Senior Staff Attorney:  Reno-Sparks Indian Colony

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Reno-Sparks Indian Colony is accepting applications for a Senior Staff Attorney. This position will Provides legal counsel and representation including but not limit to the preparation of pleadings, trial and appellate court briefs, negotiations between parties, trial and hearing at the original level of jurisdiction or on appeal, and other tribal, state or federal court or hearing appearances in the best interests of RSIC. Provides legal counsel and representation to the Tribal Chairman and Tribal Council on legal and quasi-legal matters as directed by the Tribal Chairman Tribal Council, and directs and supervises the work of the Staff Attorney.

Must have a minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience in private or public sector law practice, with at least two (2) years’ experience in Tribal Law, preferably involving tribal governance, construction, commercial property, and real estate transactions on tribal land. Be a graduation from an accredited school of law with a Doctorate of Law degree at time of hire; Admission to the Nevada State Bar after one (1) year from date of hire and the expense will be paid by the RSIC; and CLE expenses and travel will be paid by RSIC; Experience and capability in the preparation and review of contracts, leases, and/or other legal documents as evidenced by pre-employment submission of work product; General familiarity of Tribal law, Federal Law, and Nevada law regulations and statutes; Knowledge of Indian laws and sovereign immunity status through professional experience.

Salary DOE; Full-time, Exempt. We offer an excellent benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K Retirement and other voluntary insurances. For more information and to apply, email your resume to Esther Sanchez, HR Director at

PLEASE NOTE: Hiring preference will be given to qualified tribal members of Reno-Sparks Indian Colony followed by members of other federally recognized tribes.

The Reno-Sparks Indian Colony requires a designated candidate to successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen, criminal background check, and confirmation of professional references and certifications.