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Tribal Attorney ACFS

Company name

The Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians

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Date Last Verified

Jun 13,2019

Valid Through

Sep 26,2019

Posted on

Oct 10,2018

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Sault Sainte Marie, MI, United States

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Practice Area
Native People Law >> Native People Law
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Tribal Attorney - ACFS
The candidate responsibilities will include: Prepares intervention packets, pleadings, motions, and other legal documents. Prepares legal briefs, develops strategy, arguments, and testimony in preparation for presentation of case. Represents the Tribe in state court proceedings involving tribal children. Performs factual research and investigation. Performs legal research. Monitors legal proceedings. Monitors and evaluates proposed tribal, state, and federal legislation affecting child welfare. Attends Child Welfare Committee Meetings. Provides occasional backup for Tribal Prosecutor in child welfare and other cases. Travels for court proceedings. Attends continuing legal education training. Assists to draft amendments to Tribal Code. All other job related duties as assigned. Graduate with J.D. from accredited law school required. Should have 2+ years of experience working as a practicing attorney preferred. Admission to Michigan Bar required. Must have knowledge of Indian Child Welfare Act. Must have knowledge of State child welfare laws. Must have knowledge of Sault Tribe Child Welfare Code. Should have knowledge of Federal Indian law. Native American preferred.

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Hiring Coordinator
The Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians
523 Ashmun St.
Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783

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