Contact: Patricia DeLaCruz-Lynas
California Indian Legal Services
609 South Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA 92025
JobTitle: Staff Attorney
Salary: Competitive Salary-DOE
Hours: M-F, Must be flexible and able to work nights and weekends
Description: Job Description:
Staff attorneys will work with Indian individuals, families, organizations and tribal governments in all areas of Federal Indian law, including but not limited to, advising on issues involving jurisdiction, tax, estate planning, trust assets, environmental law, natural resource development, tribal governance, employment, and the Indian Child Welfare Act. Responsibilities may range from the provision of brief counsel and services to low income Indian individuals to representing individuals and tribes in state and federal court, negotiating contracts, advising tribal clients and developing and implementing constitutions, codes, and policies for tribal clients.
Experience: Graduate,Current Bar Members,Taking Next Bar
Submit: Resume,Cover Letter,Transcript
SubmitOther: Program Description:
California Indian Legal Services is a statewide, tribally controlled, non-profit corporation that provides legal services to Indians, Indian tribes, and Indian organizations on issues involving Federal Indian Law. CILS attorney services range from providing brief counsel and advice to low income Native Americans, to more extended representation on core legal issues affecting Native Americans and Indian tribes, to significant litigation, policy analysis and advocacy, to transactional services to tribes involving economic development and tribal infrastructure. Currently, CILS operates five offices in California.