Dawn Bitz (’03) Assistant US Attorney in Montana

U.S. Attorney in Montana gains Indian law experts
Friday, December 11, 2009
Filed Under: Law

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Montana has added two Indian law experts to its team.

Dawn Bitz-Running Wolf, a member of the Blackfeet Nation, will serve as assistant U.S. attorney in the Great Falls. She will act as liaison between the office and tribes in the state. Diane Cabrera, a prosecutor for the Crow Tribe, will serve as a special assistant in for the U.S. attorney. She is believed to be the first tribal prosecutor to serve in that capacity. “Both of them have an awful lot of practical experience they bring on Day One to help us do this work,” said U.S. Attorney Bill Mercer, The Billings Gazette reported.

Get the Story:Prosecution gets tribal expertise (The Billings Gazette 12/11)