Senior Tribal Attorney

Hoopa Valley Tribe
Hoopa, CA Full-time
Posted on July 3, 2019

Senior Tribal Attorney

The Hoopa Valley Tribe, a federally recognized Indian Tribe located in Hoopa, CA, seeks an Attorney to fill the position of Senior Tribal Attorney. The successful candidate will serve in the Office of Tribal Attorney under the supervision of the Hoopa Valley Tribal Council and Tribal Chairman. Provides a wide range of legal services to the Hoopa Valley Tribe, including without limitation advice, negotiation, drafting, research, lobbying, representation in litigation and administrative proceedings and other duties as assigned by the Council. Senior Tribal Attorney does not provide legal services or advice to individual Tribal members, except upon resolution of the Hoopa Valley Tribal Council. Contractual, Salary: Depends on Experience.

Minimum Qualifications: Juris Doctorate (J.D.) Degree. Minimum of five to ten years practicing Federal Indian Law and/or training; or equivalent combination of education or experience. Member in good standing of any state bar; California Bar Membership (highly desired) or willing to obtain California Bar membership within one year of hire. Outstanding writing, research and communication skills required. Experience in employment law, civil litigation, contracts and business law, and tax law. Must possess a Valid CA Driver's License and be insurable. Preference will be given to qualified Native American Indian applicants. This position classified safety-sensitive. Position is open until filled.

The Tribe's Alcohol and Drug Policy and TERO Ordinance apply.