Job: Crow Tribe Legislative Branch General Counsel


General Counsel position

The Legislative Branch of the Crow Tribe of Indians is currently accepting applications for a full-time in-house General Counsel position.

Description: The successful applicant will be responsible for performing legal services for the Crow Tribal Legislature, including working with legislative members, committees and sub-committees to draft and review tribal laws, resolutions, and amendments; representing the Legislature in court proceedings; attending legislative sessions and other meetings involving tribal legislative matters; providing legal advice and assistance to the Legislature; and managing and supervising the Legislature’s Office of Legal Counsel.

A Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from an accredited law school;
Admitted to practice in the State of Montana and a member in good standing of the Montana Bar or willing to sit for next available administration of the Montana Bar Exam
Admitted to practice in the Crow Tribal Court or willing to sit for the next available administration of the Crow Tribal Bar Exam;
Understanding of and inherent respect for Crow Tribal history and culture;
Demonstrated knowledge of Federal Indian Law;
Commitment to tribal sovereignty and self determination;
Experience working with Indian communities preferred.

Salary: DOE

Preference in filling the position is given to qualified Crow Tribal members, and to qualified members of federally recognized Indian tribes.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, resume, three (3) references, and a writing sample to: Beverly Shane, Secretary of the House, Crow Tribe Legislative Branch, P.O. Box 309, Crow Agency, MT 59022. For more information, visit

Position is open until filled.