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The unique intricacies of Native American land use issues often make contract negotiations difficult. Confusion over jurisdiction, federal government red tape and cultural differences create unexpected challenges for all parties involved. No matter what side of the table you sit on, this comprehensive overview on Indian country contracts will alleviate much of this confusion and give you useful knowledge you can immediately use in your next round of negotiations. Use your knowledge of the in's and out's of tribal land use law to negotiate contracts that protect your clients' best interests - order today!
Includes - Ethics - 1.00
This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of self-study continuing legal education credit in the state of Idaho, which may include 1.0 ethics credit. Application for self-study approval must be submitted to the Idaho State Bar.
DYLAN HEDDEN-NICELY is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation and an attorney with Howard Funke & Associates, PC, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. His practice focuses on the representation of Indian tribes and people in the areas of Native American natural resources and water law. Beginning in August 2017, Mr. Hedden-Nicely will be joining the faculty of the University of Idaho, College of Law as Associate Professor of Native American Law. He received his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Idaho, College of Law with an emphasis in Native American Law and Natural Resources and Environmental Law. He also earned an M.S. degree from the University of Idaho in Water Resources - Science and Engineering.
SARAH R. LAWSON is an attorney of counsel at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, where she focuses her practice on real estate, land use planning and development and tax. She is a member of the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska. Ms. Lawson is a member of the Northwest Indian Bar Association, Nation Tribal Land Association, and Tribal In-House Counsel Association. She is admitted to practice in Washington, Wisconsin, Arizona courts along with Tohono O'Odham Tribal and Snoquaimie Tribal courts. Ms. Lawson earned her B.A. degree from the University of Michigan, and her J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Law.
CHERESE D. MCLAIN is a senior associate with MSBT Law where her practice emphasizes in local government, natural resources, environmental, Indian law, and business law. Ms. McLain graduated, magna cum laude, with a degree in political science from Fort Lewis College and earned her J.D. degree at Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. She also received a Certificate for Indian Law through the Indian Legal Program and a Certificate for Law, Science, and Technology with an emphasis in Environmental Law.
PAUL A. TURCKE is a partner in the Boise firm of MSBT Law, specializing in government, public lands and access issues. He addresses a full spectrum of issues involving land ownership, land use, access, recreation, permitted uses, endangered species and local communities. Mr. Turcke‘s clients are frequently recreation advocacy organizations, outfitters, backcountry pilots, private and corporate landowners, and local governments. His litigation activities have spanned 15 U.S. district courts, four circuit courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Turcke earned his B.A. degree, with honors, from Whitman College and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Idaho. Prior to entering private practice, he worked as an Idaho district court law clerk, a deputy public defender, and a deputy prosecuting attorney.