JOB: SRPMIC Legal Services Office Managing Attorney

Legal Services Office Managing Attorney
Job Description

Under general supervision of the Community Manager and under general legal supervision of the Office of the General Counsel, provides supervision and guidance to the staff of the Salt River Legal Services Office (SRLSO). Provides legal services and representation to eligible clients. This job class is treated as FLSA Exempt.1. Maintains and oversees the operation of the Salt River Legal Services Office (SRLSO) in order to provide basic legal services to eligible clients. Develops the necessary administrative polices, procedures and forms for the SRLSO including intake, log sheets, interview questions and status reports.2. Provides legal services and representation to eligible clients of the SRLSO through tasks illustrated by, but not limited to, the following: interviewing clients, providing legal advice, conducting necessary research, drafting correspondence and preparing legal documents.3. Drafts and prepares legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and appeals. Represents clients in tribal, state and federal forums whether in court, administrative hearings or other appropriate forums.4. Provides administrative supervision to Advocates and support staff. Ensures that legal supervision, guidance and training is given to legal Advocates and support staff. Assigns work activities and projects, monitors work flow plus reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures. Completes performance evaluations and approves leave requests and “time and labor” for assigned staff. 5. Prepares the proposed annual budget for the SRLSO and monitors expenditures. Prepares and submits quarterly and annual reports.6. Develops and participates in Community legal education projects.7. Promotes the existence of a team environment and facilitates positive motivation. Encourages staff growth and professional development with an emphasis on Community Member development and promotion. Encourages staff participation in on-going training and professional development and strengthening of individual skill levels. Coaches, motivates and mentors employees to perform their best.7. Manages the day-to-day administrative operations of the department and coordinates internal operations with appropriate Tribal Government Administration staff to insure administrative goals and planning objectives are met. Coordinates department operations with the Court and other relevant departments and agencies to meet overall objectives in accordance with Tribal strategic planning.8. Performs other job related duties as assigned to maintain and enhance departmental operations.
Skills/Requirements

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Juris Doctorate degree AND three to five (3-5) years of law practice that includes general administrative experience and two or more years of trial experience in state and tribal courts.- Special Requirements: Membership and good standing in the AZ BAR is required. Must demonstrate a commitment to ongoing training and education. May be required to travel.

Job Reference #:
100292
Job Status:
Full Time
Date Posted:
6/3/2008
Pay Rate:
$88,583 to $128,449/year
Pay Comments

Advertised salary is the full range. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. SRPMIC offers a rich benefits package with too much to mention: Health Insurance, Prescription Drug Coverage, Vision Care, Dental, Paid Life, Employee Assistance Program, 401(k)Plan, Accrue 15 Paid Annual and 15 Sick Days Your First Year, 13 Recognized Holidays and more!
Important Notes

CLOSING DATE: July 1, 2008SRPMIC is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYERImportant notes: – Equivalent combinations of education and experience that will allow the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the job may be considered- Will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test. In addition, may be required to pass fingerprint/background check.- “SRPMIC is an “Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.” Preference will be given to a qualified Community Member, then a qualified Native American and then other qualified candidate.- Insurability: Must possess a valid Arizona operator’s license and be insurable under tribal insurer requirements (e.g., be age 21 or over, no alcohol-related motor vehicle violations such as DUI, within the past 3 years; no reckless driving violations within the past 3 years; no more than one speeding ticket in excess of 15 mph over the speed limit within the past 3 years; and no more than one “at fault” accident within the past 3 years).- NOTE: Applications or Resumes which are not in the Human Resources Office by 5 p.m. on the closing date will not be considered. SUBMIT APPLICATION TO: SRPMIC- Human Resources, 10,005 E. Osborn Scottsdale, Arizona 85256Fax#: (480) 850-8126 or Apply on line at SRPMICJOBS.com

JOB: Tribal Court Advocate – SRPMIC

Tribal Court Advocate (Government Advocate)
Job Description

Under general supervision of the General Counsel or designee, represents the Community in civil matters and performs other legal tasks within the SRPMIC government. This job class is treated as FLSA Exempt.Tasks: 1. Under supervision of the supervising attorney, appears and represents the SRPMIC in civil matters before the SRPMIC Court, including the SRPMIC Appellate Court and in administrative proceedings and other similar settings. Prepares cases and advocates for the Community and its departments, divisions and enterprises. Advises clients, both orally and in writing, regarding case progress.2. Under supervision, conducts legal research and analysis, performs factual investigations and analysis, and prepares legal memoranda, pleadings and motions, as directed.3. Ensures that files are kept and maintained in a timely and professional manner.4. Maintains confidences with all clients, office staff and work related issues.5. Under supervision, assists in training and updating departments on statutory or case law changes.6. Assists in performing liaison duties between SRPMIC departments, enterprises and their associates regarding matters handled. 7. Attends and participates in legal education and training courses in order to gain proficiency in job related matters and legal issues in general. Participates in case discussions and other meetings to discuss legal strategies, case acceptance and case loads.8. Performs various job related tasks as assigned.
Skills/Requirements

Education & Experience: High school graduation or GED and either one year of experience working in tribal courts or at least two (2) years of experience working in tribal government. – Special Requirements: Must demonstrate a commitment to ongoing training and education. Failure to successfully complete training may be a condition for termination and/or repayment of costs. Successful completion of any test established by the SRPMIC related to the practice of laws in the SRPMIC Court. Community Code requires that a Community Court Advocate be an enrolled member of SRPMIC.

Job Reference #:
100435- OUF
Job Status:
Full Time
Date Posted:
5/27/2008
Pay Rate:
$47,008 to $64,638/year
Pay Comments

Advertised salary is the full range. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. SRPMIC offers a rich benefits package with too much to mention: Health Insurance, Prescription Drug Coverage, Vision Care, Dental, Paid Life, Employee Assistance Program, 401(k)Plan, Accrue 15 Paid Annual and 15 Sick Days Your First Year, 13 Recognized Holidays and more!
Important Notes

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled SRPMIC is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYERImportant notes: – Equivalent combinations of education and experience that will allow the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the job may be considered- Will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test. In addition, may be required to pass fingerprint/background check.- “SRPMIC is an “Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.” Preference will be given to a qualified Community Member, then a qualified Native American and then other qualified candidate.- Insurability: Must possess a valid Arizona operator’s license and be insurable under tribal insurer requirements (e.g., be age 21 or over, no alcohol-related motor vehicle violations such as DUI, within the past 3 years; no reckless driving violations within the past 3 years; no more than one speeding ticket in excess of 15 mph over the speed limit within the past 3 years; and no more than one “at fault” accident within the past 3 years).- NOTE: Applications or Resumes which are not in the Human Resources Office by 5 p.m. on the closing date will not be considered. SUBMIT APPLICATION TO: SRPMIC- Human Resources, 10,005 E. Osborn Scottsdale, Arizona 85256Fax#: (480) 850-8126 or Apply on line at SRPMICJOBS.com

JOBS: Defense Attorneys – SRPMIC

Deputy Defense Attorney (2 positions)
Job Description

Under general supervision of the Managing Defense Attorney, represents Community members facing a variety of criminal, juvenile, and traffic charges before the Tribal Court. This position is treated as an FLSA exempt position.1. Interviews clients and witnesses and performs legal research work to obtain information necessary to prepare an appropriate defense for assigned clients before the Tribal Court.2. Files motions and meets with the Community Prosecutor on pending cases.3 Prepares briefs, case files, and various other records to support the defense of the client and document case status/progress.4. Represents clients both adult and juvenile in criminal proceedings such as Bench Trials, Jury Trials and Adjudications.5. Performs other job-related duties that enhance and facilitate departmental operations.
Skills/Requirements

Graduation from an accredited college of law with a Juris Doctor degree and 2-3 years of Tribal Advocacy work experience, highly desirable. If not a member of the Arizona State Bar, must be willing to take and pass the Arizona State Bar within one year of employment with the community. Equivalency: Any equivalent combination of experience and education that will allow the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the job may be considered when filling the position. Special Qualifications: Applicant must pass a pre-employment drug test, have no felony conviction, and have had NO misdemeanor convictions within the last year.

Job Reference #:
100566
Job Status:
Full Time
Date Posted:
5/14/2008
Pay Rate:
$69,451 to $98,968/year
Pay Comments

Advertised salary is the full range. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. SRPMIC offers a rich benefits package with too much to mention: Health Insurance, Prescription Drug Coverage, Vision Care, Dental, Paid Life, Employee Assistance Program, 401(k)Plan, Accrue 15 Paid Annual and 15 Sick Days Your First Year, 13 Recognized Holidays and more!
Important Notes

CLOSING DATE: June 13, 2008- Equivalent combinations of education and experience that will allow the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the job may be considered- Will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test. In addition, may be required to pass fingerprint/background check.- “SRPMIC is an “Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.” Preference will be given to a qualified Community Member, then a qualified Native American and then other qualified candidate.- Insurability: Must possess a valid Arizona operator’s license and be insurable under tribal insurer requirements (e.g., be age 21 or over, no alcohol-related motor vehicle violations such as DUI, within the past 3 years; no reckless driving violations within the past 3 years; no more than one speeding ticket in excess of 15 mph over the speed limit within the past 3 years; and no more than one “at fault” accident within the past 3 years).- NOTE: Applications or Resumes which are not in the Human Resources Office by 5 p.m. on the closing date will not be considered. SUBMIT APPLICATION TO: SRPMIC- Human Resources, 10,005 E. Osborn Scottsdale, Arizona 85256Fax#: (480) 850-8126 or Apply on line at SRPMICJOBS.comTo request a full job description please e-mail recruitmenttransactions@srpmic-nsn.gov (indicate in the subject line the Position Title and Jobing Req #) or phone (480) 850-8096

JOB – UC Legal Writing

University of Colorado at Boulder
School of Law
Legal Writing Instructor
Job Posting

CU Law is hiring a Legal Writing Professor beginning in August 2008. For a complete job description, go to www.jobsatcu.com and see posting # 804468. The position requires a J.D. and teaching experience is highly desirable. The search committee will begin considering applications on June 20, 2008.

JOB: Navajo Nation District Court Judge

Qualifications: Navajo tribal member, over 30 years of age, Associates of Arts or Science degree, member of the Navajo Bar.

Salary: $62,837 per annum with a salary increase when permanent status is attained.

Contact: Edward B. Martin, Director of Judicial Administration at (928) 871-6762 or email at edmartin@navajo.org to request a packet of information.

Deadline: June 13 or Open until filled.

JOBS: CRIT Tribal Prosecutor

Department: Tribal Prosecutor # 54-06
Date: June 12,2008
PositionT itle: T ribal Prosecutor
SalaryR ange: $6 0,000D .O.E.

Duties and Functions: Full-time permanent position based on a 40 hour work week. The Tribal Prosecutor under the supervision of the Office of the Attorney General of The Colorado River lndian Tribes. In incumbent shall work with the Tribal Police Department. The Tribal Prosecutor will prepare and present criminal cases in Tribal trial and appellate courts. The Tribal Prosecutor will enforce child support judgments.

Minimum Education and Experience Preference: Preferred applicant will have three or more years of experience. The applicant should be a member of Arizona and/or California Bar with knowledge and experience of Federal Indian Law.

The applicant must be willing to relocate on or near the Colorado River Indian Reservation on Parker, Arizona. (critonline.com)

For further information contact the Human Resources Department of the Colorado River lndian Tribes.( 928) 669 1320.

Job: AZ Office of the Attorney General

The Arizona Office of the Attorney General is looking for the finest attorneys to represent the State of Arizona. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, paid annual and sick leave, membership in the Arizona State Retirement System, and ten paid holidays per year, we offer you the unique opportunity to work with the Attorney General in serving the State of Arizona and its citizens. Must be licensed to practice law in Arizona.

For information on our current openings and to apply: Go to www.azstatejobs.gov. Search for Attorney General positions by entering the keyword “AAG” in the Agency Search field.

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Criminal Division/Financial Remedies Section Open Until Filled

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Civil Division/ Tax, Bankruptcy & Collection Section Open Until Filled

Assistant Attorney General – Phoenix
Civil Division/Tax, Bankruptcy & Collection Section Open Until Filled

Assistant Attorney General – Phoenix
Civil Division/Tax, Bankruptcy & Collection Section Open Until Filled