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FTE Staff Attorney RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients. Provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts and Administrative Forms on or near the White Earth Reservation. Primary duties will include representation of parents in CHIPS matters before the Tribal Court, civil commitment defense, and landlord/tenant law. Will be primarily housed out of office located in the village. Will also be expected to be licensed or willing to immediately become licensed before the Leech Lake, White Earth and Red Lake Tribal Courts.
Qualification and Experience
QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed in the State of Minnesota by the anticipated start date of position, or have taken the July 2018 Minnesota Bar exam. Must possess strong oral and written communication skills, negotiation skills, litigation skills, have exceptional organizational skills with ability to handle a large caseload of client matters throughout a wide geographic service area. Applicants must also be able and willing to work efficiently and effectively as part of a team. 3+ years of civil practice are strongly preferred, as are applicants with familiarity and experience practicing before Tribal Courts. Prior experience working within Indian Country is also strongly preferred. Native American attorneys are highly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: August 31 st , 2018
Send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) references .
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