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Indian Law Section





About the Indian Law Section

The Indian Law Section seeks to provide support, information and education for New Mexico attorneys practicing in areas that are impacted by the specialized legal rules and doctrines applicable to Indian tribes, individuals and property. Among the Section’s activities are:
  • Providing continuing legal education
  • Providing outreach resources and events to potential law students, law students, and attorney and section members
  • Providing Bar Preparation Scholarships to third-year UNM School of Law students
  • Publishing newsletters analyzing recent developments in Indian Law 
  • Maintaining up-to-date information on New Mexico tribal courts and governments


Email the Section Board

Want to join the Indian Law Section? You have two ways of doing so!

  1. Still need pay your licensing fees? Simply check the Indian Law Section when completing your Licensing and Renewal forms. Join as many sections as you’d like while you are there!
  2.  Already paid your dues for the year? Login to your Member Dashboard (see top of screen). Navigate to ‘My Groups’ and click ‘Join Section/Voluntary Bars’. Select Indian Law Section and to pay the dues and join. You can join any section or voluntary bar at any time.