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 1506 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302 


Position: Staff Attorney

Location: Native American Rights Fund (NARF)

Boulder, CO or Washington, D.C.

Closing Date: Open until filled with interviews beginning late-November.

Description: The Native American Rights Fund is a non-profit national Indian law firm representing Indian tribes, organizations, and individuals in Indian law matters of major significance. NARF’s main office is in Boulder, Colorado, with additional offices in Washington, D.C. and Anchorage, Alaska. NARF is looking for an attorney with excellent research and writing skills to assume an Indian boarding school initiative, Indian child welfare, and peacemaking docket. NARF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications: J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and bar admission in any state. Minimum of one (1) year of relevant experience as a practicing attorney with an interest in federal Indian law; experience with, and knowledge of, Native American communities and culture; and experience with federal and/or state court litigation. Experience with Indian boarding school policy, Indian child welfare, or peacemaking is a plus. American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will be required to be licensed in the selected office location or secure a license as soon as reasonably possible.

Salary &

Benefits: The salary range is $115,026 to $203,782 annually. This salary range is based on one (1) to twenty-four plus (24+) years of experience in the Denver Metro market. Actual salary will depend on years of experience, qualifications, and location.

Generous benefits package includes vacation leave, health, dental and vision insurance, and paid time off including sick leave and medical/disability leave. Additionally, there is an employer contribution to employee 401K plan, employer paid group life insurance, accident insurance, and short-term and long-term disability insurance.


Procedure: Submit by email a cover letter, complete resume (including representative sample of litigation matters), three professional references, and a writing sample to Sarah Ortegon: