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Staff Attorney

Posted February 28, 2023

Northern Edge Casino
Farmington, NM
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Position Summary

Responsible for the provision of legal services to Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (NNGE) to ensure maximum protection of its legal rights, identify legal liabilities, and to maintain its operations within the limits prescribed by law. Advises and counsels NNGE officers, management, and departments on the implementation of NNGE’s mission and operations. Maintains strict confidentiality of privileged information.

Minimum Qualifications

Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association accredited law school plus five (5) years attorney experience with a minimum of two (2) years of experience with the Navajo Nation or other Tribal government legal system (e.g. Tribal courts, commissions, committees, and hearing officers). Regulation and legal drafting experience required. State Bar License, New Mexico, or Arizona preferred. Navajo Nation Bar License required. Management and gaming experience preferred. Must meet all knowledge skills and abilities. Valid driver’s license. Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older. No felony, theft, or stealing convictions. Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screening, background investigation, and obtain and maintain gaming licenses. Navajo preference applies.
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Northern Edge Casino

2752 Navajo Route 36
Farmington, NM 87416

(505) 960-7000

The $175 million casino has more than 1,100-slots, table games and a 200-room hotel. This property is positioned as a 4-star/4-diamond, Green Globe full service destination casino resort, and is like no other hospitality entity in Northern Arizona.

Comfortably nestled between Mount Blanca, Mount Taylor, Mount Hesperus and the San Francisco Peaks, Northern Edge Navajo Casino is a perfect escape from the ordinary.

Northern Edge is loaded with traditional art and architecture that symbolize the rich Navajo history. Get lost in the culture while marveling at various Navajo murals and other décor found throughout the casino.

Northern Edge offers the latest and hottest games around as well as a proud and helpful staff to make sure every request is tended to. The unique art along with ultimate gaming expertise combine to provide an experience like no other.

We invite you to become a member of our valuable Team and enjoy the many benefits we offer our employees, such as 100% employer paid health benefits, participation in a 401k with company match, Paid Time Off (PTO), as well as many training programs and advancement opportunities.

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