Attorney Staff (Family Violence)

Choctaw NationtypePlaceFull TimeOn Site


Description

Job Purpose or Objective(s): Support Member Services programs with legal assistance and represent to ensure all legal needs are being met.

Primary Tasks:

  • Act as legal advocate or advisor concerning legal rights, obligations, and privileges of the individual.

  • Render legal representation for clients of the Choctaw Nation Special Services department.

  • Represent clients in court proceedings as assigned.

  • Review cases to assess risk and safety issues

  • Manage and maintain clear and consistent communication with clients regarding their needs and services being provided.

  • Prepare and oversee the preparation of any legal documentation and filing needs.

  • Perform all other duties as may be assigned.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

MINIMUM

  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school

  • Must be licensed to practice law by a State within the United States

  • Ability to handle a variety of legal fields, practices and procedures

  • Application of professional knowledge and ability by possessing strong judgment and evaluation skills

  • Grasp of the legal issues and requirements of the tribe’s commercial ventures, such as licensing, acquisition and divestiture

  • Understanding of tribal law, sovereignty, and tribal court proceedings

  • Three years’ experience as an attorney

TARGET

  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school

  • Must be licensed to practice law by a State within the United States

  • Understanding of a variety of legal fields, practices and procedures

  • Application of professional knowledge and ability by possessing strong judgment and evaluation skills

  • Grasp of the legal issues and requirements of the tribe’s commercial ventures, such as licensing, acquisition and divestiture

  • Strong Knowledge of tribal law, sovereignty, and tribal court proceedings

  • Five years’ experience as an attorney

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Job Legal

Primary Location OK-Durant

Work Locations Durant HQ 1802 Chukka Hina Durant 74701

Organization Member Services

Schedule Regular

Full-time

Day Job

Req ID: 21014132

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