Indian Law Staff Attorney
Duties: Acts as public defender in a number of tribal jurisdictions and also serves as counsel to the Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada. Conducts clinical programs for a variety of tribal courts.
Senior Legal Counsel
The candidate under the direction of the General Counsel, assists in providing legal advice and services to the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, including its departments, arms (including the Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise), subdivisions, regulatory bodies, committees, entities and business enterprises (MPTN) concerning legal rights, responsibilities and obligations. A Juris Doctorate required from an ABA-accredited/approved law school. 7 year...
The candidate under the direction of the General Counsel, represents the interests of the firm and is responsible for providing legal services to the Tribe's operations. Provides day-to-day legal advice to tribal officials and team members. Researches and prepares legal documents and opinions. Represents company in meetings and negotiations. Appears in Tribal, State, and Federal court and before Legislative bodies. Monitors legislation and legal proceedings ...
Tenure Track Faculty - Native American Studies
The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, Humanities, Social Sciences, or related field. J.D. or ABD candidates will also be considered. Should have ability to: teach General Ethnic Studies courses such as ETHN 11 (Introduction to Ethnic Studies) or ETHN 100 (Ethnic America) at the university level; teach Native American Studies courses at the university Level; propose and teach new courses in Native American Studie...
The candidate must have a JD degree and be licensed to practice, or by reciprocity be able to obtain a license to practice, in South Dakota, or be qualified to take the next South Dakota Bar Exam; must be a bright, motivated, selfstarter; must have the tenacity to assume immediate practice responsibilities, including handling a significant caseload touching on many different areas of law with regular appearances in court; must demonstrate an interest in p...
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Tribal Courts Project Manager
The candidate will work with a project team to conduct Tribal Court Assessments for identified Alaskan villages on behalf of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Will manage and coordinate all work, activities, issues, and other contractual obligations related to 15 tribal court assessments in Alaska per year. Also be responsible for the effective management of funds and personnel and be accountable for the quality and timely delivery of all contract...
Assistant Visiting Professor of Law
The candidate will teach Indian Law and other first year and required courses. Should have superior academic record with demonstrated excellence in scholarship and teaching or a strong potential to excel as scholar and teacher.
Assistant Professor of Law
The candidate will teach Indian Law in the 2020-2021 academic year. Must have superior academic record and performance to date that demonstrates excellence in scholarship and teaching or a strong potential to excel as scholars and teachers.
Duties: Works under the primary supervision and direction of the Tribal Board to provide legal advice and representation to the Board and to the various governmental programs, departments, and enterprises of the Tribe. Provides legal services to the Tribal government’s Executive Director for operational direction consistent with the laws, budgets and policy directives enacted by the Tribal Board of Directors. Entails performing a broad range of legal work...
Legal Counsel (in-house)
The candidate will perform legal services for and on behalf of the Community as in-house attorney. Responsible for providing legal services and counsel in a number of areas, including but not limited to: representing the Community in tribal court on child welfare matters pursuant to Community Domestic Relations Code and working closely with Family and Children Services department and their clients; representing the Community in conservatorship matt...