Office of the Tribal Attorney
The Office of the Tribal Attorney (OTA) provides support and acts as legal counsel to the Yurok Tribal Council. OTA represents the Tribal Council and the Yurok Tribe as a governmental entity. It is OTA’s responsibility to give input to the Council in regard to Tribal business. Additionally, OTA provides support and legal counsel to the various Tribal departments.
OTA cannot provide legal assistance to individual Tribal members.
Note to Employees:
No legal services or advice will be given to any employee without prior approval. If an employee wishes to meet with one of the attorneys they will be required to obtain prior approval from the Executive Director. Without this prior approval no contact will be permitted. Each department or employee will be required to fill out a request form for each item to be submitted to the Office of the Tribal Attorney.