19 days old

Staff Attorney

Native American Rights Fund
Boulder, Colorado 80203
  • Job Type
    Other
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Location: Native American Rights Fund (NARF) Boulder, CO or Washington, D.C.

Description: The Native American Rights Fund is a non-profit national Indian law firm representing Indian tribes, organizations, and individuals in Indian law matters of major significance. NARF’s main office is in Boulder, Colorado, with additional offices in Washington, D.C. and Anchorage, Alaska. NARF is looking for an attorney with excellent research and writing skills to assume an Indian boarding school initiative, Indian child welfare, and peacemaking docket. NARF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements

J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and bar admission in any state. Minimum of one (1) year of relevant experience as a practicing attorney with an interest in federal Indian law; experience with, and knowledge of, Native American communities and culture; and experience with federal and/or state court litigation. Experience with Indian boarding school policy, Indian child welfare, or peacemaking is a plus. American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will be required to be licensed in the selected office location or secure a license as soon as reasonably possible.

Salary & Benefits: The salary range is $115,026 to $203,782 annually. This salary range is based on one (1) to twenty-four plus (24+) years of experience in the Denver Metro market. Actual salary will depend on years of experience, qualifications, and location.
Generous benefits package includes vacation leave, health, dental and vision insurance, and paid time off including sick leave and medical/disability leave. Additionally, there is an employer contribution to employee 401K plan, employer paid group life insurance, accident insurance, and short-term and long-term disability insurance.

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Posted: 2021-11-12 Expires: 2021-12-12

Native American Rights Fund

Since 1970, the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) has provided legal assistance to Indian tribes, organizations, and individuals nationwide who might otherwise have gone without adequate representation. NARF has successfully asserted and defended the most important rights of Indians and tribes in hundreds of major cases, and has achieved significant results in such critical areas as tribal sovereignty, treaty rights, natural resource protection, and Indian education. NARF is a non-profit 501c(3) organization that focuses on applying existing laws and treaties to guarantee that national and state governments live up to their legal obligations.

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