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.

Hopland Band of Pomo Indians

Chief Judge. Responsible for all judicial work and will preside over three (3) active Tribal Courts for the Northern California Intertribal Court System.

Falmouth Institute

Instructors, Self-Determination and Self-Governance. Are you looking to share your knowledge and expand your reputation in Indian Country? Falmouth Institute, the premier provider of culturally relevant education and information services for North American Indian tribes and organizations, is seeking adjunct faculty to teach 2-day courses on Understanding the Indian Self-Determination Act: Contracting and Compacting under P.L. 93-638 and Self-Governance: The Future of Compacting for Tribes. If you have a passion for teaching and in-depth knowledge of the practical application of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act,  including contractibility, declination, contract support cost negotiation, appeals and reporting requirements, write to basla.andolsun@falmouthinstitute.com to apply.

Maynes, Bradford, Shippe and Sheftel, LLP

Associate Attorney, Durango, C.O. The firm seeks an attorney with 2-5 years of experience to join our Indian law practice.  We offer an interesting and diverse practice, a competitive salary, and a collegial working environment.  Candidates with a Navajo bar license strongly preferred. Please email resume and writing sample to: ssingley@mbssllp.com

Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas

Staff Attorney, Eagle Pass, T.X. Work with Native American individuals, families, organizations and Tribal governments in all areas of Federal Indian Law, including but not limited to, advising on issues involving jurisdiction, estate planning, trust assets, tribal governance, employment, and the Indian Child Welfare Act. May represent clients in court or before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government.

Nisqually Indian Tribe

General Tribal Attorney, Olympia, W.A. Assist and advise the Nisqually Tribal Council, Legal Department Director, and tribal departments in the legal matters related to the management, affairs, and interests of the Tribe. Closes Sunday, October 15, 2017.

Department of Justice, U.S. Attorneys Office

Assistant U.S. Attorney(2), Pheonix, A.Z. AUSAs have the opportunity to represent the interests of the United States of America in the United States District Court of Arizona and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in performing this important public service, to exercise responsibility that is unparalleled in any other job that a litigator might undertake. AUSAs immediately undertake cases, many high profile, in any of several units within each division.  Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress. Closes 10/06/17.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Appellate Judge(2), Tuscon, A.Z. Appellate Justices are contractors and not tribal employees. The work is dependent upon the number of matters appealed from the trial court, and is not equivalent to full-time (40 hours per week). The Appellate Court convenes when necessary to hear oral arguments and issue opinions.

Other jobs posted this week:

RFP For CR Trainer/Consultant, Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa (9/27/17).

Previous Friday Job Announcements9/22/17

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.

DNA People Legal Services

Staff Attorney/Project Administrator, Fort Defiance, AZ. The NARF Criminal Grant ends September 30, 2017, due to the length of time left on the grant (5mos), this person will only be responsible for Quarterly Reporting. This person will be 80% Staff Attorney and 20% Project Administrator with additional pay. The deadline for submission is Friday, April 21, 2017.

Other vacancies, including Development Director, Staff Attorney at Farmington and Shiprock, Staff Attorney at Tuba City and Flagstaff, MLP Attorney at Tuba City, Americorps Member.

Squaxin Island Tribe

Staff Attorney, Olympia area, WA. The Legal Department advises and represents the Squaxin Island Tribe in federal, Tribal and state courts and in administrative proceedings. The work environment is collegial, collaborative and dynamic, and with an emphasis on creative problem-solving. We seek qualified individuals with top-notch skills. The position will remain open until filled, but first review of applications will occur after April 17, 2017.

Falmouth Institute

Adjunct Faculty, Fairfax, VA. Are you looking to share your knowledge and expand your reputation in Indian Country? Falmouth Institute, the premier provider of culturally relevant education and information services for North American Indian tribes and organizations, is seeking adjunct faculty to teach 2-day and 3-day courses in applied Indian law. Subjects include Employment Law; FLSA & FMLA; Family Law in Indian Country; Indian Land and the Law; Indian Self-Determination Act; Jurisdiction in Indian Country; Protecting Confidential Tribal Records; Rights of Way Over Indian Land; Self Governance; The Essentials of Indian Law;  Understanding the Federal Tort Claims Act for Tribal Organizations; Wills, Probate and Land Consolidation in Indian Country; and Zoning on Indian Land. Courses are held in Las Vegas, Albuquerque, and Seattle, as well as on-site for clients. If you have in-depth knowledge of Indian law and a passion for teaching others, write to basla.andolsun@falmouthinstitute.com to apply.