Tribal Attorney

Tribal Attorney
Julie R. Wilkerson 

Responsible for advising the Tribal Council on all legal issues, including Class II and ClassIII gaming, compact negotiations, fee to trust applications, sovereign immunity and limited waivers, developing tribal law, Federal court decisions, intergovernmental agreements, general contracts, and loan documents.

Responsible for reviewing all contracts between the Jena Choctaw Indian Gaming Authority and third parties; for coordinating with management the NIGC required financial and AUP audits; and assisting management with patron claims and employee benefits and claims.

Responsible for assiting the Tribal Court with in-take, tort claims, worker's compensation claims, Indian Welfare Act matters, and family law.

Education:

Paul M. Hebert Law Center (LSU) Juris Doctor
Louisiana Tech University B.S. in Finance

Contact Information

1052 Chanaha Hina Street, Trout, LA 71371
P.O. Box 14, Jena, LA 71342
(318) 419-8434
jwilkerson@jenachoctaw.org

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