Job Details

Paralegal (tribal Advocate)

Company name

Dakota Plains Legal Services

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff


Pine Ridge, SD

Posted on

Mar 12,2018
Practice Area
Native People Law >> Native People Law
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Paralegal (Tribal Advocate) The candidate must have must have knowledge and expertise regarding the legal system, substantive and procedural law, and the ethical considerations of the legal profession which qualify them to do work of a legal nature under the direct supervision of a licensed attorney. Must have strong written and oral communication skills. Must be able to handle a significant caseload with regular court appearances. Must demonstrate an interest in poverty law and working with Native American and low income clients. Must be qualified to obtain a license to practice law in the Oglala Sioux Tribal Court. The primary duties of the successful applicant will be to advise and provide legal representation to clients on matters that are within the jurisdiction of the Oglala Sioux Tribal Court.

Additional info

Submit a letter of interest and resume.

Company info

John J. Buchy
Executive Director
Dakota Plains Legal Services
PO Box 727
Mission, SD 57555
Phone: 605-856-4444