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Jaclyn R. Johnson

Jaclyn R. Johnson

Jaclyn R. Johnson
Associate

480-921-9296

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TEMPE OFFICE
80 E. Rio Salado Parkway
Suite 710
Tempe, AZ 85281

PRACTICE AREAS

Indian Law

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 recent experience includes drafting and negotiating lease and sublease agreements, memoranda of understanding, service and consultant agreements, resolutions and ordinances; conducting all aspects of real estate due diligence in leasing and right-of-way transactions; advising clients on general board governance and general contract compliance; working on all aspects of non-gaming fee-to-trust application; coordinating with BIA in all applicable transactions.

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 a first descendant of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Nation located in northwest Montana.

 

EDUCATION

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

BAR ADMISSIONS

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)

 

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