Indian Law Section

Each Spring, the Indian Law Section of the Idaho State Bar has participated in the UI College of Law Tri-State Tribal conference.  A newsletter is emailed to members keeping them current on the work of the Idaho Section, as well as practice area activities throughout the Northwest. The section meets at 12:00 p.m. noon (MT) on the first Friday of the month via telephone conference call.

Council Members | Section Membership | Meetings & Events
Legal Resources | Disclaimer

Council Members


Helaman Scott Hancock
Coeur d'Alene Tribe Office of Legislative Affairs
PO Box 408
Plummer, ID 83851
Phone: (208) 686-0752
Fax: (208) 686-8813

Vice Chairperson

Dylan Reyher Hedden-Nicely
Howard Funke & Associates, PC
PO Box 969
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83816-0969
Phone: (208) 667-5486
Fax: (208) 667-4695


Paul C. EchoHawk
EchoHawk Law Office
PO Box 4166
Pocatello, ID  83205
Phone:  (208) 705-9503
Fax:  (208) 904-3878

Past Chairperson

Brian Patrick McClatchey
McClatchey Law Firm, PLLC
7 S. Howard Street, Ste. 2014
Spokane, WA 99201
Phone: (509) 838-9025

At Large Council Members

Prof. Angelique Eaglewoman
University of Idaho College of Law
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, ID 83844-2321
Phone: (208) 885-7634

Natalie Camacho Mendoza
Camacho Mendoza Law
PO Box 190438
Boise, ID 83719
Phone: (208) 342-2960
Fax: (208) 629-0177

Dennis S. Voorhees
Voorhees Law Firm
PO Box Z
Twin Falls, ID 83303-0090
Phone: (208) 736-6000
Fax: (208) 736-6001


Section Membership

If you are interested in joining the Indian Law Section, complete the Section Registration Form .PDF and return with payment to Dayna Ferrero at the Idaho State Bar, PO Box 895, Boise, Idaho 83701. Membership dues are as follows:

2016 Standard Membership Dues:  $25
Tribal Court Advocates: $10
Law Students:  $10

To view the section's by-laws, select: Indian Law Section By-Laws PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader

Meetings & Events


The Indian Law Section meets at 12:00 p.m. noon (MT) on the first Friday of the month via telephone conference call. Dates for upcoming meetings are listed below.

August 5, 2016 - Canceled
September 2, 2016
October 7, 2016
November 4, 2016
December 2, 2016
January 6, 2017
February 3, 2017
March 3, 2017
April 7, 2017

To participate in the next scheduled meeting, you may RSVP at least 24-hours in advance, via email to Dayna Ferrero. A meeting agenda and/or any additional materials (if available) will be provided to all participants via email prior to the meeting and posted online for reference. NOTE: Section meeting dates/location are subject to change.


May 1, 2015
June 5, 2015
July 10, 2015 (moved from July 3, 2015)
August 7, 2015
September 4, 2015
October 2, 2015
November 6, 2015
December 4, 2015
January 1, 2016 - Canceled for New Year Holiday
February 5, 2016
March 4, 2016
April 1, 2016 - Canceled
May 6, 2016
June 3, 2016
July 1, 2016 - Canceled


Nothing at this time.

Legal Resources

2008 Caselaw Update .PDF


The Indian Law Section of the Idaho State Bar presents information on this web site as a service to our members and others who provide legal services to or are interested in the field of Indian law.  Our goal is to provide information, education and networking in this complex and wide ranging area of the law. 

While we strive to be accurate and timely, and therefore hope to be a valuable resource to users of this site, nothing contained herein should be construed as legal advice and we make no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or the other sites to which we link.  The content of this site does not represent an endorsement of any particular service or entity linked to this page or the content contained therein.

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