Attorney

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $39,666
Maximum: $65,000
Details: Salary: Depends on Experience

Published

07/24/2018

Start Date

08/13/2018

Application Deadline

08/06/2018

Address

2343 East Broadway Boulevard
Suite 201
Tucson
Arizona
85719
United States

Description

The person to be hired will undertake legal representation for members of the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) in civil actions involving family law matters, consumer cases, housing, benefits, wills, and estate administration. Practice will primarily be before the Gila River Indian Community Court with additional work in the Pinal and Maricopa Superior Court systems.


1. Applicants must be members of the Arizona State Bar or pass the next exam; applicants licensed two years in another jurisdiction may practice by special rule. In addition, a successful candidate should either be admitted to practice before the Gila River Community Court or be willing to apply for and be admitted to practice at GRIC within three months of hire.

2. Preferred candidates should have advocacy experience before administrative tribunals or governmental agencies; education or experience in Indian law and policy highly preferred.

3. Applicants must exhibit a high degree of sensitivity to the legal issues faced

by low-income, rural, and Native populations. They should have initiative, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work well in a multi-cultural setting.


Benefits

Up to 5% additional compensation available to individuals fluent in a language other than English that is used by more than 10% of SALA’s eligible client population. SALA has an excellent benefits package, including health insurance, pension plan, and generous leave provisions.

Level of Language Proficiency

Ability to speak the O’otham language and familiarity with O’otham and Piipaash culture helpful. Bilingual English/Spanish also helpful.


Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

J.D.

How To Apply

salahr@sazlegalaid.org
http://www.sazlegalaid.org

Cover letter, resume and three references


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