Associate Louisville, CO
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Mr. Loera joined the Firm in 2019.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Loera worked with various entities, such as Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, to provide services to tribes and tribal members in Oklahoma. During his time with the Firm, Mr. Loera has primarily focused on tribal policy and economic development, including drafting workplace and personnel policies for tribes and working with national investment and banking institutions to meet tribal goals for the development of their financial assets. Additionally, through his representation of a tribal family service department, Mr. Loera has litigated in tribal court for the protection of tribal children and the fulfillment of tribal juvenile codes and agreements. Through his cases, he has become familiar with fulfilling both the legislative and judicial aspects of tribal codes, and has fought for the protection and expansion of tribal jurisdiction over their own members.
TRIBAL AFFILIATION: Member of the Chickasaw Nation
PRACTICE AREAS: Federal Indian Law; Tribal Governance; Legislation and Code Drafting; Economic Development and Commercial Transactions; Taxation and Estate Planning; Tribal Court Litigation.
ADMISSIONS: Colorado, Ute Indian Tribal Court.
EDUCATION: University of Oklahoma College of Law (J.D.; Certificate in American Indian Law; 2019); University of Oklahoma (B.A., Political Science and Native American Studies, 2016).
ASSOCIATIONS: Colorado Bar Association, American Bar Association.
Mr. Loera is a graduate of the University Of Oklahoma College Of Law where he earned his certification in American Indian Law, served as the Articles Development Editor for the American Indian Law Review, and worked in the College's first American Indian Estates Clinic. During his studies Mr. Loera also focused on business and taxation law and applies this education to his work for tribal governments and their business entities.
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