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The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians seeks qualified licensed attorneys and/or non-attorneys for the position of Appellate Judge in the Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa Tribal Appellate Court. The Appellate Court has the following vacancies to fill:

The Appellate Court meets monthly. Oral argument is held in Sault Ste. Marie, MI.
Appeals filed vary from year to year, but typically can be anywhere from 1 – 4 per year.

These positions include a $200 per month stipend (if not employed by the tribe). Licensed attorney positions are also paid at the rate of $150 per hour with a maximum billing of $5,000 per year.

Qualifications for Licensed Attorney positions include:

Qualifications for Elder (attorney or non-Attorney) position include:

To further be considered for these positions, Applicants should be able to demonstrate that they have:

A letter of interest, resume, and application should be submitted to:

Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa Tribal Court
2175 Shunk Road
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Attn: Court Administrator

Applications can be picked up at the Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa Tribal Court or found at, in the download section of Tribal Court's webpage under the Government tab. A copy of Tribal Code is also available to view at

For more information, please contact the Court Administrator's office at 906‑635‑7747, or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The deadline to submit an application is April 28, 2016.