What is Indian Legal Services? The Riverside County Bar Association explores Indian law issues in this volume which features an article by CILS Executive Director, Devon Lomayesva. The article provides a description of the issues currently at the forefront of CILS work. “What is Indian Legal Services? This is the question I am most often […]
Please consider making a donation to CILS By providing a gift to CILS you help continue the work begun over 45 years ago to prioritize the fundamental legal needs of the California Tribal communities, including the protection of cultural and sacred places, protection of Indian children, the restoration and protection of tribal lands, and more. […]
Thank you California Native Communities… for allowing us to serve you for 45 years! We wish to offer a sincere thank you to everyone who made last night’s 45th CILS Anniversary Gala a success. It would not be possible without your continued support and belief in our mission. We especially wish to thank all […]
CILS is pleased to welcome back former law clerk, now legal intern, Blake Atkerson. Blake recently graduated from UC Hastings College of the Law and sat for the July 2012 California State Bar Examination. He previously received a B.A. in Political Science at San Diego State University. While at Hastings, Blake concentrated on Health Law […]
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The 2012 Revised Edition of the CILS California Judges Benchguide – Indian Child Welfare Act is now complete. It will be debuted at the 2012 Statewide ICWA Conference at the Blue Lake Casino on June 19. CILS will have a limited number of printed versions and CD versions available at the conference. The bound guides are $45 […]