1st Assistant Attorney General

The Muscogee Nation   Okmulgee, OK   Full-time     Legal
Posted on May 3, 2022

Muscogee (Creek) Nation

Seeking a 1st Assistant Attorney General

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
•Responsible for the supervision of the Department of Justice during the absence of the Attorney General;
•Assists with the hiring of Assistant Attorney Generals;
•Attends Cabinet Meetings during the absence of the Attorney General;
•Responsible for providing legal advice and counsel to the various departments and agencies of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation;
•Negotiation, review and drafting of contracts;
•Negotiation and purchase of commercial and individual property for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation;
•Assists with legal advice and counsel to the Tribal communities;
•Drafting of Tribal legislation;
•Attends tribal committee meetings and provides legal advice to Tribal committees;
•Attends National Council Sessions upon the absence of the Attorney General;
•Assists with the writing and review of Tribal grants upon requests;
•Provides legal advice and counsel on matters between the Federal, State, County and City officials;
•Public speaking at meetings and conferences;
•Provides legal research and memoranda for and on behalf of the Attorney General;
•Provides customer service to citizens and other individuals seeking general information/guidance on the operations of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.
•Perform other duties as assigned by the Attorney General.

Minimum Requirements:
•Must be a graduate of an accredited law school.
•Knowledgeable and/or have experience of Federal Indian law.
•Must have a Valid Oklahoma Driver's License.

Preferred Requirements:
•Must be able to communicate effectively with the public and handle workload under pressure situations.
•Must be able to work with confidential material.
•Extensive working knowledge of specific skilled trade(s).

Additional:
1. Must be licensed to practice law in any state and must be in good standing with that jurisdiction.
2. Must be willing to become licensed to practice law in Oklahoma.
3. Must be a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Bar Association in good standing or be eligible to become a member.

Muscogee (Creek) and Indian Preference