Job Posting – Tribal Court Solicitor

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Salary: $90,724 – $129,283 Annually
Closing Date: 9/16/17 11:59 PM

Position Summary: Under general supervision from the Chief Judge, provides legal review and advice to Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) Court. Through legal expertise with Tribal laws, provides research for the Court, working to resolve legal issues as they arise. Ensures that applicable laws are followed so that tribal sovereignty is protected and enhanced. This position may be expected to work evenings and weekends as needed and is not subject to a standard work schedule.

Minimum Qualifications: 
Education and experience: Bachelor’s degree and graduate of recognized law school, with a minimum of three years experience in state and/or federal setting, and at least three years experience in a tribal court setting. Prefer experience/familiarity with executive, legislative, and judicial functions of tribal government.

Must be admitted to a State Bar, preferably the Arizona State Bar, and to Federal District Court. Incumbent can have no prior felony convictions, no prior misdemeanor convictions in any jurisdiction within the last seven (7) years, and no disbarment or current suspension from other tribal, state or federal courts.  Must attend a minimum of 15 hours annual continuing legal education as related to job and approved by supervisor.

For full job description and application submission, click here: Tribal Court Solicitor