Job Opportunity – General Counsel

Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California
Location: Gardnerville, NV
Pay Rate: $89,975- $143,959

Under direct supervision the General Counsel is responsible for providing legal advice on matters affecting the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California. Prepares legal research and writings as required; reports to Tribal Council the findings of all assigned tasks. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree of Juris Doctorate or Bachelor of Law Degree from an accredited law school and five years increasingly responsible experience representing clients in the legal field.
  • Must be admitted to the bar of the States of Nevada and/or California.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid California or Nevada driver’s license or capable of obtaining one within thirty-days (30) of employment.
  • Must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy.No felony convictions, nor misdemeanor convictions, which involve a crime of moral turpitude.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.
  • Preference will be given to qualified Native Americans.

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