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.

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Tribal Court Solicitor. Provides legal review and advice to SRPMIC Court. Through legal expertise with Tribal laws, provides research for the Court, working to resolve legal issues as they arise. Ensures that applicable laws are followed so that tribal sovereignty is protect and enhanced. This position may be expected to work evenings and weekends as needed and is not subject to standard work schedule. The position will close on 9/16/2017.

Colorado River Indian Tribes

Deputy Attorney General (Civil) UPDATED 1/19/18. Provides legal representation to the Colorado River Indian Tribes, its Tribal Council, departments, and enterprises. The Office is a diverse and dynamic working environment.

Native American Disability Law Center

Attorney, Farmington or Gallup, N.M. Represents Native American children in state custody under the Indian Child Welfare Act. Also represents clients in administrative hearings, and tribal, state and federal court actions – with a focus on systemic change. Additionally, Attorneys work with tribal governments on legislation & policies effecting individuals with disabilities.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Assistant Attorney General. Tasked to provide non-partisan legal advice and act as in-house counsel for Tribal Council.  The Office of the Attorney General provides support to Tribal Council, Department Directors, Oversight Committees, and any other entities that Tribal Council shall authorize. For more information please contact Cecilia Damron or Ruben Valenzuela at (520) 883-5040.

Last Friday Job Announcement: 8/25/17

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.

Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Tribal Court Strategic Planning RFP. The consultant will engage with justice system partners in a data-informed planning process and will develop a written tribal court strategic plan that will guide the development of the Fond du Lac Tribal Court. To submit a proposal, send a proposal by e-mail to MiyahDanielson@fdlrez.com or by mail to Miyah Danielson, Executive Director for Tribal Programs, 1720 Big Lake Road, Cloquet, MN 55720. Proposals must be received by 4:30 p.m. central time on Friday, September 1, 2017.

Tribal Court Personal Representative Legal Services RFP. Provide legal representation to personal representatives in tribal court probate proceedings

Oglala Sioux Tribe

Notice is hereby given that the OGLALA SIOUX TRIBE is accepting applications for the positions of:

Administrative Law Judge
Attorney General
Prosecutor (3 positions)
Chief Judge
Ethics Committee (4 positions) & Alternate (2 position)
General Manager – Casino

All positions open until filled. Please call Oglala Sioux Tribe Secretary, Donna Solomon at (605) 867-8468 for further information.

Native American Disability Law Center

Attorney, Farmington or Gallup, N.M. The Law Center provides legal services to Native Americans with disabilities living on or near the Navajo & Hopi reservations.

National Council of Urban Indian Health

Director of Governmental Affairs, Washington D.C. The person in this role should have experience with Capitol Hill, public health, government affairs, grants, and the legislative process as well as a work history with Native American issues and a strong work ethic. This opportunity would be best for someone who has congressional experience and a passion for the betterment of American Indian/Alaska Native healthcare.

Policy Associate, Washington D.C. The person in this role should have experience with Capitol Hill, public health, government affairs, and the federal legislative process as well as a work history with Native American issues and a strong work ethic.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

Assistant Prosecutor. This position is for attorneys or advocates with entry to mid-level experience. This position will mainly handle criminal cases, but will involve some juvenile, child support, and child protection matters. Pay is dependent upon experience. Indian and Veteran preference applies. Call or email with any questions. You must turn in an application and all supporting documents by 5:00 p.m. on 25 August 2017 to be eligible for this position. Incomplete applications may be screened out. Telephone calls are not accepted in place of an employment application.

Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

Senior Staff Attorney, Office of the Reservation Attorney. Must have at least five (5) years but preferably ten (10) years of successful experience as a licensed attorney and provide evidence of expertise in issues related to Tribal Government and Policy, Water and/or Natural Resources Law, and/or Tribal Economic Development, and/or Employment Law. Open Until Filled with First Review August 18, 2017.

University of South Dakota School of Law

Tenure-Track Position in Trial Advocacy. Will teach two three-credit sections of the Trial Techniques class most semesters, and in addition, will be responsible for coaching the trial team program. The trial team has a high rate of student participation.

Kalispel Tribe of Indians

Paralegal, Airway Heights, W.A. Assists the assigned attorney with legal issues and concerns involving Tribal Legal Office activities.

Other positions posted recently:

University of Montana Alexander Blewett III School of Law – Natural Resources/Environmental law professor (8/16/17)

Prairie Island Indian Community – RFPs for Appellate Judge, Election Legal Services, and Associate Judge (8/14/17)

Nez Perce Tribe – Public Defender, Chief Judge

Last Friday Jobs Announcement: 8/4/17

Native American Disability Law Center Job Posting

Attorney Position

Farmington or Gallup, New Mexico

 

The Law Center provides legal services to Native Americans with disabilities living on or near the Navajo & Hopi 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.  Attorneys represent clients in administrative hearings, and tribal, state and federal court actions – with a focus on systemic change. Attorneys also work with tribal governments on legislation & policies effecting individuals with disabilities.  Applicants must have a demonstrable interest in issues facing individuals with disabilities & a willingness to work with the community & non-attorney staff.

 

The Law Center provides exciting opportunities to address issues of first impression & to develop law in Indian Country. The Law Center works closely with the Navajo & Hopi communities to develop law that protects the rights of Navajo & Hopis with disabilities.

 

Admission to the Utah, Arizona, or New Mexico Bar is preferred. Because of high level of independence & responsibility, over 4 years of experience is also preferred.  Willingness to take the next available state and tribal bar exam is required.

 

Salary: Depends upon experience.

Excellent benefits, including full health care, generous leave & flexible scheduling.

 

If interested, please submit cover letter, resume, & writing sample to:

 

Therese E. Yanan

Co-Director of Program Services

Native American Disability Law Center

3535 E. 30th Street, Suite 201

Farmington, New Mexico 87402

505/566-5880

tyanan@nativedisabilitylaw.org

Job Posting: Staff Attorney for the Native American Disabililty Law Center

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Staff Attorney Position
Farmington, New Mexico

The Native American Disability Law Center is looking for qualified applicants for a Staff Attorney position. 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 Staff Attorney represents clients in administrative hearings, and tribal, state and federal court actions. The Staff Attorney will also work with tribal governments on legislation and policies effecting individuals with disabilities. Applicants must have a demonstrable interest in issues facing individuals with disabilities, a willingness to conduct community education trainings, and assist in training non-attorney staff.

Admission to the Utah, Arizona, or New Mexico Bar is preferred. Because of high level of independence & responsibility, over 2 years experience is also preferred. Willingness to take the next available state and tribal bar exam is required.
Salary: Depends upon experience.
Excellent benefits.