DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:
Assist the prosecutor for the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, and perform general in-house duties for the Tribal Council as directed.
Provide legal advice and assistance to the Tribal Council, administrators, program and enterprise directors/managers.
Prepare legal documents.
Conduct legal research and draft memoranda
Act as agent of the Tribal Council in various transactions.
Provide counsel and representation regarding issues such as: treaty rights, taxation, environmental, employment, Indian gaming and civil regulations.
Represent Tribal Council in court and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies.
Provides legal counsel and representation on Indian Child Welfare matters.
Maintain and revise the Tribal Code. Draft, review, revise and act as consultant in regard to legal codes and legislation.
Review and assist in revision of personnel manuals, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with tribal and applicable federal laws.
Review contracts for legal sufficiency.
Advise committees relative to economic and financial development, environmental concerns, employee benefits and employment policies.
Perform other related duties as assigned by the Tribal Attorney.
This position announcement summary is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks which will be required of this position and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of the position will be. It is not intended to limit or modify the right of the supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of this position, nor to exclude other similar duties not mentioned. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level difficulty.