Job Opportunity – Staff Attorney

Swinomish Indian Tribal Community

The Office of Tribal Attorney advises and represents the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community in Federal, Swinomish and State courts. The Office of Tribal Attorney has seven attorneys and four legal assistants, and provides legal services covering a broad range of Tribal government, economic development, natural resource and Federal Indian law issues. The Office’s practice includes legal advice, document drafting and collaboration with a wide range of Swinomish policy committees, departments and entities, with work including contract preparation and review; drafting ordinances; economic development activities; intergovernmental issues; treaty hunting and fishing rights and management; reservation lands governance and management; water rights, environmental protection, Indian gaming, housing and utilities, among other areas.

Application: Submit the following: Swinomish Indian Tribal Community Employment Application (you may request this application via email); cover letter including salary preference, along with current resume, the names and contact information for at least 3 professional references, and a writing sample to:

Wendy A. Otto
Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
11404 Moorage Way
La Conner. Washington 98257
Tel: (360) 466-1134
Fax: ( 360) 466-5309

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