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Attorney

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Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

Depends upon experience.

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Farmington, NM

Date Last Verified

Jul 14,2017

Posted on

Jul 13,2017
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
Native People Law >> Native People Law
Civil Rights >> Civil Rights
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Attorney Duties: Provides legal services to Native Americans with disabilities living on or near the Navajo & Hopi reservations. Represent Native American children in state custody under the Indian Child Welfare Act. Represent clients in administrative hearings, and tribal, state and federal court actions – with a focus on systemic change. Work with tribal governments on legislation and policies effecting individuals with disabilities.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Admission to the Utah, Arizona, or New Mexico Bar is preferred. Because of high level of independence & responsibility, over 3 years of experience is also preferred. Willingness to take the next available state and tribal bar exam is required. Must have a demonstrable interest in issues facing children & individuals with disabilities and a willingness to work with the community & non-attorney staff.

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