Navajo Nation Law 2014 CLE Conference Agenda October 24, 2014

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8:00 Check in and Continental Breakfast
 8:20 Welcome and Introduction

  • Patty Ferguson-Bohnee,  Faculty Director, Indian Legal Program, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU
  • Kate Rosier, Executive Director, Indian Legal Program, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU
 8:30 Navajo Supreme Court Decisions 2014

  • Paul Spruhan,  Assistant Attorney General for the Litigation and Employment Unit,  Navajo Nation Department of Justice  
 9:30 Tribal Ownership Opportunity through Section 184

  • Naomi L. White, HR Specialist ER/LR, Indian Health Services Human Resources
  • Belinda J. Hadley, Home Purchase Advisor Manager, Navajo Partnership for Housing, Inc.
  • Veronica R. Yellowhair,  Housing Specialist  Navajo Housing Authority, Fort Defiance Housing Management Office
10:30 Morning Break
10:45 Cultural Healing Considerations for your Client  (Ethics – Hour 1) 

  • Ernest Harry Begay, Traditional Healer, Indian Heath Services
11:45 Pick up Box Lunch
12:00 The Federal Trust Responsibility for Health Care and the Navajo Nation Self-Insurance Program: A Problem in Economic Development Law

  • Steven C. Boos, Partner,  Maynes, Bradford, Shipps and Sheftel, LLP
 1:00 Adult Guardianship Statute

  • Kristin Fitzharris, DNA People’s Legal Services 
 2:00 Local Governance Act

  • Rodgerick T. Begay, Navajo Nation Department of Justice
 3:00 Afternoon Break
 3:15 The State of Navajo Employment Law in 2014

  • David R. Jordan, The Law Offices of David R. Jordan,  P.C
 4:15 Ethics (Hour 2)

  • Myles V. Lynk,  Peter Kiewit Foundation Professor of Law,  Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law 
  • Judith M. Dworkin, Managing Partner, Sacks Tierney P.A. 
 5:15 Adjourn



Thank you to the Lunch Sponsor:


We are currently seeking conference sponsors. For more info call Darlene Lester at 480-965-7715 

Net proceeds from this conference will go towards student Indian Law scholarships.


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