Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Seeking Staff Attorney at Main Office, Cass Lake. Potential work at home hours available!

FTE Staff Attorney-Anishinabe Legal Services

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 Anishinabe Legal Services is seeking a full-time staff attorney to provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts and Administrative Forums.

 BACKGROUND:  Anishinabe Legal Services (ALS) is a Legal Services Corporation (LSC) funded 501(c)(3) organization providing free legal assistance and court representation to low-income individuals living on or near the Leech Lake, White Earth, and Red Lake Reservations in Northern Minnesota.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:  ALS is looking for a highly motivated attorney to provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts, and Administrative Forums.  This attorney will be housed out of our main administrative office on the Leech Lake Reservation in Cass Lake, Minnesota.  Primary duties will include handling a wide variety of civil matters before State and Tribal Courts.

 This attorney is expected to be licensed to practice in the State of Minnesota by the anticipated start date of employment or planning to take the February 2022 Minnesota Bar Exam.  This attorney is also expected to be licensed or willing to become licensed before the Leech Lake, White Earth, and Red Lake Tribal Courts.

 QUALIFICATIONS:  Qualified applicants must possess exceptionally strong oral and written communication skills, negotiation skills, litigation skills, and have exceptional organizational skills with the ability to handle a large caseload of client matters throughout a wide geographic service area.  Applicants must also be able and willing to work efficiently and effectively as part of a team.

 Attorneys with 1+ year of civil practice are preferred, as are applicants with familiarity and experience with practicing before Tribal Courts.  Prior experience working within Indian Country is also preferred.  Native American attorneys are highly encouraged to apply.  EEO, M/F/H.

 All applicants are expected to have a valid driver’s license, insurance, and automobile.

 COMPENSATION:  $54,000/yr.+ D.O.E.  Generous benefit package includes individual and family health and dental insurance, paid time off, and life insurance.  Hybrid in-office/work at home and flex scheduling available.  

 TO APPLY:  Please email a cover letter, resume, and three (3) references to ALS Executive Director Cody Nelson, at: cnelson@alslegal.org.   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.     


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Friday, August 13, 2021

EXPIRED:Hiring Financial Administrator

Anishinabe Legal Services seeks a Financial Administrator at the Main Office in Cass Lake, Minnesota. 

 Background: Anishinabe Legal Services is a non-profit organization that provides civil legal services to the low income communities of White Earth, Leech Lake, and Red Lake Reservations.  The program receives a variety of grants and contracts from federal, state, tribal and private sources.

 This position requires a strong candidate very experienced with Microsoft Excel.  ALS uses Fund Accounting.  Familiarity with Quickbooks is a plus, and experience with federal and state grants is preferred.  A qualified candidate will work directly with Program Management and the board of directors supporting the organization in the following areas:

 General Accounting: Performs payroll activities; Verifies and post transactions to journals, ledger and other records. Handles balancing and reconciliations of sub account activity. Prepares analysis and audit work papers; and monitors cash flow.  Records direct deposit transactions.  Accounts Payable: Oversees all aspects of accounts payable, Processes/posts a variety of accounting transactions such as invoices, payments, and expenses in accordance with department procedures. Maintains accounting files. Enters data into computerized accounting system (Quickbooks) and uses system to research questions and generate reports; Grants Billing: Determines program’s monthly cost allocation per procedures; Understands various grant requirements and restrictions related to approved costs (ie. Indirect and de minimis costs); Processes and submits billings for reimbursement from various sources including federal and state funders; verifies for accuracy to budget and completeness, signatures and assembly in accordance with reimbursing agency requirements; provides information of billing activity to grant management staff and for budgeting; and performs related duties as required.

 Qualifications: An associates’ degree in accounting or business management is required, or a minimum of 4 years work history in a similar position.   Nonprofit experience and specific experience with federal grant management is a plus.  A people oriented personality is essential, excellent attention to detail, be able to multi-task, establish priorities and organize efficiently.  Knowledge of Quickbooks, excel, outlook, word and familiarity with other financial software is also essential.  Must be able to work independently and as a team.

 Compensation: The position is fulltime and starting salary is DOE, $58,000-$65,000. Generous benefits package, including paid health and dental insurance, paid holidays, PTO, life insurance, and flextime scheduling.  Possibility of remote work situation allowed.

 To Apply:  Native Americans are strongly encouraged to apply.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to: Chari LaDuke-Clark, Administrative Director, Anishinabe Legal Services, PO Box 157, Cass Lake, MN 56633 or by email: claduke-clark@alslegal.org.  Applications preferred by August 31, 2021 or until position is filled.





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The use of this website does not create an attorney-client relationship. The information on this site is not legal advice. Legal advice depends on specific facts and circumstances. This website provides general information only. You should contact an attorney if you need specific legal advice or help.

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Hiring Staff Attorney, Cass Lake Office

FTE Staff Attorney-Anishinabe Legal Services

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Anishinabe Legal Services is seeking a full-time staff attorney to provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts and Administrative Forums.

BACKGROUND: Anishinabe Legal Services (ALS) is a Legal Services Corporation (LSC) funded 501(c)(3) organization providing free legal assistance and court representation to low-income individuals living on or near the Leech Lake, White Earth, and Red Lake Indian Reservations in Northern Minnesota. Legal services are provided through grants and contracts with federal, state, and tribal governments, along with generous funding support from various foundations.

RESPONSIBILITIES: ALS is looking for a highly motivated attorney to provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts, and Administrative Forums. This attorney will be housed out of our main administrative office on the Leech Lake Reservation in Cass Lake, Minnesota. Primary duties will include handling a wide variety of civil matters before State and Tribal Courts.

This attorney is expected to be licensed to practice in the State of Minnesota by the anticipated start date of employment, or planning to take the Summer 2021 Minnesota Bar Exam. This attorney is also expected to be licensed or willing to become licensed before the Leech Lake, White Earth, and Red Lake Tribal Courts.

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified applicants must possess exceptionally strong oral and written communication skills, negotiation skills, litigation skills, and have exceptional organizational skills with ability to handle a large caseload of client matters throughout a wide geographic service area. Applicants must also be able and willing to work efficiently and effectively as part of a team.

Attorneys with 3+ years of civil practice are preferred, as are applicants with familiarity and experience with practicing before Tribal Courts. Prior experience working within Indian Country is also preferred. Native American attorneys are highly encouraged to apply. EEO, M/F/H.

All applicants are expected to have a valid driver’s license, insurance, and automobile.

COMPENSATION: D.O.E. Generous benefit package includes individual and family health and dental insurance, paid time off, and life insurance.


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Cody Nelson at cnelson@alslegal.org or contact 218-335-2223 for more information.   Applications preferred by June 30th, 2021 but will be accepted until the position is filled.




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The use of this website does not create an attorney-client relationship. The information on this site is not legal advice. Legal advice depends on specific facts and circumstances. This website provides general information only. You should contact an attorney if you need specific legal advice or help.

Friday, April 23, 2021

Closed: Hiring Support Staff/Receptionist for Main Office


Reception/Support Staff Position _________________________________________________________________________________

Anishinabe Legal Services is seeking a fulltime receptionist/support staff member at the Main Office in Cass Lake.

 BACKGROUND:  Anishinabe Legal Services (ALS) is a Legal Services Corporation funded 501(c)(3) organization providing free legal assistance and court representation to low-income individuals living on or near the Leech Lake, White Earth and Red Lake Indian Reservations in northern Minnesota.  Legal services are provided through grants and contracts with federal, state and tribal governments along with foundational support.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:  ALS is looking for a qualified and highly motivated individual to provide receptionist and supportive duties in a busy law office.  Duties include: answering and routing phone calls, greeting and screening visitors, recording client information in computer case management system, processing mail, ordering of office supplies, and other office duties such as: support to advocate staff and efiling court documents, preparing letters, filing, shredding, etc.

 QUALIFICATIONS:  Qualified applicants must possess strong oral and written communication skills, typing skills, familiarity with Microsoft Office software and office equipment such as multi-function copiers, scanning, faxing, etc.  Applicants must be friendly, able to follow directions, and work in a team environment.  Hands-on training is provided.  Native American applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

 COMPENSATION:  $14.00/hr or DOE, plus employee and dependent benefits such as paid health and dental insurance, paid time off (PTO), and life insurance.

 TO APPLY:  Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to Chari LaDuke-Clark at: claduke-clark@alslegal.org.   Applications are preferred by May 7th, 2021 but will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

Disclaimer: The use of this website does not create an attorney-client relationship. The information on this site is not legal advice. Legal advice depends on specific facts and circumstances. This website provides general information only. You should contact an attorney if you need specific legal advice or help.

Monday, November 16, 2020

EXPIRED Staff Attorney, Main Office

FTE Staff Attorney-Anishinabe Legal Services _________________________________________________________________________________ Anishinabe Legal Services is seeking a full-time staff attorney to provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts and Administrative Forums. 

BACKGROUND: Anishinabe Legal Services (ALS) is a Legal Services Corporation (LSC) funded 501(c)(3) organization providing free legal assistance and court representation to low-income individuals living on or near the Leech Lake, White Earth, and Red Lake Indian Reservations in northern Minnesota. Legal services are provided through grants and contracts with federal, state, and tribal governments, along with generous funding support from various foundations. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: ALS is looking for a highly motivated licensed attorney to provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts, and Administrative Forums. This attorney will be housed out of our main administrative office on the Leech Lake Reservation in Cass Lake, Minnesota. Primary duties will include handling a wide variety of civil matters before State and Tribal Courts. This attorney is expected to be licensed to practice in the State of Minnesota by the anticipated start date of employment; this attorney is also expected to be licensed or willing to become licensed before the Leech Lake, White Earth, and Red Lake Tribal Courts. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified applicants must possess exceptionally strong oral and written communication skills, negotiation skills, litigation skills, and have exceptional organizational skills with ability to handle a large caseload of client matters throughout a wide geographic service area. Applicants must also be able and willing to work efficiently and effectively as part of a team. Attorneys with 3+ years of civil practice are preferred, as are applicants with familiarity and experience with practicing before Tribal Courts. Prior experience working within Indian Country is also preferred. Native American attorneys are highly encouraged to apply. EEO, M/F/H. All applicants are expected to have a valid driver’s license, insurance, and automobile. 

COMPENSATION: D.O.E. Generous benefit package includes individual and family health and dental insurance, paid time off, and life insurance. 

TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter, resume, and three (3) references to ALS Executive Director Cody Nelson, at: cnelson@alslegal.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Disclaimer: The use of this website does not create an attorney-client relationship. The information on this site is not legal advice. Legal advice depends on specific facts and circumstances. This website provides general information only. You should contact an attorney if you need specific legal advice or help.