Job Opportunity- Staff Attorney

Provide legal advice and representation, document drafting and collaboration with a wide range of Swinomish Indian Tribal Community policy committees, departments and entities.

Swinomish Indian Reservation located on Fidalgo Island across the Swinomish Channel from La Conner, WA.

Have experience or demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following: contract drafting and negotiation; drafting statutes, policies and procedures; and representing public or private entities; as well as expertise in at least one of the following substantive fields of law: Human Resources/Employment Law, Health Care, Real Estate, Tribal economic development or private sector commercial transactions, Social Services/Education, or Indian law. Qualified applicants must be licensed or have the ability to become licensed within six months, to practice in Washington.

Submit the following:
Swinomish Indian Tribal Community Employment Application and Office
of Tribal Attorney Application Addendum (you may request these via email); cover letter
including an explanation of the applicant’s interest in the position, along with a current resume, the names and contact information for at least three professional references, and two samples of the applicant’s own independent legal writing.

Submit requirements to:
Wendy Otto
Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
11404 Moorage Way
La Conner, Washington 98257
Tel: (360) 466-1134
Fax: (360) 466-5309