Lay Advocate Application for Admission to Practice
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18. Are you familiar with the San Manuel Judicial Code, San Manuel Rules of
Evidence, San Manuel Rules of Civil Procedure, and the San Manuel Rules of
Court? Yes No
19. Are you familiar with the basic principles of Federal Indian Law?
If so, please describe how you came by such knowledge, such as your
experience practicing in the field, any Indian law courses or trainings
completed, or any treatises studied [recommended: 1HOO-HVVXS1HZWRQ
HWDOCohen’s Handbook of Federal Indian Law (2005 ed. or subsequent
ed.); David H. Getches, et. al., Cases and Materials on Federal Indian Law
ed. 2004 or subsequent ed.); Stephen L. PevaU, TheRights of Indians
and Tribes (3
ed., 200 or subsequent ed.); and WilliamC. Canby, Jr.,
American Indian Law in a Nutshell (5
ed., 2009 or subsequent ed.)]:
20. I understand that once admitted to practice in the San Manuel Tribal Court that I
will be required to uphold Tribal laws and Court rules, and remain in good
standing in this Court and in each jurisdiction listed in section 10 above.
21. A check payable to the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians for $100.00 is
22. My Oath of Admission is signed and attached to this application.
23. I understand that any license to practice before the San Manuel Tribal Court must
be renewed annually on or before February 1 of each calendar year by completing
a renewal application and paying a $100.00 application fee (unless exempt) or
such other fees established by the Tribe from time to time.
24. I hereby consent to the civil regulatory and adjudicatory jurisdiction of the San
Manuel Band of Mission Indians and its Tribal Court.