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Assistant General Counsel

Company name

Prairie Island Indian Community

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 13,2018

Posted on

Aug 10,2018

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Welch, MN
Practice Area
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Assistant General Counsel The candidate will be responsible for representing the Community’s Family Services Department in child protection, Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), adult conservatorship and other matters in the Community’s Tribal Court and other courts as needed. In addition to the work in Family Services, the Assistant General Counsel will assist in other Legal Department matters, including those involving: contracts, tribal governance and tribal agencies, employment issues/disputes, land and environment, land assignments and housing, healthcare, litigation, enrollment, ordinance drafting and revision, gaming operations and regulations, and government relations. Must be licensed to practice in Minnesota and have 3+ years of experience working with tribal governments and/or work related to the Indian Child Welfare Act, child welfare and family services. Must be well versed in the Indian Child Welfare Act. Must gain admission to practice law before the Community’s Tribal Court. Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to work independently and under pressure. Must be sensitive to Native American culture. Closing Date: August 17, 2018.

Company info

Rachael Zebro
Human Resources Manager
Prairie Island Indian Community
5636 Sturgeon Lake Road
Welch, MN 55089