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Native Brief: WASHINGTON - The Navajo Nation Washington Office Executive Director Clara Pratte named Brian Quint as their new government and legislative affairs associate designated to carry out education and public safety issues.
"Brian brings a keen knowledge of Navajo legal processes to our team and we are excited to bring him on board," said Navajo Nation Washington Office Executive Director Clara Pratte.
Prior to joining the Navajo Nation Washington Office, Mr. Quint was an attorney at the Navajo Nation Office of Legislative Counsel where he advised and provided legal services to the 21st Navajo Nation Council and the Judiciary, Economic Development, and Education standing committees. He also worked for the 22nd Navajo Nation Council on the Health, Education and Human Services, and Law and Order Committees.
"It is an honor to be given this opportunity to work on behalf of the people of the Navajo Nation," said Quint.
Mr. Quint spent four years working for DNA-Peoples' Legal Services, Inc. as a Managing Attorney at the Hopi/Keams Canyon and Tuba City Offices, providing legal services and representation to low-income and vulnerable populations. He is licensed to practice law in Arizona, the Navajo Nation, and in the Hopi Tribal Courts.
Originally from southwest Michigan, Brian obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from the Michigan State University College of Law, and his Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from Michigan State University. While a student there, he participated in the Indigenous Law and Policy Center and focused his studies on Federal Indian Law.
posted July 14, 2011 6:00 am edt
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