Staff 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.
How to Apply for Open Positions
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.