PUEBLO OF SANTA ANA
PERMISSION TO PRACTICE BEFORE TRIBAL COURT
PROFESSIONAL ATTORNEY OR ADVOCATE
Professional Attorneys may practice before the Courts of the Pueblo of Santa Ana
Provided that any such attorney is properly admitted to practice before the Pueblo
courts. In Order to practice in the courts, the following admission criteria must be
Any Attorney who is a member of the New Mexico State Bar, or any attorney
certified and eligible to practice before the Courts of any other State in the United
States is eligible to be admitted to practice before the Courts of the Pueblo of
Santa Ana. To practice before the Courts, any attorney must certify or show:
1. That he/she is a member of the New Mexico State Bar or any other
State of the U.S., and is in good standing.
2. An Advocate must provide a certificate of advocate training.
3. That he/she will abide by the Rules of the Santa Ana Tribal Court and any
Orders issued by the Courts.
4. That he/she is knowledgeable and is generally informed about the
Pueblo of Santa Ana and its traditions and customs.
5. An annual payment admission fee of $100.00 must be paid to practice
before the Tribal Court, payments should be made payable to Santa Ana
Professional Attorneys and Advocates must be approved and fees paid before an
Entry of Appearance or any pleadings are filed with the Santa Ana Tribal Courts.
Approved professional attorneys and advocated may appear in civil and criminal