Associate Attorney, Tribal Partnerships Program - Earth Justice

Sunday, January 02, 2022 12:16 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)
Job Title: Associate Attorney, Tribal Partnerships Program
Job Location: Seattle, WA; Denver, CO
Job Type: Full-time
Compensation: Seattle: $83,000 - $104,400 Denver: $78,700-98,900
Job Category Attorney
Job Description: Earthjustice is accepting applications for an Associate Attorney to join our Tribal Partnerships team. This position will focus on litigation and advocacy on behalf of our tribal clients and partners. Earthjustice is proud of our longstanding and productive relationships with tribes and Indigenous communities and is committed to expanding our tribal and Indigenous representation. 
Job Requirements: -Law school graduates who are admitted, or willing to apply for admission, to the state bar where they are located. 
-Up to 5 years of litigation experience, either in full-time employment or in summer jobs or internships while in school. Litigation experience on issues of concern to tribes and Indigenous communities is a plus. 
-Experience representing or working in partnership with tribes and/or tribal communities. 
-Excellent research, writing, analytic, and communication skills. 
-Ability to work independently and to prioritize tasks and deadlines. 
-Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well collegially both inside and outside the organization. 
-Strong and demonstrated initiative, good judgment, creativity, and work ethic. 
-Ability and willingness to travel as needed, including for case work, court appearances, and meetings with clients and partners. 
-Commitment to serving the public interest and a passion for the role of Earthjustice and its mission. 
-Demonstrated awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and orientations. 
-Commitment to help create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences. 
How to Apply
Closing Date Jan 21, 2022

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