California Indian Law Association – 14th Annual Conference — October 16-17, 2014

California Indian Law Association – 14th Annual Conference

October 16-17, 2014

Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, Calif.

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Thursday, Oct. 16

6:00 PM: Welcome Dinner & Gala

Friday, Oct. 17

8:30 – 5:00 PM: Annual Conference (California MCLE Credits Available)

California Water Law

Rebecca Chapman, Owner, Chapman Law Firm

April Day, Associate, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Colin Hampson, Attorney, Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry, LLP

Heather Whiteman Runs Him, Staff Attorney, Native American Rights Fund

Tribal Justice Collaboration

Javier I. Kinney, Director, Office of Self-Governance, Yurok Tribe

Bill Denke, Chief of Police, Sycuan Tribe

Olin Jones, Director, Office of Native American Affairs

Christine Williams, Chief Judge, Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians Tribal Court


Keynote Address:

Honorable Sunshine S. Sykes, Judge, Riverside County Superior Court


Update on California Indian Law Litigation and Legislation

Lindsey Fletcher, CILA Secretary

Adam Bailey, Attorney, Hobbs, Straus, Dean & Walker, LLP

Seth Davis, Professor, U.C. Irvine School of Law


Ethics of Representing Tribal Governments (Ethics CLE Credit Eligible)

Alex Cleghorn, Owner, Cleghorn Legal

Dorothy Alther, Executive Director, California Indian Legal Services

Les Marston, Tribal Attorney, Chemehuevi Indian Tribe

Denise Turner Walsh, Attorney General, Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians


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