Job Posting – FEMA Vacancy Announcement – Attorney-Advisor (IC-12/13), Public Assistance Appeals and Audits Branch

FEMA Vacancy Announcement – Attorney-Advisor (IC-12/13), Public Assistance Appeals and Audits Branch

The Response and Recovery Legal Division is seeking an attorney-advisor (IC-0905-12/13) to join the Recovery Directorate, Public Assistance Division, Public Assistance Appeals and Audits Branch (PAAB).  The Branch is responsible for administering the Agency’s Public Assistance (PA) Program Appeals System, developing PA second appeals responses, as well as managing the Recovery Directorate’s audit engagements.  The position affords attorney advisors insight and engagement regarding Executive Level decision making, opportunity to engage external entities, and to work on high profile, cross-directorate, agency level issues.  Ideal candidates must be a strong legal writers, excellent collaborators, and professional communicators.

Typical responsibilities include:

∙ Drafting second appeal decisions and associated correspondence to respond to appeals filed by PA applicants.

∙ Reviewing draft second appeal decisions prepared by appeals analysts to ensure compliance with substantive and procedural requirements in applicable statutes, regulations, and policy.

∙ Preparing legal memorandum, identifying litigation risk, and briefing PA leadership on critical issues appealed by PA applicants or identified in Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General (OIG) and Government Accountability Office (GAO) audit findings.

∙ Facilitating audit engagements with the GAO/OIG.

∙ Liaising with other OCC Divisions, Headquarters and Regional PA leadership and staff, Regional Appeals Analysts, and OIG, GAO, and Congressional staff.

The selected attorney-advisor will report to PAAB’s Supervisory Attorney-Advisor and Deputy Associate Chief Counsel (second-line).  The duty station for this position is 500 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20547.

This position is a Cadre of On-Call Response/Recovery Employee (CORE) position.  This is a temporary appointment in the Excepted Service, not to exceed 2 years, with the option to extend based on workload and funding availability.

The candidate must be a member in good standing of the Bar of a state, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico.  This is a Public Trust position.

Interested applicants for the position should send a current resume and cover letter to Kyle Lewis by COB, November 1, 2017.  Please contact Kyle Lewis with any questions at kyle.lewis@fema.dhs.gov.”

 

 

Call for Presentations – ILP’s 4th Annual Tribal Government E-Commerce Conference

The ILP will be hosting its 4th Annual Tribal Government E-Commerce CLE Conference  on February 1 – 2, 2018 at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, Chandler,  Arizona.
We are seeking dynamic, engaging, and knowledgeable presenters in various focus areas. Please click here to see attached Call for Presentations for Wiring the Rez: Innovating Strategies for Business Development via E-Commerce CLE Conference.

Submission Date:  October 6, 2017

Job Posting – Counsel, Fair Elections Legal Network

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:
COUNSEL, FAIR ELECTIONS LEGAL NETWORK
The Fair Elections Legal Network (FELN) is a national, nonpartisan election reform and advocacy organization established in 2006 based in Washington, D.C. Our mission is to remove barriers to registration and voting for traditionally underrepresented constituencies and improve election administration using research, administrative and legislative advocacy, and litigation.
FELN is seeking an attorney with a background in civil rights or elections to implement the organization’s programmatic objectives. The organization is currently transitioning from operating with a fiscal sponsor to operating as an independent 501(c)(3). This position will be hired directly as part of the 501(c)(3).

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Havasupai Tribe Job Announcement / Appellate Judge, Havasupai Court of Appeals

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The Appellate Judge would preside over appeal cases for the Havasupai Court of Appeals.  This position would require an individual to review appellate briefs, motions and other pleadings and render decisions under Havasupai Laws.  The Appellate Judge must have the ability to remain unbiased and ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice in the Havasupai Courts. For more information click here

Tribal Transportation: Pathways to Infrastructure and Economic Development in Indian Country

Please click here to view the hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs United States Senate, March 13, 2017 on Tribal Transportation:  Pathways to Infrastructure and Economic Development in Indian Country with Carl Artman, Faculty Associate, facilitator.

https://www.indian.senate.gov/hearing/oversight-hearing-receive-testimony-tribal-transportation-pathways-infrastructure-and

 

 

10th Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture – The Bears Ears National Monument: A Breakthrough for Tribal-Federal Collaborative Management on Federal Public Lands

Hot Topic!!  New Designation of Bear Ears National Monument from President Barack Obama 

Public Lecture followed by Reception – Open to the Public.  Please RSVP.
Free CLE – 0.75 General CLE Credit will be offered.

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Experts discuss hot topics at Third Annual Tribal Government E-Commerce Conference Feb 2-3, 2017

The Indian Legal Program and the Rosette, LLP American Indian Economic Program and are pleased to be hosting the Third Annual Tribal Government E-Commerce Conference, “Sovereignty and E-Commerce:  Innovating and Reshaping the Borders of Indian Country CLE Conference”  at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, February 2-3, 2017.  Early Registration extended to Jan. 9.     Click here for conference website.

Introductory Address:  Chairman Brian Cladoosby, President of the National Congress of the American Indians

Keynote Address:  The Honorable Kenneth L. Salazar, the 50th United States Secretary of the Interior for President Barack Obama from 2009-2013.

Featured Speaker:  Assistant Secretary Lawrence S. Roberts, Principal Deputy Assistance Secretary, U.S. Department of Indian Affairs, under Secretary Sally Jewel.

Click here for conference agenda.  Please join us for this important and timely conference in Indian Country.

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This conference will qualify for 12 General CLE credits for the State Bar Association of Arizona.   New Mexico approval is pending.

Sovereignty and E-Commerce: Innovating and Reshaping the Borders of Indian Country CLE Conference

The Rosette, LLP American Indian Economic Program and the Indian Legal Program is pleased to be hosting its Third Annual Tribal Government E-Commerce Conference, “Sovereignty and E-Commerce:  Innovating and Reshaping the Borders of Indian Country CLE Conference”  at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, February 2-3, 2017.  Registration is now open! Register Early and save!  Space is limited!  Click here for conference website.

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