New Mexico Legal Aid staff attorney: Gallup office and Native American Program. Native American, domestic violence, and general poverty law work

Job Description
Type of Job: 
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

New Mexico Legal Aid (NMLA) seeks a staff attorney to represent people in poverty law work predominantly in the northwest counties of New Mexico. There may also be some stateside responsibilities for Native American work. The staff attorney position may be located in the Gallup office or in the NAP (Santa Ana) office. Due to COVID-19, NMLA allows telecommuting until such time as the pandemic restrictions are lifted .

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

NAP attorneys handle cases and matters in several jurisdictions involving federal Indian law and tribal law issues, including representation of low-income individuals in Pueblo and tribal courts and other forums, which may include family law, consumer law, and criminal law matters. NAP conducts outreach to tribal and Pueblo communities.

Other Information/Requirements: 

We seek highly motivated candidates who are passionate and strongly committed to helping serve Native American communities, including developing effective team strategies to handle complex advocacy and extended representation cases. The attorney shall be active in relevant bar and community activities. please visit for the full job advertisement.

How to Apply: 

Send a current resume and a letter of interest explaining what you would like to accomplish if you are selected for this position to: [email protected] Salary: DOE, NMLA is an EEO Employer. Priority Deadline: February 19, 2021, otherwise open until filled.

Contact Information
Chris Sanchez
New Mexico Legal Aid
New Mexico
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Business Phone: 
(505) 768-6131
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Internal Info
Date to Post: 
Feb 2 2021
Date to Remove: 
Feb 20 2021

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