Staff Attorney I or II: Lummi Indian Business Council (LIBC)

Staff Attorney I or II: Lummi Indian Business Council (LIBC)

JOB TITLE: Staff Attorney I or II

OPEN: January 4, 2019

CLOSES: January 15, 2019


SALARY: 11 or 12 ($33.18-$42.74)

DURATION: Regular Full Time


JOB SUMMARY: The Staff Attorney I or II works within the Office of the Reservation Attorney (ORA) for the Lummi Nation, and its departments and entities, on a broad range of issues concerning or affecting tribal sovereignty and self-governance. Duties may include providing legal advice and representing the Nation, and its departments and entities, in judicial and administrative proceedings in tribal, federal and state forums. Job performance of the Staff Attorney I or II is evaluated by the Legal Director.


· Graduate of an accredited law school.

· Member in good standing of the Washington State Bar Association or able to obtain admission within 6 months of hire.

· Member of the Lummi Nation Tribal Court Bar in good standing or able to become a member within the first 30 days of employment.

· 1 year of relevant Indian law experience preferred

· Working knowledge in human resource, employee benefits, HR policies and procedures, and/or employee grievance preferred

· 3 years experience in code writing, especially with Native American nations preferred

· Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License and meet eligibility requirements for tribal insurance.

· Lummi/Native American/Veteran preference policy applies.


· Must pass pre-employment and random drug and alcohol test to be eligible for and maintain employment, as required by the LIBC Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace Policy.

· Position requires extensive Criminal Background Check.


To obtain a Lummi Indian Business Council (LIBC) application go to: or request by e-mail For more information contact the HR front desk (360) 312-2023. Submit LIBC application, cover letter, resume & reference letters no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date listed above. If listing degrees or certifications include copies. Mailing Address: 2665 Kwina Road, Bellingham, WA 98226. Human Resource Fax number: 360-380-6991.