Jaclyn "Jackie" Johnson joined the firm in February 2013 and specializes in Indian law. Prior to joining the firm, Jackie was an associate in the Phoenix office of Quarles & Brady LLP.
Jackie’s Indian law experience includes drafting tribal ordinances, preparing and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, lease agreements and other real estate related agreements, and advising clients on general contract compliance and compliance with tribal employment laws, including preference in employment.
Jackie is admitted to practice in Arizona and the Navajo Nation. She earned her undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, majoring in Native American Studies modified with Environmental Studies, and received her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School where she co-chaired U of M’s NALSA chapter for two years. Jackie is originally from the Flathead Nation located in northwest Montana.
-- Dartmouth College, BA in Native American Studies and Environmental Studies (2005)
-- University of Michigan Law School, JD (2008)
DISTINCTIONS AND HONORS
Top Pro Bono Attorneys (2011) - Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education
Arizona State Bar, 2009
Navajo Nation Bar, 2009
MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS
Native American Bar Association of Arizona
PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES
Community Legal Services - Tenants' Rights Clinic (2009 to present)
Wills for Heroes of Arizona (2009 to present)