The National Native American Law Students Association (NNALSA) Board announced its 2015 Executive Board on October 27, 2015 and San Diego is well represented. The Native American Law Practice Group at Procopio would like to extend congratulations to Anna Hohag and Alexandra Mojado on their recent appointments.
Anna Hohag, a citizen of the Bishop Paiute Tribe, was elected to be the Area 1 Representative, which covers Arizona, California, Hawai`i, and Nevada. Anna was a recipient of the 2015 Procopio Native American Law Internship Program at the San Diego office. Prior to interning at Procopio, Anna worked for the Pala Band of Mission Indians as a tribal liaison. She primarily focused on land and environmental issues for the tribe. Anna is now in her second year at the University of Arizona College of Law.
Alexandra Mojado, of the Pala Band of Mission Indians, was elected to serve as Secretary on the National NALSA Board of Directors. Prior to law school Alexandra was a graduate student at UCLA focusing on Public Law 280 and its impact on domestic violence. She is now in her second year at the University of Arizona College of Law.
National NALSA promotes the study of Federal Indian Law and supports Native American students in law school. It also seeks to educate the broader legal community about Native issues by hosting an annual moot court competition and writing competition. A link to the entire board can be found here.
As an active partner in the San Diego Native American community, Procopio’s Native American Law Practice Group is proud to see local Native American law students taking an active role in the Native American legal community at the national level. The firm would like to wish them success on the National NALSA Board and in their future endeavors.
Gabriela is a citizen of the Cahuilla Band of Indians and currently clerking for Procopio. She graduated from the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona in 2015 and is awaiting July bar results.