Office of the Tribal Attorney

*Mission Statement.* The mission of the Office of Tribal Attorney (“OTA”)
is to support, defend and advance the interests of the Hoopa Valley Tribe
by providing quality legal services to Tribal policy makers and staff.
[Note: OTA represents the Tribe and not individual Tribal members.]

*Scope of Services*. The OTA serves as chief legal representative and advisor to the Hoopa Valley Tribal Council. Under the policy direction of the Council, OTA provides timely and efficient legal services to directors, officers, employees and staff of Tribal government and Tribal business enterprises, including subordinate Tribal entities. As directed from time to time, OTA also acts as liaison to federal, other tribal, state and local governments, court  systems, officials, professional associations, and interest groups on matters of interest to the Hoopa Valley Tribe.

*Practice Areas.* Under the technical supervision of the Senior Tribal Attorney,  OTA provides legal services on a wide range of issues. Practice areas may include, but are not limited to: natural and cultural resources, land use, child support/welfare, real property, treaty rights, procurement, preference, tort, contract, constitutional, gaming, municipal, environmental, intellectual property, natural resources and employment law and litigation.

*Major Functions.* The major functions of OTA are to:

  1. Represent the Hoopa Valley Tribe and its representatives in judicial, legislative, executive and administrative proceedings;
  2. Provide legal advice to Tribal policy makers, executives, managers and staff on issues of concern to the Hoopa Valley Tribe; and
  3. Coordinate with federal agencies that have responsibilities in Indian country.

*Contact information:* (530) 625-4211 Ext. 130

Senior Tribal Attorney: Amanda Wilbur
Associate Tribal Attorney: Alexandra Mojado

Alexandra N. Mojado, Associate Attorney
Office of the Tribal Attorney
Hoopa Valley Tribe
PO Box 188
Hoopa, CA 95546