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Rachel R. Felix

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Rachel R. Felix

Indian law attorney Rachel Felix joined Sacks Tierney after earning her law degree at the University of New Mexico, where she compiled a distinguished record of achievement as student editor-in-chief of the Tribal Law Journal and as student liaison with the New Mexico Tribal-State Judicial Consortium.

Rachel is admitted to practice only in New Mexico and before the Courts of the Navajo Nation, and her practice is limited to tribal law.

She serves as the Navajo National Judicial Branch representative to the Commission on Navajo Government.

Practice Area

Indian Law

PROFESSIONAL Memberships

State Bar of New Mexico

Navajo Nation Bar Association

Commission on Navajo Government: Navajo Nation Judicial Branch Representative

COURT AND BAR ADMISSIONS

New Mexico, 2017

Navajo Nation, 2016

PRESENTATIONS

“Filling the Pipeline” (panelist), 15th Annual ILPC & TICA Indigenous Law Conference, Michigan State University, November 2018

INTERNSHIPS

Pueblo of Acoma Tribal Courts, 2015

EDUCATION

J.D., University of New Mexico School of Law, 2016: Indian Law Certificate; Navajo Law Fellowship

Master of Public Administration, Public Management, University of New Mexico, 2016

Bachelor of University Studies, cum laude, University of New Mexico, 2008

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES and Awards

Mary Beth & W. Richard West, Jr. Award for Excellence in Indian Law, 2016

Student Editor-in-Chief, Tribal Law Journal, 2015-2016

Student Liaison, New Mexico Tribal-State Judicial Consortium, 2014-2016

Clinical Law Student, Southwest Indian Law Clinic, 2016

Native American Law Student Association (NALSA)

Hometown

Shiprock, New Mexico