Legal and Judicial

 

Staff Attorney-Legal Department
(1 - Full Time – Contractual)

Summary: The Tribal Staff Attorney is a member of the Tribe’s unified Legal Department.
The principal duty of the Tribal Staff Attorney is to provide in-house legal services to the Tribe.
The duties and obligations of the Tribal Staff Attorney are primarily governed by the Tribe’s
Unified Legal Department Act of 2015.

Employment Qualifications: A qualified candidate offers the following:
• J.D. Degree from an ABA-accredited law school; and
• one or more years of law practice experience with a law firm, legal department, non-profit,
or legal services organization; and
• a working knowledge of Federal Indian Law; and
• a current license to practice law in any U.S. state.
• If not licensed in Michigan, must obtain license to practice law in Michigan and in the Little
River Band of Ottawa Indians Tribal Court within six months of hire.

Pay Grade: E8
Hiring Range: $75,545 - $94,431
Status: Exempt; Contracted, Bi-Weekly pay

Application Instructions:
Obtain an application form and a copy of the position description by contacting Human
Resources at:
LRBOI HR Department, 2608 Government Center Dr, Manistee, MI 49660
phone: (231) 398-6859; Email: jobs@lrboi-nsn.gov  ; www.lrboi-nsn.gov 

To apply please submit completed application, cover letter and resume, no later than 5 p.m.
on September 22, 2015 to:
LRBOI HR Department, 2608 Government Center Dr, Manistee, MI 49660
fax: (231) 398-9101; Email: jobs@lrboi-nsn.gov 

Conditions of employment with the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Tribal Government include: passing a
pre-employment drug test and background investigation. Candidates for this position will be required to
have dependable transportation available to them without notice. For further information, please contact
the LRBOI HR Department.


Attorney Advisor (General), CU-0905-13/14

OFFICE: OGC, Office of General Counsel

DUTY STATION: Alexandria, VA

OPENING DATE: 02/02/2015

CLOSING DATE: 03/03/2015

VACANCY NUMBER: OGC-15-ALL-1315770 (All US Citizens)

CONTACT: Tammy Lewis, 703-518-6513

LISTED BELOW IS A LINK TO USAJOBS FOR THE ANNOUNCEMENT REFERENCED ABOVE. YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY ONLINE.

NOTE: This is an Excepted Service Position. Persons Receiving an excepted service appointment do not receive competitive service status.

PUBLIC NON-STATUS (Open to All U.S. citizens)

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/393045400 

Please read the “How to Apply” section on the vacancy announcement carefully.

A resume is required when applying for this position. It must address the specialized experience as described in the Qualifications and Evaluations section of this vacancy announcement. Your resume must provide specific details as to how your experience meets the specialized experience for the position. Failure to provide support in your resume will result in an ineligible rating due to not meeting the specialized experience.

You must also ensure that your resume provides enough detail to support your answers to the occupational questionnaire. Failure to do so may result in a lower or ineligible rating.


 

Legal Program Assistant
ACLU of Maryland

The ACLU of Maryland seeks a dynamic individual to join the Legal Department staff as Legal Program Assistant. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Maryland is a non-profit organization that defends the civil rights and civil liberties of Maryland's residents and visitors. Our 20 staff members, along with several volunteers and interns, work to achieve our mission using litigation, legislation and public education on a broad range of constitutional issues, including racial justice, free speech, religious freedom, reproductive rights, and voting rights. For a fuller view of our broad agenda, visit http://www.aclu-md.org . The main office (and this position) is located in Baltimore, MD, and the field office is located in Takoma Park, MD.

Position Overview: The Legal Program Assistant, a position reporting to and working closely with the Legal Administrator, staffs our Civil Rights Complaint Line, responds to all intakes, investigates civil rights violations, provides paralegal support in cases, assists with our Know Your Rights trainings and Election Protection campaigns, provides secretarial support, and supervises interns and volunteers performing a variety of tasks.

Core Responsibilities: Intake and Complaint Line

Intern/Volunteer Program: Recruit, interview, hire, train and supervise interns and volunteers for administrative tasks, Complaint Line, and other legal program needs.

Case Development and Litigation Support: Factual investigation and client contact in select cases.

Campaign Support: Assist with Election Protection preparations and Election Day efforts. Assist with Know Your Rights campaign, training preparation, and follow-up.

Office Support: Assist with answering calls to main phone line. Maintain all legal files (cases, subject matter, etc.) and supervise all filing activity. Other duties as assigned by the Legal Program Administrator and Legal Director.

Qualifications:

Compensation and Benefits: Salary based on experience. Excellent benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays, medical and dental insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, life and disability insurance, and a friendly work environment.

How to Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and professional references by email or mail. Applications accepted through November 12, 2014, or until position is filled. Please indicate in your cover letter where you found this job listing.

Hiring Committee: Legal Program Assistant ACLU of Maryland 3600 Clipper Mill Rd., Ste. 350 Baltimore, MD 21211 Fax: 410-366-7838 jobposting@aclu-md.org 

All applications will be reviewed. It will not be possible for us to accept telephone calls of inquiry. The ACLU of Maryland is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation or disability. Moreover, the ACLU of Maryland aggressively seeks to broaden diversity in the areas of race and disabilities.


 

Legal Assistant
Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Auburn Washington

Under general supervision, provides a variety of administrative support services for the Office of the Tribal Attorney, including drafting, organizing and filing legal documents under the supervision of a Legal professional or an Attorney. Duties require a clear understanding and skill in handling legal and basic accounting and mathematics.

Required: Graduation from a high school or equivalent with course work in general office practices, and three (3) years of experience in an office, administrative, or related support position for a legal office is required. 

For more information or to apply, please visit our website at www.muckleshoot.nsn.us

 

 

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