Professor of Law; Director, Great Lakes Indian Law Center
Office: Room 7103, Law School
LL.M., University of Wisconsin Law School
J.D., University of Oregon
Recently Taught Courses
730 Federal Law & Indian Tribes
815 Appellate Advocacy (other moot court: ILSA)
815 Appellate Advocacy (moot court-Natl. Native Amer. Law Students Assoc. competition)
815 Appellate Advocacy II (other moot court-ILSA)
820 Conflict of Laws
845 Water Rights Law
904 SP Con Law: Wisconsin State Constitutional Law
940 Native American Tribal Law
940 L&CP: Law of Indian Tribes
940 Wisconsin Constitution and Government Seminar
Chairman and CEO, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa (2000-2003). (Tribe of 30,000 members surrounded by North Dakota.)
Clerked with the U.S. Attorneys' office in Eugene, Oregon for one year.
Staff Attorney with United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
Faculty Advisor for the Great Lakes Indian Law Center, a resource and internship program at the UW Law School.
Director, Office of Congressional and Legislative Affairs, Bureau of Indian Affairs, US Department of the Interior.
Past President, National Native American Bar Association.
Formerly, Environmental Protection Agency's National Environmental Justice Advisory Council's Indigenous Peoples' Subcommittee.
Has served as Chief Judge for Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Special Judge for HoChunk Nation, Special Judge for the Trial Court of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa.
Has written several law review articles, book reviews, and essays for edited collections.
Teaches Torts, Water Law, and Federal Indian law including jurisdiction, taxation, and gaming.