Michigan Indian Legal Services - Staff Attorney

POSITION: Michigan Indian Legal Services (MILS) has an opening for a staff attorney to work out of tribal offices in southwest Michigan. Start date as early as January 1, 2024. Open until filled.

DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM: MILS, is a statewide provider of free legal services to low income Indians and Indian tribes. MILS represents Indian individuals, families, tribes and organizations in cases that span a range of tribal and federal Indian law cases.

QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal applicant will be licensed to practice law in Michigan or eligible to be admitted by waiver and have three years relevant experience. Applicants must possess both written and oral advocacy skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to protecting the rights of American Indians. A willingness to travel is a must. MILS will accept applications from candidates with all levels of experience.

BENEFITS: This is a full-time position for an initial term of at least one year, with a salary from $49,000 to $65,000 depending on experience. MILS offers a generous health benefit and vacation/sick leave package.

MILS is an equal opportunity employer and encourages minorities, women, and persons with disabilities to apply.

Please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to:

Cameron Ann Fraser
Executive Director
Michigan Indian Legal Services
814 S. Garfield Ave., Suite A
Traverse City, MI 49686

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