Registration for Judicial Clerkship and Professional Development Seminars
The American Indian Law Center, Inc. is partnering with the Tribal In-house Counsel Association (TICA), National Native American Law Student Association, and the UNM School of Law Career Services to hold two workshops for American Indian and Alaskan Native law students attending the Federal Bar Association Indian Law Conference (FedBar) on April 17-18, 2023 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. These workshops are designed to promote judicial clerkships and proper preparation for professional job applications and interviews. Networking with attorneys and potential employers is expected.
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Form Instructions

Who Can Attend:  Current American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) law students.

How to Attend: Complete this registration form, including all required documents by April 10, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.

The AILC has funding to help qualified AIAN law students to attend the workshops and networking events. We have reserved funding from our Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) grant to support up to 40 law students who are members of a federally recognized tribe or 1/4 descendant of a tribal member. We also have additional funding from TICA to support law students who do not qualify under our BIE grant (i.e. members of state recognized tribes, or other descendants). TICA funding is limited and available to law students until funding runs out.

Who is Eligible for Travel Reimbursements:

  1. American Indian and Alaska Native full-time J.D. students attending ABA accredited law schools.
  2. Must complete this registration form and submit required documents by April 10, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
  3. Must participate in the required programming offered by AILC at FedBar.
  4. Must complete a reimbursement request with copies of appropriate receipts. To be completed after the conference. 


  • Funding will be paid out as a reimbursement to you for your travel expenses to attend this event. AILC is not able to provide funding in advance.
  • Students are strongly encouraged to seek other funding sources and to utilize AILC funding to supplement any unmet needs.


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Tribal Data

You will be asked to submit your proof of tribal membership before submitting this application.