Job Opportunity: Attorney

Yavapai-Apache Nation

The Attorney position represents the Yavapai-Apache Nation on a wide range of legal issues including drafting of codes and policies, negotiation and review of contracts and other agreements, advising the Tribal Council and its departments and entities, and representing the Nation before the Tribal Courts of the Nation and other tribal, federal, and state courts and administrative tribunals under the direction of the Attorney General.

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How to apply:  Please submit your resume and application to:
Yavapai-Apache Nation / Human Resources
2400 W. Datsi / Camp Verde, AZ  86322
P:  928-567-1062 / Fax:  928-567-1064
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Job Opportunity: Mid-Level Associate

Sacks Tierney

For over 60 years, Sacks Tierney has distinguished itself through cause-related volunteerism and legal involvement in local and national issues; offering litigation services and experience competitive with much larger firms; and pioneering expertise in legal areas of special value to Arizona clients. For more information about Sacks Tierney, visit

Sacks Tierney is currently seeking a mid-level associate with 2-4 years of experience to join our Indian Law practice. Applicants must have excellent research, analytical, and writing skills. In addition, the successful candidate must have strong academic credentials, and must be licensed to practice in Arizona. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and a writing sample to Laura Nance by email at

Job Opportunity: Associate Attorney

Rothstein Donatelli LLP

The Tempe, Arizona office of Rothstein Donatelli, LLP is seeking an associate attorney for its Indian law practice. Rothstein Donatelli has offices in Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico, as well as in Tempe, Arizona where we specialize in federal Indian law, including gaming, economic development, Indian Child Welfare Act, Indian health law, labor and employment law, civil litigation, and transactional matters. Rothstein Donatelli is committed to advancing the sovereign rights of Native American tribes. More information about the Firm is available at

Rothstein Donatelli is interested in an attorney with two or more years of experience with a demonstrated commitment to the highest quality of legal practice. The ideal candidate will have excellent research and writing skills and experience working with tribal communities. Familiarity with Indian law is preferred. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample to Firm Administrator Manya Snyder at The position will remain open until filled.

Job Opportunity: Associate Attorneys

National Majority-Indian Owned Law Firm Seeking Associate Attorneys
Rosette, LLP is a leading majority-Indian owned national law firm who’s dynamic approach and practice area diversity is unparalleled for our size firm. We specialize in federal law and it’s application to tribes, tribal business, complex litigation, government negotiations, financial transitions, tribal housing, land use and planning, Human Resources management, tribal energy development, and representation related to internal tribal governance matters. We are currently seeking ambitious and motivated Associate Attorneys to handle legal matters for tribal governments and tribal businesses across the United States with offices in Arizona, California, Michigan, Oklahoma, and Washington D.C.  Applicants must have a minimum of three years of experience. 

Nate Hendricks
565 W. Chandler Blvd. Suite 212 Chandler, AZ 85225

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Job Opportunity: Staff Attorney + Fellowship

Alaska Native Justice Center

Our mission is justice for Alaska Native People. We provide legal services to victims and survivors of crime. We also support and partner with Alaska Tribes to build capacity, implement cultural values and remedies, and access resources for Tribal Justice Systems. Finally, we represent Alaska Tribes in State Child of Need Aid cases where the Indian Child Welfare Act (“ICWA”) applies. The Staff Attorney manages a caseload of matters related to the above. A successful applicant will have a background in communicating and interacting effectively in cross-cultural situations, and a commitment to race equity work. Travel to both rural and urban areas may be required.

Staff Attorney | Anchorage, Alaska


Admission to the Alaska bar is required. Preferred experience includes family law and working with victims and survivors of domestic violence. Additional preferred experience includes Indian Child Welfare Act; Child in Need of Aid; Alaska Native Law and ANCSA.
Hiring preference given to qualified Alaska Native/American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self-Determination Act.

Applying for the position
Visit ANJC website for the full job description and to apply. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Fellowship | Anchorage, Alaska

About the Fellowship

The Fellowship offers a competitive salary, training, and the opportunity to work with experienced attorneys in an organization serving Alaska Tribes, tribal organizations and Native people. The Fellow will be located in Anchorage and, over the course of the fellowship, will work with attorneys in as many of our practice areas as possible. Fellows will engage in legal research and writing, litigation, communication with our clients, and administrative advocacy, among other kinds of work.

Qualifications and Selection Criteria
Applications are encouraged from recent law school graduates with a demonstrated commitment to Native law. Applicants must be eligible and qualified Alaska Native/American Indian as defined in P.L. 93-638 Indian Self-Determination Act. Preference is given to candidates who demonstrate personal or professional experience with Native communities. We seek Fellows who bring a variety of experiences to our clients and partners. Academic achievements are considered along with other factors: personal accomplishments and experience, resourcefulness, professional goals, and the capacity to work conscientiously and independently. Membership in the Alaska Bar, or willingness to obtain Alaska or other state bar membership, is preferred.

Applying for the Fellowship
Interested law school graduates and 3rd year law school students should apply here.