Anishinabe Legal Services Seeks Fellow, Staff Attorney


Attention 2017 law school graduates: ALS wants to host a fellow! ALS proposes fellowship projects concentrating on services to a Native American population in Rural Minnesota and primarily with Elders in Elder Abuse related matters and expanding tribal court jurisdiction. The Equal Justice Works RFP application is open until Sept. 16th.

If you are a current 3L, have an interest in Native American and Elder Law, and would like more information about our organization, please contact Chari at 1-800-422-1335 or by email:

Staff Attorney

ALS is looking for a well-qualified and highly motivated Staff Attorney to provide direct legal services for clients before administrative agencies and Tribal Courts throughout the Anishinabe Reservations in North Central Minnesota. The staff attorney will be responsible to provide direct legal services to individuals specifically with their disability benefits including obtaining federal disability benefits through the reconsideration and appeals processes, but also handling overpayments and cessation cases, as well as other legal matters related to consumer law, school law, and tribal law.

This attorney is expected to be licensed to practice in the State of Minnesota by anticipated start date of position; this attorney is also expected to be licensed or willing to immediately become licensed before the local Tribal Courts. Salary is D.O.E. and benefits include individual and family health insurance, dental insurance, paid holidays, paid time off and life insurance.

TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter and resume, along with writing sample and three (3) references to ALS Administrative Director, Chari LaDuke-Clark, Anishinabe Legal Services, PO Box 157, Cass Lake, MN 56633 or email required application materials to Applications preferred by Sept. 19th but will be accepted until the position is filled.

About Sarah M Donnelly

Program Coordinator for the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.
This entry was posted in Announcements, Author: Sarah Donnelly, jobs, tribal courts and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s