Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Akwesasne, NY

Date Last Verified

Feb 04,2018

Posted on

Feb 03,2018
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Staff Attorney DUTIES: Research and writing and legal analysis as assigned. Draft ordinances, codes, resolutions, policies and procedures and other governmental and administration documents as required. Negotiate, draft and review contracts. Prepare and reviews legal documents and correspondence for the Tribe. Research records, court files and other legal documents when required. Represent the Tribe in tribal and state courts, at tribunals and before administrative bodies when required. Answer questions and perform tasks related to the receipt, review and processing of official documents. Displays a courteous and helpful demeanor with colleagues and community members. Promotes the Tribe in a positive matter. Other duties as assigned by General Counsel.

Qualification and Experience

REQUIREMENTS: JD Degree from an accredited law school with license to practice law in the State of New York or another state. If the Attorney is admitted in another State and does not have a New York Bar, then the Attorney shall be required to obtain a New York Bar license within a year of engagement. 2+ years of experience practicing law required. Experience practicing Tribal and/or Federal Indian Law preferred. Knowledge of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, Tribal Government, history, culture and contemporary issues in the area of federal Indian Law also preferred. Thorough knowledge of the principles and current practices in the field of Tribal governmental. Ability to deal with fairly complex interrelationships and personality types. Excellent writing, negotiation and research skills required.
Closing Date: February 16, 2018

Additional info

Job Code: 23-1011. Send letter of interest, resume, supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses) and proof of native preference eligibility (Status Card or letter).

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
412 State Route 37
Akwesasne, NY 13655