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    • 26 Sep 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Live in Tucson, AZ and available via Webcast

    This seminar will examine the different types of intellectual property that a tribe may own, emphasizing the potential trademarks and copyrights associated with tribal enterprises.  In addition, the presentation will provide a guide on negotiating and structuring licenses of tribal intellectual property.  

    Faculty:
    Cindy Villanueva, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP


    Chairperson:
    Doreen McPaul, Assistant Attorney General, Pascua Yaqui Tribe; President, Tribal In-House Counsel Association

    Register here:  https://azbar.inreachce.com/Details/Information/092fc57e-b593-47eb-ba02-2494d2fbbb58

     

    Credit(s):  1 CLE 

     

     

    • 17 Oct 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Live in Tucson, AZ and available via Webcast

    Seminar covers explicit bias, including an overview and how it differs from implicit bias.

    Faculty:

    • Chris Love, Kewenvoyouma Law PLLC
    • Harrison Rice, Vice President,  University of Arizona Native American Law Students Association
    • Virjinya Torrez, Assistant Attorney General, Pascua Yaqui Tribe - Office of the Attorney General
    • Rebecca Tsosie, Regents' Professor of Law; Faculty Co-Chair, Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program; Special Advisor to the Provost for Diversity and Inclusion, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

      Chairperson:
      Doreen McPaul, Assistant Attorney General, Pascua Yaqui Tribe; President, Tribal In-House Counsel Association

    Register here:   https://azbar.inreachce.com/Details/Information/8c1400e4-a818-406e-9170-3da06e1e11a4

    Credit(s):  1 CLE/Ethics

    • 7 Nov 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Live in Tucson, AZ and available via Webcast

    Seminar will cover gaming issues.

    Faculty:
    Jonodev Chaudhuri, Chair, National Indian Gaming Commission

    Chairperson:
    Doreen McPaul, Assistant Attorney General, Pascua Yaqui Tribe; President, Tribal In-House Counsel Association

    Register here:  https://azbar.inreachce.com/Details/Information/1c982040-4f6c-4133-805f-4b750b4a8524

    Credit(s):  1 CLE

    • 15 Nov 2018
    • 8:00 AM (EST)
    • 16 Nov 2018
    • 4:00 PM (EST)
    • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, MI

    Register at: https://www.law.msu.edu/indigenous/conf/register.php

    Conference art by Peter Boome https://turtletalk.wordpress.com/2018-ilpc-tica-annual-law-conference/

     

    2018 ILPC/TICA Tentative Schedule

    Pre-Conference Events: Wednesday, November 14th

    11am-3pm TICA Board Meeting

    3pm-5:15pm ICWA Tribal In-House Attorney Meeting and Panel

    4pm-5:15pm Families First and Tribal Title IV-E Sponsored by: Casey Family Programs

    • Jack Trope, Casey Family Programs
    • Andrea Smith, Port Gamble S’klallam Tribe
    • Suzanne Garcia, Tribal Law and Policy Institute

    4pm-5:15pm Tribal Intern Recruitment and Information Session

    6pm-8pm Conference Welcome Reception at Beggars Banquet, Sponsored by Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry LLP

     

    Thursday, November 15th

    8:15 Registration and Continental Breakfast

    8:45 Welcome

    • Professor Matthew L.M. Fletcher, MSU ILPC
    • President Doreen N. McPaul, Tribal In-House Counsel Association

    9:00 Keynote:

    • Matthew L.M. Fletcher, MSU College of Law

    10:00-11:30 Tribes, Treaties, and Time

    • Paul Spruhan, Navajo Nation
    • Heather Whiteman Runs Him, NARF
    • Monte Mills, Alexander Blewett III School of Law-University of Montana

    11:30-12:30 Lunch

    12:30-2:00 Effective Partnering with your Federal Trustee

    • Venus McGhee Prince, Kilpatrick Townsend LLP
    • Eric N. Shephard, DOI Solicitor’s Office
    • Daron Carrerio, DOJ
    • Kara Pfister, DOI Field Solicitor’s Office

    2:15-3:45 World Justice Project Rule of Law

    • Moderator: Hilary Tompkins, Hogan Lovells LLP
    • Paul Spruhan, Navajo Nation
    • Alex Ponce, World Justice Project
    • Juan Carols Botero, Republic of Colombia

    4:00-5:00 Filling the Pipeline

    • Moderator: Neoshia Roemer, ILPC
    • Jessica Intermill, Hogen Adams
    • Leah K. Jurss, Hogen Adams
    • Rachel R. Felix, Sacks Tierney P.A.

    (will fulfill elimination of bias CLE)

    6:00 Conference Reception at Hopcat, Sponsored by Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP

     

    Friday, November 16th

    8:15 Continental Breakfast

    8:30-10:00 Tribal Self-Regulation of Health Care

    • Geoff Strommer, Hobbs Straus
    • Stephen T. LeCuyer, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
    • Rebecca Patterson, Sonosky Chambers

    10:15-11:45 Murphy v. Royal Overview and Implications

    • Stephen Greetham, Chickasaw Nation
    • Prof. Amanda Cobb-Greetham, Univ. of Oklahoma
    • Lindsay Dowell, Creek (Muscogee) Nation
    • Debra Gee, Chickasaw Nation
    • Sara Hill, Cherokee Nation
    • Philip Tinker, Kanji & Katzen

    11:45-12:45 Lunch

    12:45-2:15 Litigating Difficult ICWA Cases

    • Moderator: Kathryn E. Fort, MSU ILPC
    • April Olson, Rothstein Donatelli LLP
    • Tom Murphy, Gila River Indian Community
    • Annette Nickel, Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians

    2:30-4:00 Professional Responsibility & Ethical Obligations

    • Kaighn Smith Jr. Drummond Woodsum
    • TJ McReynolds, Pueblo of Nambe
    • Nikki Borchart Campbell, NAICJA

    (will fulfill ethics CLE) 

       

    Save the date:  https://turtletalk.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/2018-ilpc-conference-save-the-date_proof-4.pdf 

    • 5 Dec 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Live in Tucson, AZ and available via Webcast

    Seminar will cover tribal business structures.

    Faculty:
    Burton Warrington, Owner/President, Burton W. Warrington Consulting/Indian Ave Group

    Chairperson:
    Doreen McPaul, Assistant Attorney General, Pascua Yaqui Tribe; President, Tribal In-House Counsel Association

     

    Register here: https://azbar.inreachce.com/Details/Information/6a136632-c14c-4ace-9a58-6010bc216156

     

    CLE Credit(s):  1 Hour  

TICA is a non-profit 501(c)(6) organization created to provide resources and networking opportunities to assist tribal in-house practitioners.

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