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Ferguson-Bohnee appointed to ABA coalition

May 23, 2013

Patty Ferguson-Bohnee, faculty director of the Indian Legal Clinic, recently was appointed by the American Bar Association as a member of the Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice.

Ferguson-Bohnee will be one of 11 coalition members and her one-year term will begin with the adjournment of the 2013 ABA Annual Meeting on Aug. 13, in San Francisco.

According to the ABA, the coalition is comprised of 11 members appointed by the ABA President and is committed to eliminating racial and ethnic bias in the justice system by educating and involving lawyers and their bar associations.

Ferguson-Bohnee has experience in Indian law, election law and policy matters, voting rights and status clarification of tribes. She has represented tribal clients in administrative, state, federal and tribal courts, as well as before state and local governing bodies, and proposed revisions to the Real Estate Disclosure Reports to include tribal provisions.