In-House Attorney Morongo Band of Mission Indians
Salary Depending on Experience
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians, located in Banning, California is seeking an experienced attorney to act as in-house Tribal Attorney to provide legal counsel on a range of issues as well as representation in tribal and state court regarding a broad range of matters affecting the Morongo Tribal Government and its various departments. This is an exempt position.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Primary duties include providing on-site legal advice to the Tribal Council and various Tribal government and commercial entities regarding a wide variety of matters, including gaming related matters; attending frequent meetings of the Tribal Council and periodic meetings of the Tribe's General Membership; drafting Tribal Ordinances, policies and procedures; negotiating and documenting commercial transactions; drafting formational documents of Tribal commercial entities; negotiating, writing and reviewing various types of contracts, including leases, permits, purchase agreements, development agreements and inter- governmental agreements; and coordinating and working with the Tribe’s outside General Counsel and special counsel.
EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION: Admitted to practice law and in good standing with the California Bar. At least eight (8) year of legal experience working for an Indian Tribe, or a firm representing Tribal interests and related areas. Must have an excellent past work record evidenced by favorable references from past employers, a California State Court Judge, a Federal Judge or Magistrate, or at least two attorneys admitted to practice in the state in which they practice. A Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited U.S. law school. Must have a good law school academic record evidenced by law school transcripts and writing samples.
APPLY: Submit your resume and letter of interest by email: email@example.com . Visit our website at www.morongo.com/employment for employment application. Interviews are by appointment only. Call 951-755-5180 for more information.