Office of Legal Counsel
PHONE 208-843-7377 FAX
To provide exemplary legal services to preserve and advance Nez Perce
culture and sovereignty.
Together we seek to: protect treaty rights now and forever; advance the
Nez Perce Tribe's mission; proactively assess issues affecting tribal
sovereignty; promote the Nez Perce Tribe's image; and maintain and improve the
quality of the office.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES
The Office of Legal Counsel is responsible for representing the Nez Perce
Tribe in all legal matters. The office provides
representation in all lawsuits and administrative proceedings, provides advice
and input on daily issues, reviews and drafts contracts, coordinates and
monitors legislative matters, reviews and advises on revisions to the Code,
handles media relations, and reviews key documents.
Julie Kane, Managing Attorney
David Cummings, Staff Attorney
Daniel Watts, Staff Attorney
Michael A. Lopez, Staff Attorney
Darren Williams, Staff Attorney
Marlene Trumbo, Legal Assistant
Anjee Toothaker, Legal Assistant
Lori F. Picard, Legal Secretary