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Attorney - Staff I

Company name

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Durant, OK

Date Last Verified

Apr 25,2018

Posted on

Jan 13,2018
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Attorney - Staff I Duties: Responsible for rendering legal advice and services to various departments of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma as directed. Responsible for providing legal representation to the Nation in all requested and/or required legal and liability areas. Responsible for the case management of in-house matters and projects as delegated by the Executive Director and In-House Counsel II, if applicable. Represent Choctaw Nation in court proceedings as assigned. Will review legal vendor billings accumulated pursuant to cases and projects assigned. Will be responsible for the preparation, negotiation, review and advisory work pertaining to contracts, agreements, and other legal instruments on behalf of the Nation. Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. Must be licensed to practice law by a State within the United States. 1+ years’ experience as an attorney. 3+ years of experience as an attorney in an in-house environment. Ability to handle a variety of legal fields, practices and procedures. Application of professional knowledge and ability by possessing strong judgment and evaluation skills. Understanding of a variety of legal fields, practices and procedures. Application of professional knowledge and ability by possessing strong judgment and evaluation skills. Grasp of the legal issues and requirements of the tribe’s commercial ventures, such as licensing, acquisition and divestiture. Understanding of tribal law, sovereignty, and tribal court proceedings.

Additional info

Job Req ID Number: 130054

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
P.0. Box 1210
Durant, OK 74702-1210