Law Clerk Job at Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc. (CNI), Denver, CO

  • Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc. (CNI)
  • Denver, CO

Job Description

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.


The Law Clerk will support the Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) as an integral contributor, by providing mission support to OCR regional offices to ensure compliance by the regulated community with the HIPAA Rules and applicable federal civil rights, conscience and religious freedom regulations.

As a federal contractor, CNI is a drug-free workplace and adheres to the Federal Controlled Substance Act.



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Works independently or as a team leader as required.

Evaluate complaints to identify potential violations of HIPAA Rules and/or applicable

federal civil rights, conscience and religious freedom regulations. Provides written

comments to the COR.

Timely respond to correspondence and phone calls related to complaints and requests for

technical assistance.

Draft all documents related to complaint resolution, including, but not limited to,

investigative strategies, notification and data requests, closure letters, voluntary resolution

agreements, and corrective action plans.

Conduct interviews of complainants and witnesses.

Review and analyze policies and procedures, medical records, reports of information

system activity, computer audits, the internet, and financial reports.

Knowledge of the application of nondiscrimination and conscience regulations, the HIPAA Rules, court decisions, agency case precedent, theories, concepts, and principles to investigation, enforcement, and compliance work.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor's instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability.


Minimum educational experience is a law degree (J.D.) from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA).


Demonstrate proficiency in English grammar and punctuation.

Excellent organizational, written, and oral communication skills are required.

Ability to work in a team or independently in a busy environment is required.

Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, etc.).

Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of management and coworkers, as well as a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds.

Ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential information with exceptional discretion.

Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.

Ability to produce quality work, meet critical deadlines and pay attention to detail in a fast-paced, demanding environment.

Ability to work independently and in a team environment.


Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.


Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects, and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.


Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.


Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance with all applicable rules (federal, state, local, Federal Acquisition Regulations, Code of Federal Regulations, Prime Contract requirements, etc.) for themselves and the company as a whole. Fosters an environment in which they will report any violations or reasonably suspected violation of CNI policy, FAR, and/or CFR and are comfortable discussing the myriad compliance, conflict, FAR, CFR, etc. issues that arise during the performance of a government contract.

The pay range for this role is $82,000 - 87,000, with the final offer amount dependent on location, skillset, and experience.

CNI offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
•Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
•Paid Time Off (PTO)
•Training and Development Opportunities

EOE including disability/vet.


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Job Tags

Contract work, For contractors, Local area, Immediate start,

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