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ProfileGeneral Attorney The candidate may be asked to serve any of the client agencies within HHS, but will focus primarily on providing legal services to the Indian Health Services, to include enforcement of, and compliance with laws applicable to HHS, its programs, or the areas it regulates. Will support the OGC-Region X Office in a wide range of legal projects. The Attorney Advisor will provide legal services related to working with tribes or tribal organizations who receive services from or through the Indian Health Services, to include: interpreting the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA) and the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA) and their implementing regulations and guidance, negotiating ISDEAA contracts and funding agreements, advising on FOIA, HIPAA, and other information and disclosure laws, providing legal assistance with leasing, construction, and other property-related issues.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited ABA law school. Proof that Bar status is active, in good standing and eligible to practice in the highest court of a State, U. S. commonwealth, U. S. territory, or the District of Columbia. Must have excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills, and the capacity to work with diverse individuals and groups. Must maintain active bar membership in good standing and the eligibility to practice law in the highest court of a state, territory, Commonwealth, or the District of Columbia throughout employment in the Office of the General Counsel.
Experience preferred: Demonstrated experience or familiarity with federal court or administrative litigation, tribal organizations, and/or health law. Experience as a government attorney. Experience working with clients.
Send Cover letter; 3-5 page legal writing sample. Resume (must include education, including name of undergraduate and law school, degree received and date graduated; date admitted to bar and jurisdiction; a general description of all past employment relevant to the practice of law, including dates of employment (full and part time) and Supervisors name(s) and telephone number(s).
US Department of Health & Human Services Office of General Counsel
Columbia Tower, 701 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104