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Appellate Judge

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Apr 01, 2021

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Jul 15, 2021

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Apr 13, 2020


Red Lake, MN, United States

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Appellate Judges
DUTIES: Exercises independent professional judgment in deciding cases and controversies including but not limited to jurisdiction of the court and applicable tribal law and procedure. Adheres to the Revised Constitution, tribal law (statutory or common law), and rules of practice. Administer oaths and affirmations; and to discharge the duties and exercise the authority conferred by law. Maintains proper continuing legal education with specific focus on developments affecting Indian Country. Possesses sufficient communication skills, specifically oral communication sufficient to handle tense and difficult situations and at times issue oral court orders. Observe and maintain high standards of conduct so that the integrity of the Tribal Court will be preserved. Demonstrate patience, dignity and courtesy. Accord each party the right to be heard in accordance with the law. Dispose of all judicial matters promptly, efficiently, and fairly.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Shall be a Tribal Member and shall have reached the chronological age of 55 years. Shall have graduated from high school or obtained an equivalent degree; Shall be knowledgeable about the Revised Constitution and Bylaws of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians and the unwritten customs and traditions of the Band; and Experience or willingness to gain experience in the Red Lake Tribal Code, federal statutes, and regulations that affect tribal law and jurisdiction. Ability to analyze legal issues, principles and doctrines in order to decide cases and controversies. Shall maintain confidentiality. Shall be a person of honor and integrity and good moral character as evidenced by letters of recommendation from 4 elders of the Band who are not related within the first degree to the person nominated for the position of Justice or Chief Justice. Ability to work cordially and effectively with staff and public.

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Hiring Coordinator
Red Lake Nation
15484 Migizi Drive
Red Lake, MN 56671
Phone: 218-679-1847
Fax: 218-679-4176

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