The attorney general provides legal advice and representation to all officials, agencies, departments, divisions and branches of the Tohono O’odham Nation, a federally recognized Indian tribe with 2.8 million acres of reservation land in Southern Arizona. The attorney general represents the Nation in all legal proceedings, and in other matters that affect the legal interests of the Nation; advises senior management and tribal officials; and supervises assistant attorneys general and contract attorneys. (Job announcement, job description, job application and the "Supplemental Conduct and Ethics" form available at http://tolc-nsn.org under Public Notices).
Interested applicants should email a completed application form, resume, letter of interest, and three writing samples to Julianna.Saraficio@tonation-nsn.gov. Writing Samples must include at lease one pleading or substantive memorandum filed in court. Only electronic submissions will be accepted.
CLOSING DATE: February 21, 2019
Juris doctorate from an accredited law school, a licensed attorney admitted to practice before the highest court of a state of the United States, three years of supervisory experience and ten years of experience in the practice of law. If appointed, must be admitted to State Bar of Arizona within 18 months. Subject to background investigation.
Additional Salary Information: Plus benefits
About Tohono O'odham Nation
The Tohono O’odham Nation is a federally recognized Indian tribe that includes approximately 28,000 members occupying tribal lands in Southwestern Arizona. The Nation is the second largest reservation in Arizona in both population and geographical size, with a land base of 2.8 million acres of reservation land. The Tohono O’odham Nation is comprised of three branches of government; Executive (which houses the Chairman and Vice-Chairman’s office), Legislative (which houses the tribal council representatives-two representatives from each of the 12 districts) and Judicial (which houses the courts and judges).