Are you an in-house attorney addressing one of these issues?
-Insight from Current Judicial Clerks
-Traditional Knowledge in the Law
Each year, the Indigenous Law Conference has 8 panels plus a keynote speaker. Current TICA members interested in presenting on the above topics, with a focus on the tribal in-house practice of law, are invited to submit their individual presentation proposals. ILPC/TICA will form panels. Proposals must be submitted by May 1, 2021. The Conference will be hosted November 4-5, 2021 with pre-conference activities on November 3. For more information, click the buttons below.
Please join us in congratulating law graduates near and far! We are especially proud of those who earned the Indigenous Law Certificate at MSU College of Law:
CHLOE ELM (Tonawanda Seneca), YASMEEN MOHAMAD FARRAN (Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation), KAITLIN MARIEL GANT (Oneida Nation of the Thames), AUSTIN MICHAEL MOORE (Samish Indian Nation), EMILY WACYK PASKI, KATHRYN IRENE PETERSEN (Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians), and SARAH KAY ZLOTNICKI (Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi).
Pre-Law students can apply today for The Native American Pipeline to Law Admissions Workshop to prepare for the law school application process while networking with law school professionals. More information below.
“Whitney B. Gravelle, of Brimley, is the tribal attorney for the Bay Mills Indian Community and the former chief judge of the Bay Mills Tribal Court. Ms. Gravelle is active in the tribal community mentoring indigenous youth through the Boys & Girls Club Tribal Youth Program. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from the Michigan State University College of Law. Ms. Gravelle is appointed to succeed Nicole DeMarco, whose term expired July 15, 2019, for a term expiring July 15, 2022. “