Job Opportunity – Attorney-Adviser

U.S. Department of Interior, Office of the Solicitor
Closes: Friday 7/29/2016
Job Announcement Number: SOL-2016-0044

Job Description
With an emphasis on high ethical standards, excellence in public service and the delivery of quality legal services, the Office of the Solicitor performs the legal work for the United States Department of the Interior, manages the Department’s Ethics Office and resolves FOIA Appeals. With more than four hundred total employees, three hundred of which are attorneys licensed in forty states, the Office strives to provide sound legal services to fulfill the Department’s diverse and wide-ranging mission.
As an Attorney-Adviser with the Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor, Intermountain Region, Salt Lake City Regional Office located in Salt Lake City, Utah.


  • Providing advice and general legal services on matters pertaining to procurement and related matters (financial assistance, interagency agreements, 638 contracts) and laws of general applicability to federal agencies such as the Freedom of Information Act, and Federal Tort Claims Act, and federal appropriation laws.
  • Providing litigation support on behalf of the Secretary of the Interior and Interior agencies, primarily the Bureau of Reclamation, to the Department of Justice, and reviewing and analyzing draft legislation and agency policy guidance.
  • Applying knowledge federal contracts, financial assistance, and cooperative agreements; federal and state litigation procedure; the ability to analyze legal requirements and succinctly provide advice and counsel to technical/non-legal professionals; and the ability to interact and negotiate with outside entities, including Tribes, States, and local governmental entities, regarding contracts, agreements, and other matters; reclamation law; water law; the federal Indian trust responsibility and statutes relating to interactions between the federal government and Tribes; federal environmental laws.

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Job Opportunity – Defense Attorney I

Gila River Indian Community

Department: Defense Service Office
City: Sacaton, AZ
Closing Date: August 22, 2016

Required Experience and Training:
Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school; member in good standing of the State Bar of Arizona. Experience with defense representation preferred.

Download full job description here: GRIC Defense Attorney I

Visit our GRIC website and apply online:

Job Opportunity – In-House Counsel

Oglala Sioux Executive Director’s Office

Program: Executive Directors Office
Location: Pine Ridge, South Dakota
Closing Date: August 3, 2016

Job Description:
The In-House Counsel provides primary legal support to the Executive Director regarding programs of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. The primary objective of the In-House Counsel is to provide assistance to the Executive Director to ensure these programs operate within the law at all times. The In-House Counsel will provide legal opinion and expertise in relation to administrative law and policy. The In-House Counsel reports directly to the Executive Director.

See full job description here: Vacancy Announcement #16-118

Job Opportunity – Attorney

Rosette, LLP
Chandler, AZ

Job Description:
Rosette, LLP is a majority-Indian owned and operated law firm providing legal services to federally-recognized Indian tribes and their governmental entities and agencies nationwide.

We are currently seeking an attorney for the Firm’s Chandler office, in Arizona, who has zero to 3 years of relevant experience. Candidates must be a member in good standing of at least the Arizona Bar. Preference will be given to attorneys who are licensed in multiple jurisdictions, as well as those who have an established commitment to protecting the interests of federally-recognized Indian Tribes and matters involving Native American heritage, as well as a keen interest and experience in Federal Indian law including in the areas of litigation (in tribal, state and federal courts), transactional law, gaming law, internal tribal governance matters, lobbying, water law and/environmental law.

The ideal candidate must be self-motivated and willing to work in a dynamic atmosphere with minimal supervision. Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, organizational and communication skills are required. Must have the ability to build and maintain strong client relationships. Must be willing to travel and work on client matters throughout the United States.

Salary: We offer competitive salary and benefits, including health care, 401k, and vacation.

Christian Cienfuegos
565 W. Chandler Blvd. #212 Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
(480) 889-8990

Job Opportunity – Supervisory General Attorney

Office of the General Counsel
Missoula, MT

Salary Range: $117,376 to $152.593 / per year
Closes: Monday, August 15, 2016

USDA provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.  Our vision is to expand economic opportunity through innovation, helping rural America to thrive; to promote agriculture production sustainability that better nourishes Americans while also helping feed others throughout the world; and to preserve and conserve our Nation’s natural resources through restored forests, improved watersheds, and healthy private working lands.

This position is located in the Missoula Branch Office of the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), Department of Agriculture. This position serves as a Supervisory General Attorney and is in charge of a Branch Office that provides legal services to field offices of USDA agencies administering programs within a geographical area assigned to the office.

Applicants should have a minimum of seven (7) years of legal experience, ten (10) years of legal experience preferred; supervisory experience preferred; demonstrated experience in complex legal research and analysis, and advising senior officials or clients; and have excellent writing and communication skills, and a strong academic record.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Angela Ervin
Phone: 202-239-4528
TDD: (800) 877-8339

For full job announcement, click here:
Supervisory General Attorney (Associate Regional Attorney)

Job Opportunity – Tribal Attorney

Ho-Chunk Nation
Tribal Attorney

Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Submit: Resume & Application here
Pay Rate: DOQ
Status: Full-time
Job Code: 160603P

Application and inquiries directed to:
Ho-Chunk Nation Department of Personnel,
P.O. Box 667, Black River Falls, WI 54615, (715) 284-9465 – FAX

Qualifications: Member of the Wisconsin State Bar or eligible for admission within 9 months of employment. Licensed or eligible to practice law in Federal Bar. Entry level to five (5) years of experience. Litigation and advocacy experience. Must become and maintain membership in the Ho-Chunk Bar Association.

Pipeline to Law Workshop at MSU – NEW deadline July 20th!

Pipeline To Law WorkshopsThis fall the Native American Pipeline to Law team will host sessions in three different states to help students better understand the law school admissions process. Attend a session at Michigan State University Law, University of South Dakota Law or Arizona State University Law. Housing provided and a limited number of LSAT Prep courses will be available for participating students. Space is limited, register soon!

Register for these events online at:

August 5-6, 2016 at MSU – New application deadline : July 20, 2016

Download PDF Pipeline To Law Workshops Flyer.

Job Opportunity – Assistant Attorney General

Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Job Announcement: HR2016:091
Position Title: Assistant Attorney General (Governmental Operations)
Closing Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 by 5pm

Skills Required:
– Absolute confidentiality.
– Ability to work in a high-performance, fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
– Adept at multi-tasking, have unquestionable integrity, with an uncompromising commitment to quality.
– Organized with unfailing attention to detail and outstanding project management skills.
– Exceptional interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills.
– High level of comfort/ease interacting with all levels in the Tribe.
– Detailed knowledge of tribal, federal, and state issues impacting the Tribe and ability to translate complex legal issues and requirements into understandable terms for easy – dissemination across the organization.

Every applicant must complete an application provided by Human Resources at the Tribal Administrative Offices in Building 600. A resume will not be accepted in the place of an application.
5100 Jack Springs Rd
Atmore, AL 36502
Tribal Offices: 251-368-9136

For full job announcement, click here: Assistant Attorney General.

SAVE THE DATE: 2016 Navajo Nation Law CLE Conference

Navajo Nation Law CLE 2016
Navajo Nation Law CLE Conference  will be held on Friday, October 28, 2016 at the new law school, Arizona Center for Law and Society located at ASU Downtown Phoenix campus.

Early Bird Registration is now available! Register today at:

Download PDF flyer here.

Questions? Contact us at or 480-965-2922