Pueblo of Laguna – Applicants for Following Positions
The Pueblo of Laguna is seeking applicants for
the following positions:
CRIME VICTIM/WITNESS ADVOCATE: To perform a variety
of technical, administrative, and entry level professional
social work duties related to planning,
organizing, coordinating, and monitoring the
victim/witness assistance program. Conducts
interviews to determine appropriate services.
Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Sociology,
Social Work or directly related field plus
three years directly related work experience
required. COURT PROSECUTOR: Presents
to the Tribal Court criminal complaints and
prosecutes individuals accused of violating civil
and/or criminal laws or ordinances of the Pueblo.
Prepares pleadings, motions, etc; develops strategy,
arguments, and testimony for presentation
of cases. JD from an accredited law school plus
seven years of experience in criminal law required.
Must be a member of the NM State Bar.
Working knowledge of the Indian Child Welfare
Act and Indian Civil Rights Act preferred.
PUBLIC DEFENDER: To represent indigent
clients in the community in criminal, juvenile,
and selected civil matters. Prepares and files
pleadings, legal motions, briefs, orders, and appellate
documents. Serves as the Administrator
of the Office of the Public Defender. JD from an
accredited law school plus five years work experience
which includes litigation required. Must
be a member of the NM State Bar. Working
knowledge of the Indian Child Welfare Act and
Indian Civil Rights Act preferred. The Pueblo of
Laguna is located approximately 45 miles west of
Albuquerque, NM and is a federally recognized
tribal government. Contact Sue Tapia, HR Generalist,
at 505-552-5785 or at stapia@lagunatribe.
org for detailed information.