Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Legal Aid - Public Defender Resume Example

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Aria Barnes
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Professional Summary

Responsible Public Defender proficient in Tribal Court procedures and knowledge of Tribal Code and Indian Civil Right Act of 1968. Passionate and motivated, with a drive for excellence. Ten years in Tribal Law Enforcement and Nine and half years in Tribal Court.

Skills
  • Law and Government
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Speaking
  • Active Learning
  • Writing
  • Monitoring
  • Negotiation
  • Coordination
  • Clerical
  • Knowledge of Warm Springs Tribal Code
  • Knowledge of Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968
  • Knowledge of Warm Springs Rules of Court
  • Confidentiality
  • Knowledge of Criminal Chapter of Tribal Code
  • Knowledge of Criminal Procedures WSTC Chapter 202
Experience
Public Defender Jun 2014Present Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Legal Aid PO Box C Warm Springs, OR
  • Represent clients in Tribal court.
  • Present evidence to defend defendants in criminal litigation.
  • Argue motions, and question witnesses during the course of a trial.
  • Study Tribal Constitution, Tribal Codes, decisions, regulations, and ordinances of Tribe.
  • Present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • Prepare legal motions, and file appeals in Tribal court of appeal.
  • Evaluate discovery and develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions, by such means as interviewing clients and witnesses to ascertain the facts of a case.
  • Negotiate settlements in mediation cases.
  • Confer with colleagues with specialties in appropriate areas of legal issue to establish and verify bases for legal proceedings.
Judge Aug 2005Jun 2012 Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Appeals Court Warm Springs, OR
  • Rule on admissibility of evidence and methods of conducting testimony.
  • Monitor proceedings to ensure that all applicable rules and procedures are followed.
  • Preside over hearings and listen to oral arguments made by Appellant and Appellee.
  • Research legal issues and write opinions on the issues.
  • Write decisions on cases.
  • Participate in judicial three-judge panel.
  • Advise attorneys, spokespersons, litigants, and court personnel regarding conduct, issues, and proceedings.
  • Interpret and enforce rules of procedure or establish new rules in situations where there are no procedures already established by law.
  • Interpret Tribal Code.
  • Interpret Tribal Constitution and By Laws
  • Conduct preliminary hearings to decide Notices of Appeals.
  • Supervise other judges, court officers, and the court's administrative staff (when delegated as Assistant Chief Judge).
  • Respond and decide on oral or written motions.
  • Deliberate Tribal and Federal Indian Law.
Education
Dispute Resolution Skills Jun 2009 The National Judicial College Reno, NV
Certificate: Appellate Court May 2006 The National Judicial College Reno, NV

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School Attended
The National Judicial College