The interns may be asked to do a variety of things, including day-to-day office work such as answering phones, writing letters and assisting constituents. In addition, interns may be assigned to assist in various constituent casework or work on District-based projects of importance. read more
Duties : Will handle cases for low-income individuals and families in a wide variety of poverty law areas including family law, housing, public benefits, and consumer issues. The work will include participating in community education and outreach to eligible clients, and recruitment of and collaboration with pro bono attorneys. Handle a significant caseload to assist domestic violence victims, including an opportunity to be involved in outreach and case hand... read more
The candidate will be responsible for: Provide the full range of high-quality legal services to DNA clients. Be familiar with and follow all DNA and funder policies, and all applicable state, federal, and local regulations. Participate in community outreach, training programs, and client education events. Participate in remote, local, or online intake. Performs other duties as assigned. Must be a graduate of an accredited law school and a member of the Arizo... read more
Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellowship
The candidate will work alongside and under the supervision of Navajo licensed attorneys to provide outreach, community legal education, and a full spectrum of legal assistance. Will participate fully in regular office activities, including intake, applicant interviews, case acceptance meetings, data collection and timekeeping, legal research, community outreach, document preparation, and court appearances. With this breadth of integrati...
Senior Tribal Court Advocate
The candidate will be responsible for: Independently prepares and is responsible for more advanced and complex criminal and civil (juvenile) cases, including appellate cases; interviews witnesses, clients, experts and others; investigates all aspects of criminal and delinquent cases, negotiates settlements with opposing parties; prepares legal memoranda, briefs, motions and other required documents for court presentations; appears in court. Per...
The candidate will be responsible for: Represent and provide legal guidance and advice to the Navajo Nation Council, its standing committees, boards and commissions involving various areas of law; representation to entities of the Legislative Branch. Work with other staff of the Office under supervision of a Principal Attorney and the general direction of the Chief Legislative Counsel; drafts legislation, pleadings, briefs, legal memoranda, and correspondence in a...
Assistant Attorney General
The candidate works closely with technical staff within the Department of Water Resources and other programs within the Navajo Nation, and with consultants retained to provide technical support to the Nation or to serve as expert witnesses. Reports to the Attorney General of the Navajo Nation and provides legal advice on all water rights matters to the Office of the President and Vice President, the Office of the Speaker, the Navajo Nation Counci...
The candidate will be responsible for: Represents the interest of the Navajo Nation in prosecuting individuals alleged to have violated provisions of the Navajo Nation Code; reviews citations, arrest sheets and other law enforcement documents and reports; interviews witnesses, gathers facts and data; determines if sufficient evidence exists to support the charges; conducts legal research; drafts complaints, motions and/or other legal proceedings; prepares a lega...
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District Court Judge
The candidate will perform work of unusual difficulty in presiding over civil, criminal and family court cases. Will provide policy direction and guidance in the operation of the Judicial District. Perform related duties as assigned. Hear and decide cases within the jurisdiction of the Agency courts, including evidentiary hearings, motions writs and trials; issues search and arrest warrants; hears the facts and interprets and applies applicable statute...
The candidate will work in certification, or licensure, transcripts, copies of degrees, certificates, and other appropriate documents must be submitted along with employment application. Under the direction of the Chief Legislative Counsel or their designee, provides legal advice and guidance to the Navajo Nation Council. Standing committees, boards, commissions and entities of the Legislative Branch in all areas of law. Performs legal work of significant complexi...
Duties: Performs administrative, managerial, and prosecution work in directing the Office of the Chief Prosecutor and component districts including the Juvenile Justice and White Collar Crime programs. Administers short and long range planning, organizing, directing, strategic planning for annual, external, and supplemental budgets, and related activities of the Office of the Chief Prosecutor. Coordinates and evaluates the overall effectiveness of the assi...
Duties: Under general direction of Assistant Attorney General or the Attorney General, and Deputy Attorney General, Provides legal direction to Divisions, Departments and Offices, regarding a wide range of legal issues, including statutory and regulatory grounds for local authority, contract disputes and procurement issues, and intergovernmental relations; performs professional legal work in counseling, research, trial and other legal work; present cases in...
The candidate will provide the full range of high-quality legal services to clients. Will be familiar with and follow all organization's and funder policies, and all applicable state, federal, and local regulations. Participate in community outreach, training programs, and client education events. Participate in remote, local, or online intake. Must be licensed to practice in the applicable Tribal Court. Should have competence in working with diverse individuals a... read more
Tribal Court Advocate
The candidate under supervision of Senior Attorney, reviews pleading of Navajo Nation Department of Child Support Services (NNDCSS) staff for corrections, consistency and requirements for establishment and enforcement or modification of paternity, child Support medical support, anendment to birth certificate, wage withholding. Represents Navajo Nation and best interest of the child in administrative hearing or judicial forum in Navajo Nation Office of... read more
The candidate represents the interest of the Navajo Nation in prosecuting individuals alleged to have violated provisions of the Navajo Nation Code; reviews citations, arrest sheets and other law enforcement documents and reports; interviews witnesses, gathers facts and data; determines if sufficient evidence exists to support the charges; conducts legal research; drafts complaints, motions and/or other legal proceedings; prepares a legal strategy; gathers and ... read more