JOB: Hoopa Valley Tribe – Tribal Attorney

TRIBAL ATTORNEY, Contractual, $56,000, DOE. The Hoopa Valley Tribe, a federally recognized Indian Tribe located in Hoopa, California, seeks an Attorney to fill the position of Tribal Attorney. The successful candidate will serve in the Office of Tribal Attorney under the supervision of the Hoopa Valley Tribal Council and the Tribal Chairman; Provides a broad range of legal services to the Hoopa Valley Tribe, including without limitation, advice, negotiation, drafting, research, lobbying, litigation in civil matters and representation in administrative proceedings as well as other duties as assigned. Attorney will not provide legal service to individual tribal members except upon the formal direction of the Hoopa Valley Tribal Council. The successful candidate will receive all benefits provided by the Tribe to its other employees including sick, bereavement, and annual leave, retirement plan, health, dental, vision, and life insurance. REQUIREMENTS: California Bar membership; Experience in Indian law and civil litigation as well as self-governance, gaming, contracts, environmental, water, economic development and employment law is preferred. POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Fax cover letter, resume’, and writing sample to (530) 625-4847 or email to Or send it to:

Office of Tribal Attorney
P.O. Box 188
Hoopa, CA 95546
Phone: (530) 625-4211 ext. 130

Applicant selected will be subject to the Tribe’s Alcohol & Drug Policy. Preference will be given to qualified American Indian applicants.