Job Opportunity – Chief Judge

Nez Perce Tribe seeks applicants for CHIEF JUDGE HR-15-122.  This 4-yr. contract position requires a wide range of legal and administrative skills, handling all phases of civil and criminal litigation, drafting orders, opinions, etc., and assuring effective operation of the Tribal Court.

Requires 3 yrs. experience as a judge, tribal court judicial experience preferred.  Requires thorough knowledge of Indian law, a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and membership in good standing in any state bar.

A complete application includes a NPT application including current resume and contact information for 4 work-related references including 2 judges.  Application form and information and full position announcement is at Nez Perce Tribe Job Openings or contact Robert Kipp at 208-843-7332. Tribal preference applies.  Open until filled.