Posted April 9, 2019
Tribal Paralegal/Legal Assistant (PA)
Native American tribe located in areas of New York and Pennsylvania seeks an experienced paralegal/legal assistant with immediate availability.
Candidate must be an excellent communicator, very organized/detail oriented, able to handle a large workload, responsible, and able to represent the tribal members in a manner befitting to the tribe.
Under limited supervision, provides legal representation of tribal members in civil and/or criminal matters in accordance with tribal, state, county, federal or other applicable laws (the tribe will provide guidance in Native American Law and state/ federal codes, statutes and ordinances).
The work is normally reviewed upon completion to ensure compliance with general organization/department goals, policies and procedures. Major work activities are covered by procedures or guidelines permitting flexibility in selecting methods to utilize and procedures to follow, determination of work priorities, and the planning and coordination of projects.
- Associate’s Degree or Certification in Paralegal Studies or closely related field and four years’ work experience in the field of law, or an equivalent combination of training, education, and work experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of this position.
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
- Ability to interact with all levels of staff, law enforcement representatives, and outside visitors.
- Effective organizational and analytical skills.