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    Summary

    The Indian Resources Section litigates on behalf of federal agencies when they are protecting the rights and resources of federally recognized Indian tribes and their members.This includes defending against challenges to statutes and agency action designed to protect tribal interests and affirmative actions to protect tribal rights and natural resources.The rights at issue include water rights, the ability to acquire reservation land, hunting and fishing rights, and other natural resources.

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    Responsibilities

    Consistent with the Section's practice, the individual selected will be responsible for handling a range of matters, including some of the most complex cases handled by the Section. This position will allow the individual to utilize his or her superior legal research, writing, and oral advocacy skills in all aspects of negotiation, motions practice and trial.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

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    0905 Attorney

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