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View job postings from August 3, 2018.
Table Mountain Rancheria
In-House Legal Counsel, Friant, CA. Serve as legal advisor to the Tribal Council, tribal government departments and economic enterprises. Perform high level legal research and analysis in numerous areas of law and policy related to Federal Indian and California Law. Provide in-house support and legal advice on Tribal, State, Gaming and Federal laws and regulations. Please see the job description for more information.
Sacks Tierney, P.A.
Litigation Associate, Scottsdale AZ. Seeking a candidate with three to five years of experience. Knowledge of tribal law and water law is strongly preferred. Please direct questions and send resumes to Nicole at Nicole.email@example.com.
Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP
2019 Summer Clerkships and Fellowships, San Francisco, CA. Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP is a boutique law firm specializing in government, land use, renewable energy, and environmental law. Summer clerkships are open to students who will have completed their 2L year. The three-year fellowship is open to recent law school graduates. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, with a deadline of August 15 for the clerkship and Labor Day for the fellowship. Please see the job descriptions for more information.
(2) Staff Attorneys, Sante Fe, NM. WildEarth Guardians seeks two public interest-focused staff attorneys with a minimum of 5 years experience to join our legal team. Experience with at least some of the laws governing management, land use, and resource protection on public lands is essential. Applications should include, in a single pdf: cover letter; resume; one legal writing sample; and contact information for three professional references. The hiring committee will review applications on a rolling basis, with an ideal start date of no later that September 28. Please see the job description for more information.
Federal Communications Commission
Attorney Advisor (General), Washington, D.C. The position is in the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Office of Native Affairs and Policy. Incumbent in this position: Serves as a senior attorney advisor to the Chief and Deputy Chief, on all policy matters. Provides expertise on Tribal issues and ensures that the Commission’s telecommunications regulatory policies with respect to federally-recognized American Indian Tribes, Alaska Native Villages, Hawaiian Home Lands, and other Native Communities are implemented and met. Application closes August 21, 2018. Please see the job description for more information.
Department of the Interior
(2) Attorney Adviser (General), Lakewood, CO. Specific duties will include providing a full array of legal services to the offices and programs of the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR); Coordinating with colleagues and other offices in the Office of the Solicitor; and reviewing proposed legislation and testimony on proposed legislation related to the ONRR. Application closes August 16, 2018. Please see the job description for more information.
Department of Justice
(2) Trial Attorneys, Denver, CO. The Natural Resources Section seeks to hire and cultivate talented trial attorneys and provides its lawyers with frequent and meaningful court experience in a variety of jurisdictions on a broad range of issues. The ideal candidate should be comfortable in a “first-chair” role in multiple complex cases. The application closes September 4, 2018. Please see the job description for more information.
Trial Attorney, Washington, D.C. The Environment and Natural Resources Division, Indian Resources Section seeks applicants with a demonstrated record of complex case management, initiative and creativity, strong courtroom skills, outstanding legal writing, and a commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards. Experience in water rights litigation and knowledge and experience in Indian, administrative, and constitutional law are highly desirable. Application closes August 30, 2018. Please see the job description for more information and to apply.
(8) Trial Attorneys, Washington D.C. The Natural Resource Division seeks attorneys for cases involving the stewardship of our national parks, forests, rangelands, wildlife refuges, and offshore resources; the Nation’s trust relationship with Native Americans and Tribes; vital federal programs ranging from nuclear materials management to military preparedness to energy policy and resource extraction; and original actions in the U.S. Supreme Court to resolve boundary and water allocation disputes. Applications close September 4, 2018. Please see the job description for more information.
Assistant United States Attorney, Phoenix, AZ. AUSAs represent the interests of the United States of America in the United States District Court of Arizona and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. AUSAs immediately undertake cases, many high profile, in any of several units within each division. Application closes August 16, 2018. Please see the job description for more information.
Assistant United States Attorney (Criminal), Portland, OR. The qualified applicant would be expected to (a) assist federal law enforcement agents in structuring and implementing criminal investigative plans and strategies; (b) actively participate in grand jury proceedings; and (c) litigate cases of moderate to high complexity from start to finish with limited supervision. Application closes August 20, 2018. Please see the job description for more information.
(2) Assistant United States Attorney (Civil), Portland, OR. Seeking attorneys to fill an Assistant United States Attorney vacancy in the Asset Recovery and Money Laundering Division, Affirmative Civil Enforcement (ACE) unit. Application closes August 20, 2018. Please see the job description for more information.
Assistant United States Attorney (Criminal), Medford, OR. The individual selected for this position will be responsible for the investigation and prosecution of violent crime cases that may include drug crimes; firearms offenses; child exploitation crimes; human trafficking; organized crime; criminal immigration matters; and general crimes. Application closes August 20, 2018. Please see the job description for more information.
Honors Program Entry Level Attorneys, Washington D.C. This job is being filled at many locations nationwide. The Attorney General’s Honors Program is the Department of Justice recruitment program for entry-level attorneys, and attracts applications from law students graduating during the current academic year, and law school graduates serving in judicial clerkships, qualifying full-time fellowships, or attending full-time graduate law programs (LL.M.). Application closes September 4, 2018. Please see the description for more information.