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POSITION: Michigan Indian Legal Services (MILS) has an opening for a part-time Legal Secretary/Assistant to work out of our Traverse City office. The Legal Secretary/Assistant will primarily be providing assistance to 4 attorneys with their state-wide case work.

DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM: MILS, is a statewide provider of free legal services to low income Indians and Indian tribes. MILS represents Indian individuals, families, tribes and organizations in cases that span a range of tribal and federal Indian law cases.

QUALIFICATIONS: At a minimum, applicant will have an Associates degree or 2 years relevant experience working in an office setting. Proficiency in Word and WordPerfect a must. Applicants must possess both written and oral communication skills. Ability to multitask and to work collaboratively with co-workers is necessary. Ability to communicate effectively and empathetically with clients is a plus. The job may require some overnight travel. Experience working in tribal communities and familiarity with the tribes in Michigan is a plus.

BENEFITS: This is a part-time, hourly position, with a salary depending on experience. MILS is an equal opportunity employer and encourages minorities, women and persons with disabilities to apply. Please send resume, references, cover letter, writing sample by June 8, 2018 to:

James A. Keedy
Executive Director
Michigan Indian Legal Services
814 S. Garfield Ave., Suite A
Traverse City, MI 49686

Date Posted: May 14, 2018