Job Opportunity – Summer Law Clerk

Yurok Tribe
Office of Tribal Attorney

The Law Clerk position requires a minimum seven-week commitment and includes research, writing, or other work on federal Indian law and/or Yurok specific-issues related to current OTA assignments. Our Law Clerk program provides the unique opportunity to work closely with our clients, Yurok Tribal Council and Department Directors, and experience the diversity of areas in-house counsel regularly work. The Yurok Tribe currently has over 30 departments and programs, ranging from forestry, social services, economic development, fisheries, and governmental affairs.

To apply to the Law Clerk position, please email the following application materials to Associate General Counsel Cheyenne Sanders at

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • References (no more than three)
  • Law School Transcript (unofficial copy acceptable)
  • Legal Writing Sample (no more than five pages)

For full description, download the Application Packet