19th Annual
Indigenous Law Conference

The agenda is subject to change. All times in ET.

Minnesota Continuing Legal Education Credits are pending approval.

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 | Pre-Conference Activities 

6:00-8:00 pm
Welcome Reception

Location: Beggar's Banquet 

Thursday November 17, 2022 | Day 1 


8:15 Registration and Continental Breakfast 

8:45 Welcome

MSU Dean, ILPC Director, TICA President 

Coffee Break 


Keynote: Generally Counseling The General Counsel

Peter Ortego

Moderator: Doreen McPaul  


10:30 -12:00
Panel 1 | Coffee Talk: Brackeen and the Oral Arguments 

Kate Fort  

Paul Spruhan

12:00-12:45 Lunch 


Panel 2 | Labor and Employment (HR)

Kaighn Smith 

Racheal Whitehawk 

Jeremy Wood 

Moderator: MSU College of Law student to be announced

Coffee Break 
Panel 3 | Fiduciary Governance and Best Practices for Tribal Investment Stewards 

Courtney Monteiro

Todd Early

Tom Comer

Moderator: Jamie Williamson, Student, MSU College of Law


Coffee Break 
Ethics Panel 4 | Basics of Engaging with Tribal Clients 

Jordan Oglesby

Matthew Fletcher

Frances Sjoberg

Moderator: MSU College of Law student to be announced


Reception | In-person only

Location: HopCat 


Friday November 18, 2022 | Day 2 


8:15 Continental Breakfast 


Panel 5 | Tribal Consultation and Environmental Justice  

Jeff Harris 

Whitney Gravelle

Danielle McLean

Moderator: Lydia Locklear 

Coffee Break 

Panel 6 | Partnering with Utilities on Critical Energy Infrastructure Projects  Miranda Compton

Sharol McDade

Jason Hauter

Moderator: Pilar Thomas 

11:45-12:45 Lunch 

Panel 7 | National Tribal Opioid Litigation  

Lloyd Miller

Kevin Washburn 

Sara Hill 

Moderator: Collin Banghart, Student, MSU College of Law

Coffee Break 
Panel 8 | Imposter Syndrome, Elimination of Bias, and Tribal In-House Practice  

Harrison Rice

Denise Ryan

Christopher Sharp

Moderator: Kimberly A. Dutcher

4:00 End of Conference