Job Announcements

Judicial Branch of the Navajo Nation

Staff Attorney - Chinle, AZ

Under general direction of the Judges of the assigned districts, performs work of considerable difficulty in providing complex legal advice and guidance, conducts legal research and drafts legal documents in support of the judges, court solicitor and court administrators, undertakes special projects for the Judicial Branch, click below for the full job vacancy announcement.

Judicial Branch of the Navajo Nation

Staff Attorney - Aneth, UT

Under general direction of the Judges of the assigned districts, performs work of considerable difficulty in providing complex legal advice and guidance, conducts legal research and drafts legal documents in support of the judges, court solicitor and court administrators, undertakes special projects for the Judicial Branch, click below for the full job vacancy announcement.

Judicial Branch of the Navajo Nation

Staff Attorney - Kayenta, AZ

Under general direction of the Judges of the assigned districts, performs work of considerable difficulty in providing complex legal advice and guidance, conducts legal research and drafts legal documents in support of the judges, court solicitor and court administrators, undertakes special projects for the Judicial Branch, click below for the full job vacancy announcement.

White Mountain Legal Aid

Contract Attorney

Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. is hiring an attorney on contract for one year to work in its Lakeside/Whiteriver offices. The program serves Navajo, Apache and Gila Counties located in Northeastern Arizona in the scenic White Mountain area.

Navajo Nation Office of Legislative Counsel

Attorney

The Navajo Nation Office of Legislative Counsel seeks two (2) Attorneys under the direction of the Chief Legislative Counsel. Duties include providing legal advice and legal representation to entities of the Legislative Branch, the Navajo Nation Council, its standing committees, boards and commissions involving various areas of law.  

Navajo Housing Authority

Legal Advocate

Incumbents provide legal advice and counseling to Housing Management staff on issues related to housing tenants and homebuyers.  Responsibilities may include reviewing and modifying eviction notices; counseling HMOs on alternative resolutions and settlement options; presenting cases before Hearing Officers; researching case law and legal precedent for District Court hearings; and preparing pleadings.

Inner City Law Center

Staff Attorney

You can help end homelessness in Los Angeles by joining the team at Inner City Law Center. Every day, our talented, dedicated, and passionate staff fight to secure and protect housing for those who need the most help, including low-income tenants, working-poor families, people who are living with disabilities or experiencing homelessness, people living with HIV/AIDS, and homeless veterans.

Deputy County Attorney

Pima County Attorney's Office, Criminal Division (Tucson)

The Criminal Division of the Pima County Attorney's Office is seeking attorneys interested in
joining our team of outstanding prosecutors. The Criminal Division is responsible for
prosecuting a wide variety of criminal offenses, from misdemeanors to felonies, at both the adult
and juvenile levels.

Legal Director

Reporting to the Executive Director and serving as a member of the management team, the Legal Director will be vital in furthering NMELC’s re-envisioning of our work advocating for environmental justice especially for frontline communities across New Mexico. The Legal Director will manage a Legal Department that currently includes five staff attorneys and one paralegal. The Legal Director will oversee NMELC’s legal strategy and ensure legal services provided to clients and communities are of excellent quality. The Legal Director will also be involved in policy development, advocacy and larger development/fundraising initiatives that help to support and expand NMELC’s legal services.

Regulatory Programs Licensing Coordinator

This position provides clerical and administrative support to the Regulatory Programs Department in all aspects of attorney licensing, which includes collection of annual licensing fees, recording of annual attorney registrations including certifications, tracking Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) compliance, Pro Hac Vice registration, member status changes, new admittee processing, and other projects as assigned. For full details and application instructions, click the below.

Division: Arizona Attorney General’s Office, Child Protection Division, Protective Services Section

Location: Phoenix, Mesa, Tucson, Prescott

Position Summary: The Arizona Attorney General's Office Child and Family Protection Division/Protective Services Section (PSS) is seeking Assistant Attorneys General to assume responsibility for representation and litigation on behalf of the Department of Child Safety (DCS). This is a litigation position and our attorneys appear in court daily for review hearings, service of process hearings, evidentiary hearings and contested bench trials. We offer a generous benefits package that includes paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, a top-ranked pension plan, life insurance, low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance, and more. Applications can be submitted using the link below.

Director of Strategic Engagement

ACS seeks an energetic, detailed, and adaptable addition to its Strategic Engagement team to help lead the organization’s work on ACS’s career pipeline for clerkships and jobs at all levels of seniority as well as cultivation of public officials, including judges and legislators in ACS’s network. This position reports to the Vice President of Strategic Engagement. This work can be conducted remotely while the ACS office is closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. When the office re-opens, the candidate will need to work from the Washington, DC office.

Senior-Level Commercial Real Estate Leasing Attorney

Kutak Rock LLP, a national law firm, seeks a full-time senior associate, of-counsel or partner level candidate with 6+ years of commercial real estate leasing experience to join its Scottsdale, Arizona office. The ideal candidate will have at least 6 years of experience primarily representing REITs, real estate investors and developers in connection with commercial real estate leasing transactions, including double and triple net leases, ground leases, lease amendments and assignments, and letters of intent involving retail storefronts, shopping centers, restaurants, warehouses, distribution centers, manufacturing facilities and office buildings. Candidate must have significant experience representing landlords in drafting and negotiating leases, including leases prepared on tenants’ forms. We would also prefer a candidate that has experience with real estate sales, acquisitions, financings and due diligence. Compensation for this position will be commensurate with experience. Please submit a cover letter and resume for consideration for this position.

Judicial Wellness Program Manager

The New Mexico Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program (NMJLAP) invites qualified and knowledgeable applicants to join our team as a full-time (30 hours per week) Judicial Wellness Program Manager. The successful incumbent will focus on judges, judicial staff, and their immediate family members who are affected by a wide range of personal and professional issues. NMJLAP seeks a licensed clinician (LADAC, LMHC, LPCC, LISW, or LMSW) who has previously worked with high-functioning professionals. Knowledge of the legal system in NM is a plus, particularly as it pertains to the process of becoming a judge and the stressors of that unique job. $40,000-$45,000 per year, depending on experience and qualifications. Generous benefits package included. EOE. Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to HR@sbnm.org.

Regulatory Programs Licensing Coordinator

This is a contract employee. Court Commissioners are appointed to a two-year term (or term length pursuant to City Code) by the presiding judge and may be removed during the term by the presiding judge for cause and after a hearing. Court Commissioners shall comply with all personnel rules and regulations of the City as applicable and shall be unclassified exempt employees. Applicants must comply with all provisions of Arizona Supreme Court Rule 81, Arizona Code of Judicial Conduct, including ethical restrictions on the practice of law.

Judicial Branch of the Navajo Nation

Staff Attorney - Chinle, AZ

Under general direction of the Judges of the assigned districts, performs work of considerable difficulty in providing complex legal advice and guidance, conducts legal research and drafts legal documents in support of the judges, court solicitor and court administrators, undertakes special projects for the Judicial Branch, click below for the full job vacancy announcement.

Judicial Branch of the Navajo Nation

Staff Attorney - Aneth, UT

Under general direction of the Judges of the assigned districts, performs work of considerable difficulty in providing complex legal advice and guidance, conducts legal research and drafts legal documents in support of the judges, court solicitor and court administrators, undertakes special projects for the Judicial Branch, click below for the full job vacancy announcement.

Judicial Branch of the Navajo Nation

Staff Attorney - Kayenta, AZ

Under general direction of the Judges of the assigned districts, performs work of considerable difficulty in providing complex legal advice and guidance, conducts legal research and drafts legal documents in support of the judges, court solicitor and court administrators, undertakes special projects for the Judicial Branch, click below for the full job vacancy announcement.

White Mountain Legal Aid

Contract Attorney

Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. is hiring an attorney on contract for one year to work in its Lakeside/Whiteriver offices. The program serves Navajo, Apache and Gila Counties located in Northeastern Arizona in the scenic White Mountain area.

Navajo Nation Office of Legislative Counsel

Attorney

The Navajo Nation Office of Legislative Counsel seeks two (2) Attorneys under the direction of the Chief Legislative Counsel. Duties include providing legal advice and legal representation to entities of the Legislative Branch, the Navajo Nation Council, its standing committees, boards and commissions involving various areas of law.  

Navajo Housing Authority

Legal Advocate

Incumbents provide legal advice and counseling to Housing Management staff on issues related to housing tenants and homebuyers.  Responsibilities may include reviewing and modifying eviction notices; counseling HMOs on alternative resolutions and settlement options; presenting cases before Hearing Officers; researching case law and legal precedent for District Court hearings; and preparing pleadings.

Inner City Law Center

Staff Attorney

You can help end homelessness in Los Angeles by joining the team at Inner City Law Center. Every day, our talented, dedicated, and passionate staff fight to secure and protect housing for those who need the most help, including low-income tenants, working-poor families, people who are living with disabilities or experiencing homelessness, people living with HIV/AIDS, and homeless veterans.

Deputy County Attorney

Pima County Attorney's Office, Criminal Division (Tucson)

The Criminal Division of the Pima County Attorney's Office is seeking attorneys interested in
joining our team of outstanding prosecutors. The Criminal Division is responsible for
prosecuting a wide variety of criminal offenses, from misdemeanors to felonies, at both the adult
and juvenile levels.

Legal Director

Reporting to the Executive Director and serving as a member of the management team, the Legal Director will be vital in furthering NMELC’s re-envisioning of our work advocating for environmental justice especially for frontline communities across New Mexico. The Legal Director will manage a Legal Department that currently includes five staff attorneys and one paralegal. The Legal Director will oversee NMELC’s legal strategy and ensure legal services provided to clients and communities are of excellent quality. The Legal Director will also be involved in policy development, advocacy and larger development/fundraising initiatives that help to support and expand NMELC’s legal services.

Regulatory Programs Licensing Coordinator

This position provides clerical and administrative support to the Regulatory Programs Department in all aspects of attorney licensing, which includes collection of annual licensing fees, recording of annual attorney registrations including certifications, tracking Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) compliance, Pro Hac Vice registration, member status changes, new admittee processing, and other projects as assigned. For full details and application instructions, click the below.

Division: Arizona Attorney General’s Office, Child Protection Division, Protective Services Section

Location: Phoenix, Mesa, Tucson, Prescott

Position Summary: The Arizona Attorney General's Office Child and Family Protection Division/Protective Services Section (PSS) is seeking Assistant Attorneys General to assume responsibility for representation and litigation on behalf of the Department of Child Safety (DCS). This is a litigation position and our attorneys appear in court daily for review hearings, service of process hearings, evidentiary hearings and contested bench trials. We offer a generous benefits package that includes paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, a top-ranked pension plan, life insurance, low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance, and more. Applications can be submitted using the link below.

Director of Strategic Engagement

ACS seeks an energetic, detailed, and adaptable addition to its Strategic Engagement team to help lead the organization’s work on ACS’s career pipeline for clerkships and jobs at all levels of seniority as well as cultivation of public officials, including judges and legislators in ACS’s network. This position reports to the Vice President of Strategic Engagement. This work can be conducted remotely while the ACS office is closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. When the office re-opens, the candidate will need to work from the Washington, DC office.

Senior-Level Commercial Real Estate Leasing Attorney

Kutak Rock LLP, a national law firm, seeks a full-time senior associate, of-counsel or partner level candidate with 6+ years of commercial real estate leasing experience to join its Scottsdale, Arizona office. The ideal candidate will have at least 6 years of experience primarily representing REITs, real estate investors and developers in connection with commercial real estate leasing transactions, including double and triple net leases, ground leases, lease amendments and assignments, and letters of intent involving retail storefronts, shopping centers, restaurants, warehouses, distribution centers, manufacturing facilities and office buildings. Candidate must have significant experience representing landlords in drafting and negotiating leases, including leases prepared on tenants’ forms. We would also prefer a candidate that has experience with real estate sales, acquisitions, financings and due diligence. Compensation for this position will be commensurate with experience. Please submit a cover letter and resume for consideration for this position.

Judicial Wellness Program Manager

The New Mexico Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program (NMJLAP) invites qualified and knowledgeable applicants to join our team as a full-time (30 hours per week) Judicial Wellness Program Manager. The successful incumbent will focus on judges, judicial staff, and their immediate family members who are affected by a wide range of personal and professional issues. NMJLAP seeks a licensed clinician (LADAC, LMHC, LPCC, LISW, or LMSW) who has previously worked with high-functioning professionals. Knowledge of the legal system in NM is a plus, particularly as it pertains to the process of becoming a judge and the stressors of that unique job. $40,000-$45,000 per year, depending on experience and qualifications. Generous benefits package included. EOE. Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to HR@sbnm.org.

Kutak Rock LLP - Scottsdale Office

Kutak Rock LLP's Scottsdale office is seeking an associate to commence a full-time position in the Fall of 2022. Requesting candidates scheduled for graduation in 2022 who will take the Arizona Bar exam, or a current judicial clerk that becomes available for full-time employment in the Fall of 2022.  The candidate will work with attorneys in the Scottsdale office. Depending upon current conditions, this position may be remote, in-person or both (hybrid).

Regulatory Programs Licensing Coordinator

This is a contract employee. Court Commissioners are appointed to a two-year term (or term length pursuant to City Code) by the presiding judge and may be removed during the term by the presiding judge for cause and after a hearing. Court Commissioners shall comply with all personnel rules and regulations of the City as applicable and shall be unclassified exempt employees. Applicants must comply with all provisions of Arizona Supreme Court Rule 81, Arizona Code of Judicial Conduct, including ethical restrictions on the practice of law.

Judge Pro Tem - Tempe Municipal Court

Preside over a variety of hearings including criminal misdemeanor and traffic arraignments; juvenile alcohol, driving and curfew arraignments; criminal jury and non-jury trials; orders of protection hearings and harassment injunctions; pretrial conferences and motion hearings. Review requests for continuances; grant or deny requests. Review search warrants, sign or reject warrants. Review and sign summons, subpoenas, arrest warrants and other court orders. Review financial disclosure statements. Correspond with non-local defendants for case disposition by mail when appropriate. Perform legal research. Set bail and issue orders regarding disposition of
arrested persons. Exercise considerable independent judgment. Apply thorough knowledge of Arizona criminal law, City ordinances, and related laws and regulations applicable to a municipal court. Preside over in-custody dockets both during the week and on weekends and/or holidays.

CHANDLER MUNICIPAL COURT
PUBLIC DEFENDER – FULL CONTRACT POSITION

Performs professional legal work representing indigent defendants charged with misdemeanor offenses in Municipal Court, including DUI, theft, and domestic violence offenses. On any day that the Municipal Court is open, attorney may be required to appear in any division of the Court as determined by the Court schedule. For more information, click below.

Tiffany & Bosco, P.A

Tiffany & Bosco, P.A. values diverse professionals who reflect the communities in which we live and the clients that we serve.  Consistent with this principle, the firm’s Phoenix office is seeking to retain entrepreneurially-minded diverse attorneys who have a self-sustaining book of business.  If you are looking to expand your practice at a firm that offers large-firm resources and small-firm geniality, please contact Christopher Kaup at CRK@tblaw.com.

Coconino County Attorney's Office

Attorney II Candidates

The Coconino County Attorney's Office is looking for Attorney II candidates to fill two vacancies with their criminal team. The ideal candidates for these positions will have recent criminal prosecution experience and knowledge of Arizona criminal statutory and case law; Superior and Justice Court procedures and their application; rules of evidence; and principles and techniques of legal research. The ideal candidates will also have the skills and abilities to analyze and apply legal principles and practices; prepare, organize and prosecute criminal cases; interview witnesses and complainants; prepare motions, orders, pleadings and other legal documents; present statements of fact, law and argument clearly and logically, orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with County staff and representatives from outside agencies. For more information or to apply for the position, click below.

WESTERN RESOURCE ADVOCATES

Western Resource Advocates (WRA) seeks a Government Affairs Manager to support our legislative, regulatory, and administrative advocacy efforts in Arizona. This role will report to the Government Affairs Director and work closely with WRA’s program staff to advance innovative legislative and administrative policy solutions critical to addressing the state’s most pressing conservation challenges. The Arizona Government Affairs Manager will focus on advancing policies related to climate and clean energy. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated strategic thinker who possesses sound judgment, strong decision-making skills, and political acumen.