Job Opportunities

Secretary – Part Time

Gallup, New Mexico

Minimum educational requirement is a high school diploma or GED and one (1) year of general secretarial experience. Must be proficient in typing, strong writing and communication skills, and computer literate (Word XP, Excel, Internet – Database, Microsoft Outlook). Specifically seeking applicants able to communicate and interpret effectively in Navajo or Hopi.

Native American Disability Law Center is an equal opportunity /affirmative action employer. Preference is given to qualified Navajo, Hopi and other Native American applicants.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: Opened Until Filled

Salary: DOE

For an employment application, please contact the Law Center at 505-566-5880.

To apply, send a complete Native American Disability Law Center application with Resume, Letter of Interest and 2 Letters of Recommendations to:

Management Team

Native American Disability Law Center


Attorney Position

Farmington, New Mexico

The Native American Disability Law Center is looking for qualified applicants for a Staff 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 Staff Attorney represents clients in administrative hearings, and tribal, state and federal court actions.  The Staff 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 2 years experience is also preferred.  Willingness to take the next available state and tribal bar exam is required.

Salary: Depends upon experience.

Excellent benefits.

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

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.