Job Opportunity – Assistant Attorney General

San Carlos Apache Tribe
Office of the Attorney General

Vacancy Announcement No. #17-146
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

As the Assistant Attorney General under the supervision of the Tribal Attorney General, the Assistant Attorney General will prepare and review contracts, agreements, leases, rights of way and similar documents in order to promote the legal interests of the San Carlos Apache Tribe. Prepare drafts and presents Resolutions and Ordinances to the Tribal Council, provides legal advice and services on legal rights, obligations and privileges of the tribe. Reviews federal legislation, federal regulations, constitutional provisions, statutes, and case law decisions. Examines legal data and conducts research on assigned legal matters, and drafts legal memoranda; summarizing results and legal conclusions. Represents the tribe in agreements promoting the best legal and financial interests of the tribe. Appear in and represent the Tribe in federal, state and tribal courts. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by conducting appropriate research, review case histories and rulings, attend workshops, conferences and seminars. Establishes networks, confers with representatives of contracting agencies and related organization. Maintains documentation and confidentiality of all privileged information. Contributes to a team effort and perform other job related duties as assigned.

Basic Requirements: Successful completion of a course of study in accredited law school leading to a Juris Doctor Degree recognized as adequate to meet the qualification for admission to the practice of law in the State of Arizona. NOTE: Applicant must submit a copy of all transcripts and/or degrees to meet positive education requirements.

In addition to meeting the basic requirements above, candidates must have had one year of specialized experience.

Specialized experience is experience as an in-house counsel for a government or nonprofit organization or a closely related field. Examples of the type of experience that will be credited are shown above under “Duties and Responsibilities”.

Download full job description and application process here: Assistant Attorney General 17-146