Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Additional announcements may appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law or leadership job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu.

Legal Services of Oregon

Program Director, Native American Program (NAPOLS), Portland, O.R. NAPOLS assists income-eligible Indian tribes, Native organizations, and individual tribal members, including with cases related to tribal sovereignty and self-governance, estate planning and trust resources, access to benefits, expungement of criminal records, and tribal court cases. NAPOLS also offers community education on a wide range of legal issues. NAPOLS is currently staffed by a Program Director, two staff attorneys, and a paralegal. The Program Director is responsible for the overall success of NAPOLS. The Director’s management responsibilities include but are not limited to guiding the professional development of attorneys and support staff; managing law office systems; contract administration; and representing NAPOLS in the greater community. The Director also maintains a client caseload providing the highest quality legal services to eligible Indian tribes and individuals.

Qualifications include a proven interest in and commitment to working in Indian Country; expertise in federal, tribal, and state laws impacting tribes and tribal members; excellent legal and communication skills; ability to communicate and work with Indian people and Tribal governments. Position requires current Oregon State Bar membership or eligibility for admission by reciprocity. Regular travel throughout Oregon, including some overnight travel, is required. For more information and application instructions, please see the job announcement at https://lasoregon.org/employment.

Crow Tribe of Indians

Legislative Attorney, Crow Agency, M.T. The Crow Tribal Legislature is seeking proposals for an attorney position. Interested applicants must provide a written proposal, which includes: (1) resume, (2) letter of interest, and (3) description of expected compensation and available time commitment, along with an indication of whether there is any preference by the applicant to work on a contract basis or as a member of staff. The Crow Tribe is looking to fill this position as soon as possible. Please see the announcement, or call (406) 638-2023, for more information.

Last week’s post: April 6, 2018.

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