Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Attorney

Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Attorney

Req No:
Tribal Court
Closing Date:
December 18, 2022

The Tulalip Tribes

The Tulalip Tribes publicly announces that Indian Preference in hiring shall apply to Tulalip Tribal job opportunities according to our Preference Code.


Tribal Department: Tribal Court/TOCLA


Job Summary:  The Victim Advocate Attorney provides civil legal assistance and representation to domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence victims in cases relating to their victimization.


Compensation:  $DOE



Minimum Required Education

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited Law School


Minimum Related Experience

  • Five (5) years of experience working in civil legal aid; or Three (3) years of experience representing clients in civil family law cases;

  • Two (2) years of experience providing representation in Tribal Courts preferred

  • Experience working with Native American communities

  • Experience in State and Tribal litigation preferred

  • Experience representing victims of domestic violence in civil litigation preferred



Required Licenses/Certifications/Prerequisites

  • Valid WA State Driver’s License & Personal Automobile Insurance

  • Be licensed to practice law in Washington State or become licensed to practice law in Washington State within six months

  • Be a member of the Tulalip Tribal Bar or able to pass the Tulalip Tribal Bar Exam after acceptance of position

  • Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check


Terms of Employment:  This is a Contracted Full-Time position.