The Seneca Nation of Indians has issued an RFP for special counsel legal services for the Nation’s Peacemakers Court, the trial level court. Interested attorneys are invited to submit a letter of interest, statement of qualifications, and a detailed rate and service proposal to the Court Administrator. Proposals are due Friday, December 22, 2017. The Nation plans to schedule interviews the last week of December and select the attorney starting January 3, 2018. A copy of the RFP is available here and on the Nation’s website at

The Seneca Nation desires to enter into a contractual agreement with the selected attorney and is interested in establishing and maintaining a long-term, stable relationship. Applicants should be experienced in Indian law, court procedural rules, custom and tradition, and related matters.

Proposals should be submitted to:
Courtney John-Jemison, Court Administrator
Seneca Nation of Indians
2 Thomas Indian School Drive
Irving, New York 14081