Agenda

Arizona Indian Water Law 101 CLE Conference

October 21, 2011
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law,
Armstrong Hall, Great Hall
1100 S. McAllister Avenue, Tempe AZ

This conference may be eligible for up to 6.5 hours of CLE credit in Arizona, New Mexico and California.

8 a.m. Check-in & Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
Diane J. Humetewa,  Special Advisor to the President for American Indian Affairs, Arizona State University
 8:35 a.m. Introduction to Indian Water Law in the Southwest
John D. Leshy, Harry D. Sunderland Distinguished Professor of Real Property Law, UC Hastings College of Law
 9:35 a.m. Indian Water Rights – Case Law
Judith M. Dworkin, Managing Partner, Sacks Tierney P.A.
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Origins of Indian Water Rights Settlements
Ryan A. Smith, Of Counsel, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
11:45 a.m. Lunch on your own
1 p.m. The Water Settlement Process
Rodney B. Lewis, Consultant, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP
2 p.m. Current State of the Colorado River
Peter W. Culp, Partner, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, LLP
3 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. Tribal Perspectives on the Impact of Settlements
Moderator: Diane J. Humetewa, Special Advisor to the President for American Indian Affairs, Arizona State University

Panelists:

  • Diane Enos, President, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
  • M. Kathryn Hoover, Navajo Nation Department of Justice, Water Rights Unit
  • Jonathan L. Jantzen, Attorney General, Tohono O’odham Indian Nation
5:00 p.m. Adjourn

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