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Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Attorney in Durant, Oklahoma

Attorney

Description

Job Summary: Responsible for all legal work as directed by the Executive Director and assigned In-House Counsel II, if applicable. Such responsibilities include providing research and legal advice to the assigned departments of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, case and project management, negotiation of contractual agreements, mitigate legal liability, and working with outside entities on behalf of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.

Primary Tasks:

  1. Responsible for rendering legal advice and services to various departments of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma as directed.

  2. Responsible for providing legal representation to the Nation in all requested and/or required legal and liability areas.

  3. Responsible for the case management of in-house matters and projects as delegated by the Executive Director and In-House Counsel II, if applicable.

  4. Represent Choctaw Nation in court proceedings as assigned.

  5. Will review legal vendor billings accumulated pursuant to cases and projects assigned.

  6. Will be responsible for the preparation, negotiation, review and advisory work pertaining to contracts, agreements, and other legal instruments on behalf of the Nation.

  7. Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

MINIMUM

  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school

  • Must be licensed to practice law by a State within the United States

  • Less than one year experience as an attorney

  • Ability to handle a variety of legal fields, practices and procedures

  • Application of professional knowledge and ability by possessing strong judgment and evaluation skills

TARGET

  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school

  • Must be licensed to practice law by a State within the United States

  • 3 years of experience as an attorney in an in-house environment

  • Understanding of a variety of legal fields, practices and procedures

  • Application of professional knowledge and ability by possessing strong judgment and evaluation skills

  • Grasp of the legal issues and requirements of the tribe’s commercial ventures, such as licensing, acquisition and divestiture

  • Understanding of tribal law, sovereignty, and tribal court proceedings

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Job Legal

Primary Location OK-Durant

Work Locations Durant HQ 1802 Chukka Hina Durant 74701

Organization Legal

Schedule Regular

Full-time

Day Job

Req ID: 21002207

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