Tribal Court Advocate, DNA-People’s Legal Services, Shiprock District
Loretta is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, born and raised in Tsaile, Arizona. Her clans are Salt Water born for Big Water, her maternal grandfathers are Redhouse and her paternal grandfathers are Coyote Pass.
Loretta J. Danzuka is a Tribal Court Advocate employed with DNA-People’s Legal Services, Inc., Shiprock, New Mexico office since 1997. Loretta attended college at Mesa Community College and is a graduate of Diné College’s, tribal court advocate training program. Loretta has been licensed to practice before the Navajo Tribal Courts since 1987. Loretta has worked for DNA-People’s Legal Services a total of 22 years. Loretta has 24 years of experience in tribal court with an emphasis in Indian Law, tribal law and traditional law and teachings. Loretta is bi-lingual and practices before the Navajo Nation Supreme court, Family and District court and administrative proceedings.
Loretta’s primarily practice of law are divorces, guardianship, termination of parental rights, adoption, paternity, protection orders for domestic violence, elderly protection law, Consumer law, public benefits, validation of marriages, denial of social security benefits, Alchini Bí Beehaz Act and employment law.