The Court System of the Yavapai-Apache Nation is a two-tiered court system consisting of trial and appellate courts. The government of the Nation is operated in accordance with a Constitution and Laws. The Associate Justice will be appointed to a two-year term of office and may be re-appointed upon re-application.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Associate Justice serves on a three-justice panel that hears appeals from the trial court.
The Associate Justice will hear cases as part of the panel, and will write opinions as may be assigned by the Chief Justice.
Occasionally, the Associate Justice will have to serve as Acting Chief Justice when the Chief Justice is recued or disqualified or otherwise unavailable.
Some legal research may be required.
Law school degree and/or prior judicial experience preferred but not required.
Ability to analyze complex factual situations and apply applicable law.
Ability to write appellate decisions.
Must have a background in legal matters with experience as a Judge, Attorney, Court Advocate or the education and background that would qualify a person to hold a responsible position with the Yavapai-Apache Nation.
Must never been convicted of a felony, and have not been convicted of any misdemeanor offense, except traffic offenses, for a period of five (5) years next preceding his appointment.
Must have all the minimum qualifications and limitations of Judges of Tribal Courts in Section 111 of Title III in the Judicial Code.
Additional Salary Information: 2-year term
Internal Number: YAN-19-040
About Yavapai-Apache Nation
The Yavapai-Apache Nation is located in beautiful Camp Verde, AZ and is hiring for the following position.
We offer an excellent benefit package that includes, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and many paid holidays.