DOI solicitor hosts meeting for Indian law practitioners
Hilary Tompkins, the Solicitor at the Department of the Interior, is reaching out to Indian law practitioners.

Tompkins, a member of the Navajo Nation, is the first Native person and the first Native woman to serve as Interior's top legal official. Her deputy is Pilar Thomas, a member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona.

As part of an effort to build "strong relationships and communication" between Interior and Indian law practitioners, Tompkins is hosting a meeting on March 5 in Washington, D.C. "The Solicitor wishes to host future conferences for discussing substantive legal issues facing Indian Country," an invited posted by Turtle Talk stated.

Response to the invite are due March 1.

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Indian Law Practitioner Invite to Meet with Interior Solicitor (Turtle Talk 2/25)