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Representing Native Communities In American Indian Law Cases

In Oklahoma and throughout the nation, federal law recognizes that Native communities are sovereign. However, your tribal sovereignty may conflict with the interests of local, state or federal governments. You may also face other legal challenges concerning your own government or business in state, federal or tribal courts.

At Talley, Turner, Stice & Bertman, we understand that your unique rights are worth respecting and protecting. Using our extensive experience in these matters, we advise and represent tribal governments and tribal agencies. Our experience in Native American law allows us to develop innovative strategies to solve the various problems you may face. In fact, lawyer Gene Bertman served as attorney general for the Seminole Nation and Supreme Court justice for the Delaware Nation, both of Oklahoma. You can be certain that he knows the concerns you have and the issues you confront every day. For a consultation, please call 405-467-2858 today.

A Breadth Of Native American Law Services

We have the experience and dedication necessary to help you with legal cases involving:

  • Land, water and natural resources issues
  • Gaming law, casino contracts and regulations
  • Enhancement, protection and expansion of sovereignty
  • Government relations
  • State and federal regulations
  • Federal court litigation
  • Financing of tribal projects

You can also use our legal experience to your advantage for tribal governance. We work closely with clients to draft, review and update tribal legislation, codes of laws, procedures and systems. We understand the governmental issues specific to Native communities and are fully committed to providing cost-effective and ethical legal services. In addition, we can help you maximize your investments in casinos and other businesses. We also provide experienced business litigation representation for small and midsize businesses in Oklahoma.

Resolving Disputes With The U.S. Government Takes Experience

Your legal rights originate in a rich yet tragic history. We will work hard to hold the United States accountable for its responsibilities to Native Indian country communities in Oklahoma.

Tribal land is often at the forefront of disputes between tribes and the U.S. We understand how critical it is to protect not only the boundaries of your land but also the natural resources and ecosystem within it. Reservations may suffer the consequences of nearby mining operations, manufacturing or other problems because of interference by American companies or the government. This can create dangerous conditions for people who live on the reservations and may lead to serious illness or death. Please contact us if you are affected by any of these issues.

Whether your case concerns Indian land, human rights or another issue, we are committed to getting justice for you. We work to enforce treaty-based and statutory commitments. If you are suffering damages, then we will seek compensation and pursue preventative actions whenever possible.

Contact Us For Skilled Counsel

Our team knows how significant these legal matters are to the members of Native tribes in Oklahoma. Call 405-467-2858 or email our firm in Norman to discuss your case with a knowledgeable, compassionate attorney today.