DNA-People’s Legal Services (DNA) attorneys represent clients in federal, state, and tribal courts, and before administrative agencies. DNA tribal court advocates represent clients in tribal courts and before administrative agencies. Representation encompasses a wide range of civil matters, including domestic relations, public benefits, consumer problems, civil rights, and land disputes.
STATE LICENSE STAFF ATTORNEY-Applicants must have a JD degree and be licensed to practice in respective state; It is preferred that an applicant have at least three (3) years’ experience in the practice of law. The applicant must be licensed in their respective state and produce a Certificate of Good Standing; must be a bright, motivated, self-starter; must have the tenacity to assume immediate practice responsibilities, including handling a significant caseload touching on many different areas of law with regular appearances in court; must demonstrate an interest in poverty law and working with Native American and low income clients.
TRIBAL LICENSE STAFF ATTORNEY- Licensed Navajo Nation Bar Attorney (Advocates) in good standing and three (3) years of civil matters, including domestic relations, public benefits, consumer problems, civil rights, and land disputes work experiences. All applicants must demonstrate a commitment to serving the legal needs of poor persons generally and Native Americans specifically. Strong writing skills and good references are required.
Full-time salary starts at $37,500, with increases based on experience. DNA has a fringe benefits package including leave benefits and employee insurance coverage (medical, dental, life, disability, etc.). Applicant must submit to a criminal background check. Please send a resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript and a short writing sample to Human Resources Director, P. O. Box 765, Tuba City, AZ 86045 or email HResources@dnalegalservices.org. The position will remain open until filled. If you have questions or need further information, please contact the Human Resources Department at (928) 283-3206.
Native Americans, Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. DNA is an equal opportunity/ Affirmative action employer. Preference is given to qualified Navajo and Native American applicants.