A Dedicated Lawyer Experienced in Tribal Law
Jack Duran of Duran Law Office is a nationally recognized federal Indian law attorney who is well-versed in tribal litigation, general, special and independent counsel. As a skilled tribal law lawyer, Duran is actively involved in his practice as well as instructing, advising and lecturing on topics relating to Native American law and policy for organizations such as:
• National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)
• Native Learning Center
• Reservation Economic Summit (RES)
• National Indian Education Association (NIEA)
• California Conference on American Indian Education (CCAIE)
Mr. Duran is a member in good standing of the California State Bar and received admission into the Eastern and Northern District Federal District Courts and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Duran has also received admission in various Tribal Court Bars in Indian country, including the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska and Yurok Tribal Court. Additional accomplishments and positions include:
• Listed as a super lawyer “Rising Star” for Northern California.
• Most Outstanding Graduate of the Day at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.
• Served as an insurance defense attorney with a prestigious insurance defense firm, where he represented cities, counties, large corporations and law enforcement agencies.
• Former California Department of Justice, Deputy Attorney General (DAG) under California Attorney General Bill Lockyer; representing the California Department of Corrections, Board of Prison Terms and Youth Authority.
• Author of numerous articles on federal Indian law and policy; cited in regional and national news media and trade publications.
Covering the Legal Ground for Native Americans
Jack Duran was an associate attorney for several of the nation’s largest federal Indian law practices. He focused on tribal government support, litigation, gaming development, operations and regulation for tribally created entities. He is well versed in tribal governance, economic development, gaming regulation, tribal construction, workers compensation and tort defense as well. Duran Law Office also works on:
• Tribal counseling and advocacy
• Administrative law for indigenous peoples
• Health care improvement issues
• Fee-to-trust cases
Respected Court Representation
Duran Law Office understands how to navigate litigation successfully across tribal, state and federal courts. We work with all manners of civil, commercial and criminal proceedings from probate to family law to treaty rights.
An Advocate for Indian Country
If you need legal assistance with federal housing grants, tax advice or require the professional expertise of a proven Indian gaming lawyer, call Duran Law Office at 916-779-3316.