Job Posting

Tribal Appellate Judge

Pay: Based on Services Rendered

Have a Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA accredited law school. Be a member of good standing of the bar of any state or federal court. Be at least (25) years of age. Have experience as a tribal judge exercising both civil and criminal jurisdiction. Have considerable knowledge of Federal Indian law, of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and of Evidence, and of Arizona law. Have no felony convictions, no serious misdemeanor conviction. Demonstrate the ability to analyze difficult and complex facts and issues and to issue clear oral and written decisions based on application of the facts and issues to the applicable law. Be familiar with alternative sentencing and restorative justice. Demonstrate judicial knowledge and temperament. Demonstrate knowledge of basic principles of management/supervision/administration; personnel management, bookkeeping, record keeping, case management. Submit to and pass pre-employment background check and drug screen, including FBI criminal history background check. Candidates must not be a Tribal Council Member or the holder of any other elected office of the Havasupai Tribe.

For persons who meet the above minimum qualifications preference will be given in the following order, to enrolled members of the Havasupai Tribe, enrolled members of a federally recognized Indian Tribe, and then others.

Candidates should sent a resume and a letter of interest to:

Havasupai Tribe
Attn: Personnel Office
PO Box 10
Supai, AZ 86435
Phone: (928) 448-2164
Fax: (928) 448-2130