Updated: April 24, 2019

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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Executive Committee Elections Begin in May

For information about the Section and its Executive Committee roles, please review the Section’s bylaws. The positions that are open for the upcoming elections are as follows: 

  • Chair-electone-year position, beginning Oct. 1, 2019 and ending Sept. 30, 2020.
  • Secretary/Treasurerone-year position, beginning Oct. 1, 2019 and ending Sept. 30, 2020.
  • At-Large Member (three open positions): three-year position, beginning Oct. 1, 2019 and ending Sept. 30, 2022.

Elections will be conducted via SurveyMonkey. To ensure you receive a ballot, please click here and/or adjust your spam filters/firewalls to ensure your email address will receive the ballot. 

Feel free to contact any member of the current Section Executive Committee or email sections@wsba.org.


Spring 2019  │  Summer 2018  │  Spring 2017  │  Summer 2016

Fall 2015  │  Spring 2015

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

ChairBrie Coyle-Jones

Chair-ElectAnn Tweedy

Secretary/TreasurerMaryann Mohan

Immediate Past ChairClaire Newman

Newsletter EditorJeremy Wood*

Young Lawyer LiaisonVacant

Board of Governors LiaisonMichael Cherry*

At-Large Members
Lori Guevara (2019)
Tom Schlosser (2019)
Felicia Shue (2019)
Mary Neil (2020)
Brooke Pinkham (2020)
Juliana Repp (2020)
Amy Lettig (2021)
Daniel Rey-Bear (2021)
Jennifer Yogi (2021)

*Non-voting member

The WSBA Indian Law Executive Committee generally conducts meetings on the second Wednesday of each month, 3-4 p.m. You may attend by phone by calling 866-853-8383 and using the passcode 0174170. Please contact committee member for specific details on their upcoming meeting dates and locations.>

Join Our List Serve

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 Brie Coyle-Jones.