Law Office of Lisa L. Atkinson, PLLC.
Selected Honors & Activities
- 2015-16 American Bar Association (ABA) GPSolo Division Diversity Fellow
- 2016-2017 ABA GPSolo Division Diversity Mentor
- 2016-2017 Secretary, ABA Judicial Division National Conference of Specialized Court Judges.
Northwest Intertribal Court System, Mountlake Terrace, Washington. 2002-2003. Prosecutor for five western Washington tribes- criminal and civil matters; Indian Child Welfare proceedings in Tribal and State court.
Holland & Knight, LLP, Seattle, Washington. 2000-2001. Contract Consultant: Drafted tribal ordinances, regulations, procedures relating to regulatory compliance; researched, reviewed, and advised tribal clients on application of federal and state statutes including labor and employment laws, environmental regulations, the Single Audit Act, and national origin/race discrimination laws; assisted in drafting and editing gaming employee handbook; reviewed and revised gaming construction and partnership contracts; analyzed economic development proposals.
National Indian Gaming Commission, Washington, D.C. 1999-2000. Office of General Counsel: Reviewed tribal ordinances and contracts for compliance with applicable federal regulations; wrote proposed agency Debt Collection regulations; revised Model Tribal Gaming Ordinance; processed and responded to Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act requests; performed extensive research and wrote environmental assessments involving Indian lands determinations; wrote federal procurement contracts for civil contract employees; wrote notices of violation and subpoenas for regulatory violations; compiled, reviewed, indexed documents for production pursuant to subpoena from the Inspector General of the Department of Interior.
Native American Rights Fund,