Amanda L. White Eagle

Amanda L. White Eagle (@AmandaRockman) is an enrolled member of the Ho-Chunk Nation. With more than fifteen years of experience in tribal law, White Eagle has served as the Clinical Fellow for the NYU-Yale American Indian Sovereignty Project. White Eagle previously served as a judicial officer (an Interim Chief Judge and Associate Judge), as well as the tribe’s Attorney General and Executive Director, for the Ho-Chunk Nation Department of Justice.

She is admitted to the Ho-Chunk Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the United States Supreme Court Bar, and the Federal Bar Association. Additionally, she serves as a tribal court judge or justice to tribal governments throughout the United States, including the Wampanoag Judiciary, Prairie Island Indian Community Court of Appeals, and Santee Sioux Nation Judiciary. Her previous experience includes serving as a State of Wisconsin County Court Commissioner, as well as an Adjunct Law Professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School.

White Eagle graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.A. in Anthropology and French and a Certificate in American Indian Studies. She received her Juris Doctor degree from University of Wisconsin Law School.

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