Staff Attorney - Indian Law

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Job location
204 Marsh Avenue
Reno, NV 89509
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Nevada Legal Services
Street address: 
204 Marsh Avenue
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Nevada Legal Services has an opening for a staff attorney within our Indian Law Program. Nevada Legal Services is a statewide non-profit that provides free legal assistance to low income Nevadans. The Indian Law Program is based out of our Reno office and serves the 27 Native American tribes and colonies within the State of Nevada. The Program provides a wide range of services to both tribal members and tribal governments based upon the needs expressed by each community. In that capacity, the Program acts as public defender in a number of tribal jurisdictions and also serves as counsel to the Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada. Frequent travel to rural Nevada, including overnight stays is required.

Benefits Include -
Paid Medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
Paid vacation & sick leave
Bar dues paid annually


Experience with criminal defense highly preferred as well as knowledge of federal Indian law or tribal law. Must be licensed to practice in any jurisdiction and eligible for Rule 72.1 admission in Nevada.

To apply: 

Please send a cover letter and resume to Roberta O'Hara, [email protected]

Nevada Legal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$42,154 - $58,350
Submission deadline: 
Friday, March 30, 2018
Expiration date: 
Friday, March 30, 2018