Mission: The corporation is established to promote and encourage the highest quality and professionalism in the practice of law in the navajo nation and in the judicial system thereof; to recommend to the navajo nation supreme court candidates for admission to practice law before the navajo courts; to encourage and assist in the establishment of comprehensive training programs for persons desiring to practice in the navajo courts and to insure the maintenance of high standards for such training.
Programs: Navajo nation bar association, inc. Offers an annual conference in order to offer an opportunity for continuing legal education credits for the membership and a forum for the membership to meet, offer support, and discuss timely legal issues impacting the practice of law. Members of the navajo nation bar association, inc. Are encouraged to be presenters, as well as assist the executive director, board of commissioners, and officers in the organization of the event. Percentage of time devoted to activity:30%.
navajo nation bar association, inc. Administers the bar examination twice a year in march and august. A qualified applicant successfully passing the bar examination is eligible to practice with the navajo nation court system and become a member of the navajo nation bar association, inc. Percentage of time devoted to activity: 25%.
navajo nation bar association inc offers a traditional teachings course. It requires individuals seeking to become members of the navajo nation bar association inc to complete a navajo traditional teachings course. This course is held twice a year, either before or after the navajo nation bar examination. This course provides future members of the navajo nation bar association inc a foundation in the traditional culture of the navajo people. Percentage of time devoted to activity: 20%.
navajo nation bar association inc offers the bar review course. It is a week long review course of the various subjects tested on the navajo nation bar examination. The review course is offered by the navajo nation bar association inc before the bar examination, which is twice a year. Current members of the navajo nation bar association inc often assist in providing a review class to prepare applicants for the bar examination. Percentage of time devoted to activity: 20%.