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Join the Indian Law Section as it explores hot topics in Indian Country including implementation of VAWA special jurisdiction authority in tribal courts and the legacy of DAPL. Get the latest on Montana and Federal Indian law issues, including water and tax. BONUS: Earn an ethics credit while learning about special ethical concerns when representing an organization. Indian Law is a dynamic area of practice—experts, beginners, and all others in between invited.

When: November 16, 2018
Where: Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown
200 S. Pattee St.
Missoula, Montana  59802
United States
Contact: Meagan Gallagher

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2018 Indian Law Section CLE

Approved for 5.75 (Including 1.0 Ethics) Montana CLE Credits 



Friday a.m.


Registration (Breakfast Included)


Welcoming Remarks


Tribal Court Update— Special Domestic Violence Jurisdiction Under VAWA 2013: View from the Bench

Tribal Courts Council in the ABA: What We’re Doing and Why You Should Join Our Effort
Hon. Lisa Atkinson




Legacy of DAPL (Dakota Access Pipeline)

Nikki Ducheneaux


Federal Indian Law Update

Margery Brown Indian Law Clinic

Friday p.m.


Lunch Panel—Montana Indian Law Update

Hot Topics in the Legislature, Water and
Montana Supreme Court

Shane Morigeau, Jay Weiner, & Andy Huff


Economic Development in Indian Country and Indian Tax Update

Nikki Ducheneaux & Casey Lozar



2:45– 3:45

Special Issues When An Organization is a Client: Reconciling Rule 1.13 When
Representing a Tribe

Raphael Graybill & Danna Jackson


Indian Bar Section Meeting


No host happy hour



·Hon. Lisa Atkinson, Chief Judge, Upper Skagit, Shoalwater Bay, and Jamestown S’Klallam; Associate Judge, Tulalip Tribes

·Nikki Ducheneaux, Esq., Fredericks Peebles, LLC

·Raphael Graybill, Esq., Montana Governor’s Office

·Andy Huff, Esq., Huff Law

·Danna Jackson, Esq., Montana Department of Natural 

·Casey Lozar, Assistant Vice President, The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

·Shane Morigeau, Esq., Montana House of Representatives—House District 95, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

·Jay Weiner, Esq., Montana Department of Justice


·Eldena Bear Don’t Walk, Esq.

Registration & Pricing 

PRICE A         for non-section members.

PRICE B          for members of the State Bar Indian Law Section.

PRICE C         for Tribal Judges.


Price A          Price B          Price C

$350              $300              $250


Registration is waived for law students.
Use Promo Code: LAWSTUDENT2018 at checkout.

Printed Course Book $35
Electronic materials are included in the registration price,
printed course books are an additional $35

REFUND POLICY: Refunds are 75% if cancellation is 7 days or more before the seminar. Refunds are 50% if cancellation is less than 7 days. No refunds for cancellations on or after the date of the seminar.  Cancellations or substitutions may be made by calling 406-447-2206. No refunds will be made on printed course books after Nov. 2nd, 2018.