A Win for Minnesota’s Wild Rice Waters: Fond du Lac Prevails on Key Aspect of Minntac NPDES Appeal

I’m proud to be on the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa’s legal team in this first-in-Minnesota tribal appeal of an off-reservation water discharge permit. The Minnesota Court of Appeals has granted a portion of the Band’s appeal…

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Sara has been appointed Associate Judge of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Tribal Court in South Dakota.

Pictured: New SWO Associate Judge Sara K. Van Norman (on right) being sworn in. Last week, I traveled to Agency Village on the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation in northeastern South Dakota to be sworn in and hear my first cases…

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Sara is now a AAA Arbitrator and Mediator

The not-for-profit American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) is the go-to resource to find qualified neutrals—including (and maybe especially) for construction projects.  This is just one reason that I’m delighted to announce that I’ve been invited to join the AAA National Roster…

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