Job Details

Civil Rights Attorney / Family Law Attorney in Farmington, NM

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Company name

Native American Disability Law Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Family Law
Native People Law
Civil Rights

Salary

Depends upon experience.

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Farmington, NM

Date Last Verified

Oct 03,2017

Posted on

Jul 13,2017

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Profile

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.

Additional info

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Company info

Therese E. Yanan
Co Director of Program Services
Native American Disability Law Center
3535 East 30th Street, Suite 201
Farmington, NM 87402
Phone: 505.566.5880