Callout for Comments: ND Judges Trying to End Program Allowing Out-of-State Lawyers to Represent Water Protectors

The judges from the South Central Judicial District of North Dakota have petitioned the Supreme Court of North Dakota to revoke the Pro Hac program that allows out of state attorneys to represent Water Protectors. This is a huge problem for Water Protectors. The North Dakota Supreme court is allowing people to comment on the Read More


CRIMINAL DEFENSE STAFF ATTORNEY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Seeking a licensed North Dakota attorney to be of counsel either part or full time working for the Water Protector Legal Collective office.   Represent Water Protectors on noDAPL state charges Attend weekly staff meetings perform administrative matters, time tracking, grant tracking, internal documents and policy Responsible for the Read More

WPLC is Seeking Qualified Attorneys to Represent Water Protectors

Water Protector Legal Collective (WPLC) is seeking qualified attorneys with criminal defense experience to represent Water Protectors with criminal charges pro hac vice in North Dakota. To offer criminal defense services pro bono, as required by the revised rules, please submit a Criminal Defense Volunteer Questionnaire. Water Protector Legal Collective (WPLC) provides on-the-ground legal representation Read More

WPLC is Hiring!

Three immediate openings in our North Dakota office Water Protector Legal Collective is hiring for three full time staff positions based in our North Dakota office. These positions are available immediately and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply. Read the job descriptions and find out how to Read More