Law Clerk

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Company Pascua Yaqui Tribe Location Tucson, AZ, United States


Law Student




Jul 07, 2022

Oct 20, 2022

Mar 31, 2021


Law Clerk
Duties: Conduct legal and legislative research as assigned; performs basic legal analysis. Prepare or review and edit briefs and legal memorandum as assigned. Prepare and draft legal correspondence as requested. Assist with drafting legislation, codes, policies, and procedures. Draft reports and recommendations to assigned legal issues. Attend legal seminars and workshops on and off-site. Comply with ethical standards set forth by the American Bar Association and State Bar of Arizona as well as the policies and procedures of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe. Perform other duties of a similar nature or level as requested by supervisor or director.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required. AND A background of study in Federal Indian Law is preferred. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of Federal Indian Law; Federal, state, county and local laws, regulations, and requirements; Legal procedures and administrative proceedings; Methods and practices of pleadings; Principles, methods, materials, practice and references utilized in legal research; Indian regulatory jurisdiction in both civil and criminal context, including the implications of the Indian Civil Rights Act; Indian Law, including the legal relationships between Indian Nations and Federal or other governments; Knowledge of the American Bar Association and Arizona State Bar rules of ethics governing the conduct of attorneys and other legal professionals; Yaqui culture, customs, resources and traditions and/or a willingness to learn. Skills and Abilities: Legal research; Apply legal knowledge and training; Prepare opinions and draft legal documents; Analyze, appraise and organize facts, evidence, and precedents; Render logical, clear, and effective written and oral arguments; Establish and maintain effective working relationships; Perform duties with speed and accuracy without immediate and constant supervision; Ability to learn, interpret, and apply office practices and procedures; Operate a variety of office equipment, including a computer and related software applications; Good communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with co-workers, supervisor, management, Council members, and the public. Have ability to sufficiently exchange or convey information and receive verbal and written work instructions. Special Requirements: 1 academic year of law school or recent law school graduate; Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred, but not required; Admission to practice in the Pascua Yaqui Tribal Court upon completing the next certification course.

USD 41621 Annually

Additional info

Position #2021-00032Position #2021-00032

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Pascua Yaqui Tribe
7474 S. Camino De Oeste
Tucson, AZ 85746

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