Job Opportunity – Staff Attorney/Law Clerk

Ho-Chunk Nation
Staff Attorney-Law Clerk
Judiciary Branch

Summary: Assist Tribal Court Judges and Supreme Court Justices with legal research and the drafting of opinions in a timely manner while facilitating public access to the Court through the provision of procedural legal information.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited law school and in good standing of a State Bar. Strong research and writing skills. Strong word processing and computer research skills. Demonstrated interest in and familiarity with Tribal and Federal Indian Law. Fluency in Ho-Chunk Language desired but not required. Preference to members of the Ho-Chunk Nation, then other Native Americans. Must be able to pass a comprehensive background check. No felony convictions, no current open criminal cases or civil matters that would reflect negatively on the Judiciary Branch. Valid driver’s license, dependable transportation and proper insurance, is required. This is an appointed position.

Working Conditions: Office setting, courtroom. Occasional travel may be required.
We offer 401(K), Competitive Health, Dental, Vision, and Life benefits.


Please submit to:
Clerk of Court, Mary Thunder at

Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
If you have any questions about the position, please contact Mary Thunder or David Wilson at 715-284-2722 or by e-mail at

For job description, click: HCN Judiciary Staff Attorney