Tribal Court

Tribal Courts
Court Administrator
Legal & Courts Building
39015 172nd Ave SE
Auburn, WA 98092
Staff Members:
Honorable Randy Doucet, Chief Judge
Annie Harlan, Tribal Prosecutor
Bobbie Jo Norton, Court Administrator
Julia R. Lozier, Court Clerk
Stacey Lara, Parent Advocate for Dependency Cases

Program Description. The Muckleshoot Tribal Court administers the law pursuant to the Muckleshoot Code of Laws and subsequent Ordinances for the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, its community, its people, and all persons, property, resources, and territories subject to its jurisdiction.

Scope of Services. The Tribal Court offers a forum of dispute resolution per approved Codes and Laws of the Muckleshoot Tribe.

Partners.  The Muckleshoot Tribal Court contracts with the Northwest Intertribal Court System to provide the Chief Judge, Prosecutor and Appellate services.  The University of Washington Native American Law Center provides Public Defender Services for those involved in dependency actions.  Columbia Legal Services, a non-profit legal service, also have attorneys admitted to the Muckleshoot Court Bar but is limited to serving income eligible clients in civil matters. According to the Muckleshoot Tribal Code of Laws, an advocate can be a lay person of good character, a member of a federally recognized tribe and resides within 70 miles of the Muckleshoot Indian Reservation or a member in good standing of a State Bar Association. For more information please follow the links provided or contact the Tribal Court directly.

Helpful Links:

Tribal Court Calendars

Parent Advocate Eligibility Application

Attorney-Spokesperson List

www.nics.ws

www.nwjustice.org

www.columbialegal.org

www.laic-law.com