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 How to Apply for Open Positions

To apply for an employment opportunity with the Law Center, first download an employment application  or email  for a copy of the application.Then send your resume, cover letter, writing sample and the completed application via US Mail or email to: 

Therese E. Yanan, Director of Program Services
Native American Disability Law Center
3535 E. 30th Street, Suite 201
Farmington, NM 87402
505.566.5880

 

STAFF ATTORNEY

Farmington or Gallup, New Mexico

The Native American Disability Law Center is looking for qualified applicants for an Attorney position.  The Law Center provides legal services to Native Americans with disabilities living on or near the Navajo, Hopi, and San Juan Southern Paiute reservations.  Our offices are located in Farmington and Gallup, New Mexico; however, we serve a broad area around the Four Corners Region of Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico.  The Attorney represents clients in administrative hearings, and tribal, state and federal court actions.  The Attorney will also work with tribal governments on legislation and policies effecting individuals with disabilities.  Applicants must have a demonstrable interest in issues facing individuals with disabilities, a willingness to conduct community education trainings, and assist in training non-attorney staff.

Admission to the Utah, Arizona, or New Mexico Bar is preferred. Because of high level of independence & responsibility, over 7 years experience is also preferred.  Willingness to take the next available state and tribal bar exam is required.

Salary: Depends upon experience.

Excellent benefits.

If interested, please submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample to:

Therese E. Yanan

Co-Director of Program Services

Native American Disability Law Center

3535 E. 30th Street, Suite 201

Farmington, New Mexico 87402

505/566-5880

 

Advocate

Location: Gallup, New Mexico

 The Native American Disability Law Center (Law Center) is looking for qualified applicants for an Advocate position. The Law Center is a private non-profit organization that provides legal services to Native Americans with disabilities living on or near the Navajo and Hopi reservations. The Law Center is committed to ensuring that Native Americans with disabilities have access to justice and are empowered and equal members of their communities.

Applicants should have a B.S.W. or a B.A. or B.S. in psychology, education, or a related field, experiences with abuse and neglect investigations, and be familiar with the service delivery system for people with disabilities. In addition, the advocate will coordinate and support self-advocacy skills within the tribal communities. Travel will be required. Preferably applicants should be able to communicate and interpret effectively in Navajo or Hopi.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Salary: DOE

The Law Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Preference is given to qualified Hopi, Navajo and other Native American applicants. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

For an application and job description, please call 505-566-5880 or send email to .

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to:

Yolanda Sandoval, Senior Advocate

Native American Disability Law Center

207 South Second Street

Gallup, New Mexico 87301

  

Law Clerk Positions and Fellowships

The Law Center occasionally hires current law school students as summer law clerks. If you are interested in a law clerk position, please contact the Law Center at the above address. Depending on your interests and the Law Center's legal needs, we may be able to place you for a summer position in one of our offices.

If you are near graduation or have recently graduated from law school and are interested in pursuing a fellowship to work with the Native American Disability Law Center, we welcome such interest. Again, please contact the Law Center at the above address.