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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
Prosecutor (3 positions)
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.
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.
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Application Deadline September 1st!
Pipeline to Law Workshop at University of South Dakota School of Law September 16-17, 2016.
Free program! Lodging and meals provided and a limited number of LSAT Prep courses will be available for participating students. Feel free to share with students you think is interested! This program received great reviews from previous students.
Dean, School of Law, University of South Dakota
The University of South Dakota is seeking a Dean, for the School of Law. The University of South Dakota School of Law is the State’s only law school and provides a high-quality legal education that prepares students for leadership in the administration of justice, private practice, public service, business and other law-related endeavors.
The Dean will be a respected, accomplished leader who is committed to advancing the missions of the School and maintaining its excellent credentials. He or she must have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusiveness, excellent communication skills and an ability to develop strong relationships with colleagues, donors, and external constituents. Candidates must hold a J.D., L.L.M or equivalent degree and have credentials and a portfolio appropriate to appointment as a tenured Professor in the University.
Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled, but it is anticipated that review of applications will begin November 1, 2012. Please submit application materials online at: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu
USD Law and USD NALSA are hosting an Indian law conference next week. Here is the agenda.
Thursday, February 18
8:45am: Muffins and coffee in State Bar Room
9:00am: Marci Hamilton book signing (courtroom)
10:00am: Drum/prayer/first panel
1st Panel – Perspectives on Free Exercise Jurisprudence after Smith
Professor Marci Hamilton
Professor Mark Kende
Professor Chris Lund
Professor Rick Duncan
Moderated by Professor David Day
12:30pm lunch at Neuharth (approx. 35)
2:00pm second panel
2nd Panel – Religious Free Exercise Inside and Outside Indian Country
Professor Matthew Fletcher
Moderated by Professor Frank Pommersheim
5:30pm Dinner at Pro’s
7:00pm Dillon Lecture
Introduction by Frank Pommersheim
Professor Matthew Fletcher: Rebooting Indian Law in the Supreme Court
Followed by reception at law school
The National NALSA Moot Court competition begins the next day!
From an email we received….
NNALSA is proud to announce that the 2010 NNALSA Moot Court Competition will be hosted by the University of South Dakota (USD) NALSA Chapter in Vermillion, South Dakota February 19-20, 2010.
South Dakota is ecstatic about hosting this years competition. The University of South Dakota has an outstanding Indian Law Program with some of the most prominent Indian law scholars in the country. The facilities for the NNALSA moot court competition are bar none. The school has done extensive remodeling and construction over the past few years which will be excellent for the NNALSA Moot Court Comeptition. The USD NALSA chapter has shown their dedication to Indian issues through their regional moot court competition, which has been held the past two years. The USD School of Law has an extremely active NALSA chapter with hard working members.
I hope that everyone will join us this year in the heart of Indian country. I will be sending out future deadlines, contact information, hotel information, and airport information at a later date. Thank you.
University of Montana School of Law