JOB – Eastern Shoshone Tribe


The Eastern Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Reservation is seeking applicants to serve as Attorney General for the Tribe.

The range of legal issues for which the Tribe needs advice is similar to those of other governmental and corporate organization. In the past, the Tribe has received legal advice in areas such as minerals development and regulation, environmental protection, personnel, statute drafting, securities, water law, real estate, business transactions, establishment of corporation, taxation, Indian Child Welfare Act, health care facility licensing and regulation, law enforcement, enrollment, gaming, tribal court, intergovernmental relations, and protection of Treaty and sovereign rights. The Attorney General will coordinate and schedule legal matters with firms located off the reservation but retained by the Tribe for expertise in several legal areas.

Attorneys who will provide general legal services must include in their proposal a description of how they will provide legal advice. All proposals shall include a description of the services to be provided, resume, and three current references. The salary range for this position is $80,000 – $100,000 depending on experience. The position also offers medical, dental and vision benefits with a generous 401(k) retirement package.

All proposals shall be sent to the Eastern Shoshone Tribe, P.O. Box 538, 14 North Fork Road, Fort Washakie, Wyoming, 82514. Questions can be directed to the Chairman or the Executive Secretary at (307) 332-3532/4932. All proposals must be received by September 21, 2007.