Call for Presentations: 2017 Navajo Nation Law CLE

The Indian Legal Program will host the 2017 Navajo Nation Law CLE on Friday, October 20, 2017 at the Beus Center for Law and Society located in downtown Phoenix ASU campus. I hope you will save the date an join us for this event. Please consider proposing individual session or a panel for this year’s event. The planning committee would love to hear your ideas. Please share with anyone you think might be interested. Thanks in advance for your help.

Kerry Patterson (‘01) has joined Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

Kerry Patterson (‘01) has joined Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP as a partner, working in the firm’s Native American Law practice group and on its Real Estate and Environmental team. Tom Turner, Procopio’s Managing Partner said, “the combination of Kerry’s expertise in gaming and real estate transactions and her strong relationships with tribal leaders will be instrumental in assisting our clients in Arizona, California, and throughout the Western Region”.

Click here for the full press release and here for the blog post from Ted Griswold, head of the Native American Law practice group.  

 

Bill Means “Personal Experiences of an American Indian Movement Activist: From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock” – April 4

ASU American Indian Studies and the Office of American Indian Initiatives are sponsoring a talk by Mr. Bill Means titled “Personal Experiences of an American Indian Movement Activist: From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock” on Tuesday, April 4th in Coor 5536 from 2:30 to 4:30.  Refreshments will be provided.  Bill is a long-time activist who has participated in numerous Indigenous initiatives in the national and international arenas since the early 1970s.

ILP Alumni & Friends Awards Ceremony & Reception – Announcing this year’s award recipients!

Happy to announce this year’s award recipients! Congratulations to Herb Yazzie and Matthew Lee Campbell for their dedication and leadership in Indian Country.

Awards will be presented at the 18th Annual ILP Alumni & Friends Awards Ceremony & Reception to be held April 6, 2017 (5-7:30 p.m.) at Shadow Lounge, Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. We hope you will join us to celebrate their recognition! Don’t forget to send your RSVP to ILP@asu.edu by March 30, 2017.

Pipeline to Law Workshop at University of Washington – June 14-18

This summer the Native American Pipeline to Law team will host a 5-day session to help students better understand the law school admissions process at University of Washington School of Law in Seattle, Washington. Housing provided and a limited number of LSAT Prep courses will be available for participating students. Space is limited, register soon!

Register for this workshop at:
https://www.law.asu.edu/conferences/native-american-law-school-admissions-workshops

June 14-18, 2017 at University of Washington
Application deadline: May 31, 2017

Download PDF Pipeline To Law Workshop – UW.
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Pipeline to Law Workshop at University of Washington – June 14-18

This summer the Native American Pipeline to Law team will host a 5-day session to help students better understand the law school admissions process at University of Washington School of Law in Seattle, Washington. Housing provided and a limited number of LSAT Prep courses will be available for participating students. Space is limited, register soon!

Register for this workshop at:
https://www.law.asu.edu/conferences/native-american-law-school-admissions-workshops

June 14-18, 2017 at University of Washington
Application deadline: May 31, 2017

Download PDF Pipeline To Law Workshop – UW.
#‎pipelinetolaw‬‪
#‎prelawworkshops

SAVE THE DATE: ILP Alumni & Friends Awards Ceremony & Reception – April 6

Announcing the 18th Annual ILP Alumni & Friends Awards Ceremony & Reception to be held April 6, 2017 (5-7:30 p.m.) at Shadow Lounge, Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. We hope to see you there!

Friendly reminder – Don’t forget to nominate your classmates for the ILP alumni awards. These will be given out at the ILP mixer at Fed Bar. Awards will be presented at the ILP Alumni Reception at Fed Bar on April 6th at Talking Sticks Resort. See nominations details – 2017 ILP Alumni Awards. Nominations due Friday, February 24th! Nomination materials should be sent by email to: Kate.Rosier@asu.edu.