Updated: June 3, 2022

Indian Law Section

The Indian Law Section provides a forum for practitioners representing clients affected by Indian law. Federal, tribal, and state laws; executive and administrative actions; and court decisions produce a complex and rapidly evolving array of law that affects legal services. The Section schedules CLE programs on subjects that provide information to practitioners representing clients affected by Indian law. Section members also receive a newsletter highlighting recent developments in Indian law.

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Section Executive Committee Elections

The Section is conducting elections for open positions on the executive committee.

Voting is scheduled for June 6– 9, 2022.

Candidate information, Open Positions, and Terms
For more information about the Section and its executive committee, please review the Section's bylaws. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order by position.

Chair-elect: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2022, and ending Sept. 30, 2023.

Candidate: Brenda George

Secretary/Treasurer: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2022, and ending Sept. 30, 2023.

Candidate: Drew Pollom

At-Large Member (three positions open): three-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2022, and ending Sept. 30, 2025.

Candidate 1: Andrew Fuller

Candidate 2: Jessica Roberts

Candidate 3: Dillon Spiess

Questions? Contact sections@wsba.org.

Register Now! Annual Indian Law CLE

Join seasoned practitioners for the Indian Law Section’s annual CLE. We will cover some of the most important developments and pressing issues affecting tribes in Washington and beyond.

Presented by the Indian Law Section and Stokes Lawrence.

Webinar: 8 a.m.–1 p.m. PST June 16 and 8 a.m.–1 p.m. PST June 17, 2022

$245 - Indian Law Section Members
$275 - Standard/Non-Section Members


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If you are interested in submitting an article or items for "Indian Lawyers in the News" for the Indian Law Newsletter, please contact Jeremy Wood at jfwood@littler.com.

Archived issues are available to section members upon request. To request an issue, please email sections@wsba.org.

Executive Committee

Chair: Danielle Bargala (2021-2022)

Chair-Elect:  Bree Black Horse (2021-2022)

Secretary/Treasurer: Brenda George (2021-2022)

Immediate Past ChairMaryanne Mohan (2021-2022)

Newsletter Editor*Jeremy Wood

Young Lawyer LiaisonVacant

Board of Governors Liaison*: Hunter Abell (2021-2022) 

At-Large Members
Andrew Pollom (2019-2022)
Stephanie Tsosie (2019-2022)
Jessica Roberts (2021-2022)
Mary Neil (2020-2023)
Cheyenne Sanders (2020-2023)
Thomas Schlosser (2020-2023)
Derek Red Arrow Frank (2021-2024)
Daniel Rey-Bear (2021-2024)
Ethan Jones (2021-2024) 

*Nonvoting member

Please contact committee member for specific details on their upcoming meeting dates and locations.

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To join the Section list serve and for general Section questions, please send your email address and Bar number to sections@wsba.org. For more information and to get involved with the Section, please contact Section Chair Danielle Bargala.