Michigan Indian Legal Services 40th Anniversary Event

Information here.

Registration here.

October 13, 2015
(the evening prior to the Annual Meeting of the United Tribes of Michigan)

Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
6800 E Soaring Eagle Blvd
Mt Pleasant, Michigan

5:30 p.m. Strolling Dinner and Entertainment

MILS Fundraiser, January 25th

A Benefit for Michigan Indian Legal Services

Friday, January 25th 5:30pm-9:00pm

A benefit/fundraiser for MILS. Tickets are $50.00 per person and include 2 drinks and 1 raffle ticket. Doors open at 5:30p.m., welcome at 6:00p.m. followed by hors d’oeuvres. Tickets MUST be purchased in advance. For tickets contact MILS, any of their fantastic attorneys, or Angela Sherigan.

Sponsorship opportunities still available! Contact Angela Sherigan, 586-822-4220 for more information.

Judge Sherigan to Receive LSC Pro Bono Award

Judge Angela Sherigan, tribal judge for Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, was selected to receive the Pro Bono Award from Legal Services Corporation. The event will be held at U of M law school on Thursday, July 26 from 1:30-7:30 pm.

The nomination is here.

Michigan Indian Legal Services Winter 2011-2012 Newsletter



Interesting articles on Jay Treaty border crossings and right to counsel in tribal courts. Oh, and MSU ILPC alum Erin McCormick.

Michigan Indian Legal Services Staff Attorney Announcement

Michigan Indian Legal Services (MILS), a statewide provider of free legal services to low income Indians and Indian tribes, seeks a staff attorney for our office in scenic Traverse City, located along the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan.

MILS represents Indian individuals, families, tribes and organizations in cases involving federal Indian law, tribal court
representation and related matters.

MILS seeks an attorney with above average academic achievement, excellent oral and written communication skills and a commitment to providing high quality legal services for Indian people. The successful candidate must be licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan, be willing and able to travel, capable of assuming responsibility over a sophisticated, fascinating and rewarding caseload. Preferred applicants will have experience in the practice of Indian law and working in or with native or tribal communities.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience and includes a generous leave/benefit package. Information is available on public interest loan forgiveness programs.

MILS is an equal opportunity employer.

Send resume, writing sample and cover letter to:

James A. Keedy
Executive Director

814 S. Garfield Ave., Suite A
Traverse City, MI 49686