Staff Attorney, Indian Law Project

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Job location
204 Marsh Ave., Suite 101
Reno, NV 89509
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Nevada Legal Services, Reno Office
Street address: 
204 Marsh Ave., Suite 101
City: 
Reno
State: 
Nevada
ZIP: 
89509
Job type: 
Other
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. Experience with criminal defense highly preferred as well as knowledge of federal Indian law or tribal law. Salary is $42,154+ DOE. Must be licensed to practice in any jurisdiction and eligible for Rule 72.1 admission in Nevada. Nevada Legal Services is an equal opportunity employer.

Requirements: 

Frequent travel to rural Nevada, including overnight stays is required. Experience with criminal defense or knowledge of federal Indian law or tribal law highly preferred.

To apply: 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Jennifer Jeans, 204 Marsh Ave., Suite 101, Reno, NV, 89509 or [email protected].

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$42,154+DOE
Submission deadline: 
Monday, May 30, 2016
Expiration date: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016