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Professional Responsibility and the Practice of Tribal Law

Total Credits: 1.0 CLE, 1.0 Ethics

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Ethics |  Indian Law
M June Harris
Original Program Date:
Jun 30, 2021


Do the Arizona Rules of Professional Conduct and other state professional conduct rules stop at the reservation border? Do tribal courts have rules of professional conduct?  When do they apply?  This CLE will examine the application of tribal and state professional conduct rules on attorneys and non-attorney legal counsels.  The CLE will also briefly consider the new Arizona practice rules and the implications to tribal practice.
June Harris, Special Counsel, Tohono O'odham Justice Center



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Honorable M. June Harris is a Hearing Officer for the Arizona Superior Court in Pima County, appointed January 2022. She primarily presides over protective orders. She had served the Pima County Superior Court as a Judge Pro Tempore since 2020. She is a Member-at-Large on the State Bar's Indian Law Section Executive Committee. Prior to her appointment, she served as Special Counsel for the Tohono O'odham Judicial Branch for 15 years. There, she advised and represented the Branch on a variety of administrative and legal matters ranging from employment issues to judicial ethics and points in between. She initiated and published Tohono O'odham case law and rules of court. Judge Harris has published articles in the Arizona Attorney regarding tribal practice, and presented on access to justice in rural Arizona, as well as professional responsibility. She graduated from Smith College with an A.B. in English and holds her J.D. from the University of Arizona College of Law.