, and (5) a law school transcript, to Office Manager, 10400 Academy Rd. NE, Suite 310, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87111. For additional information about the firm, please visit our website at http://www.fryelaw.us.

National Congress of American Indians

Policy Analyst, Washington D.C. NCAI has openings for Policy Analysts in the Washington, D.C. office. Reporting to the NCAI Director of Government Affairs, the Policy Analyst will support the policy and advocacy functions of NCAI and manage several  NCAI grants to advance the priorities of tribal governments. This is a salaried position offering competitive compensation and benefits, with salary based on experience. Applicants should send their resume, a brief writing sample, three references, and a cover letter to jobs@ncai.org.  Positions will be open until filled, with interviews occurring regularly to qualified, timely applicants.

Zuni Tribe

Associate Judge, Zuni, N.M. The Associate Judge is assigned primarily to the Children’s Court and assists the Chief Judge in performing judicial work of considerable and varying difficulty, including adjudication of cases and administration of the tribal courts (during the absence of the Chief Judge). Work is performed in a business like, efficient, economical, and ethical manner. Position is open until filled. See the job anouncement for more information.

Last week’s postings: March 30, 2018

Friday Job Announcements

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

The Tulalip Tribes of Washington

Paralegal, W.A. Provides support to attorneys. Under the direction of an attorney, the paralegal will resolve routine legal issues, complete substantive legal work that requires knowledge of legal concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Researches and analyzes law sources as requested and performs clerical duties as needed.

Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska

Court Investigator (RFP), Juneau, A.K. The Tlingit & Haida Tribal Court is soliciting contractual-service proposals for a Court Investigator(s) for cases involving children in the Tribal Court. The Tribal Court will contract with up to three (3) Court Investigators for a one (1) year contact with three (3) one-year Options for a maximum of four years.

Stockbridge-Munsee Community

Appellate Judicial Services (RFP), Bowler, W.I. The Stockbridge-Munsee Community, a federally-recognized Indian tribe, is seeking proposals from qualified firms or individuals to provide judicial services to the Stockbridge-Munsee Court of Appeals for three (3) open judicial positions on the Court of Appeals.  The successful bidder will be expected to participate on a panel of three (3) appellate court judges and preside over appeals of the Stockbridge-Munsee Community Tribal Court. Proposals are due no later than April 10, 2018 by 4:00pmCST.

Department of Justice

Assistant United States Attorney, Albuquerque, N.M. The Albuquerque Office has three vacancies in its Criminal Division. The mission of the office is to represent the Criminal and Civil interests of the United States. The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Mexico will enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States, provide Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime, seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior, and to administer and enforce the Nation’s laws to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans. Applications close on April 9, 2018.

Comanche Nation

Tribal Attorney (RFP), Lawton, O.K. The Comanche Nation is requesting proposals from qualified attorneys or law firms experienced in American Indian Law to provide competent, effective, and timely legal representation. Candidates must be licensed with the Oklahoma Bar Association. Please submit a resume and a proposal demonstrating the capacity and capability of the attorney or law firm to perform the work involved. Proposals must be submitted by April 16, 2018 by 5pm.

National Congress of American Indians

Staff AttorneyWashington D.C. NCAI has an opening for a Staff Attorney in the Washington, D.C. office. Subject areas may include (but are not limited to): tribal sovereignty, the federal trust responsibility, tribal lands, environment and natural resources, public safety, tribal justice systems, juvenile justice, federal agency consultation, taxation, economic development, and other issues of importance to Indian tribal governments. Applicants must have a JD degree and active bar membership, with eligibility for D.C. bar admission. This is a salaried position offering competitive compensation and benefits, with salary based on experience. Applicants should send their resume, a brief writing sample, three references, and a cover letter to Derrick Beetso at dbeetso@ncai.org. Deadline to apply is April 13, 2018.

Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation

Opioid Litigation Attorney (RFP), Toppenish, W.A. The Yakama Nation is requesting proposals for an attorney or firm who can represent the Nation in opioid-related litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors. Proposals are due April 6, 2018.

Public Defender, Toppenish, W.A. Due to an increased staffing, our office is seeking both a full-time and part-time attorney.  Our attorneys are tasked with representing individuals in many jurisdictions, including state, municipal, and tribal courts.  Both challenging and rewarding, our office works as a team in providing defense in criminal and civil matters.  The positions pay $33.37 per hour with excellent benefits.  Please contact Bevra Jacobson for any questions.

San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe

Tribal Court Judge (RFQ), Tuba City, A.Z. The San Juan Southern Paiute Tribal Court is accepting requests for qualifications for tribal judge. The Judge for the San Juan Southern Paiute Tribal Court is responsible for the fair and impartial administration of justice for all cases and controversies within the jurisdiction of the San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe. The Tribal Judge shall administer all cases and controversies arising in law or equity under the Constitution of the San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe, and may assign cases and other matters to lower courts of special jurisdiction, such as traditional dispute resolution, as the Tribal Council establishes in accordance with the Constitution. Responsibilities will also include establishing and overseeing the administrative operations of the Tribal Court and providing assistance and recommendations to the Tribe to seek out and secure funding to support Tribal Court operations. Additional duties and responsibilities may include the development of Tribal Court rules of procedure, Tribal ordinances and Tribal codes for approval by the Tribal Council.

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

Tribal Code Review and Revision (RFP), Cass Lake, M.N. The Leech Lake Tribal Court (LLTC) is engaged in a comprehensive review and update of the Tribes’ Code and Court Rules. The LLTC seeks to contract with a firm or attorney to assist in reviewing and editing the existing Child Welfare and Family Relations portions of the Leech Lake Code and the Leech Lake Rules of Court.  The Court is also seeking recommendations for revision and development of additional codes for the benefit of the Band.  Much of the drafting work can be completed remotely. However, the successful candidate will need to be available to travel to the Leech Lake Reservation in Minnesota as needed to meet with the judges, attorneys and other stakeholders throughout the drafting process. Proposals are due no later than April 20, 2018.

Grand Traverse Bay of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Tribe

Appellate Judge, Peshawbestown, M.I. The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Tribe serves notice to the Tribal Membership and licensed attorneys about a judicial vacancy on the Tribal Appellate Court.  The judicial vacancy on the Tribal Appellate Court may be filled by a Tribal Member or a licensed attorney for the balance of the unexpired six (6) term, due to end on September 30, 2020. Submissions due no later than April 12, 2018.

Last week’s post: March 30, 2018