Law Offices of Joanne Willis Newton
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Presentations (up to 2010)
10th Annual Indian Law Conference, California Indian Law Association, "2010 California Appellate
Cases on ICWA" (part of panel "California Law Update, 2010 Legislation and Case Law"),Pala
Indian Reservation, Pala, CA, October 8, 2010.

9th Annual Indian Law Conference, California Indian Law Association, "2009 California Appellate
Cases on ICWA" (part of panel "California Law Update, 2009 Legislation and Case Law"),
Sacramento, CA, October 9, 2009.

8th Annual Indian Law Conference, California Indian Law Association, "2008 California Appellate
Cases on ICWA" (part of panel "California Law Update, 2008 Legislation and Case Law"), Rincon
Indian Reservation, Valley Center, CA, October 10, 2008.

Annual Conference 2007, National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA), "SB 678: An
Overview" (part of panel on ICWA), Tuscon, AZ, November 9, 2007.

Fall 2007 ICWA Conference: Best Practices
,Morongo Band of Mission Indians and Prevent Child
Abuse Riverside County San Gorgonio Committee, "ICWA and SB 678" (part of panel "Current
Legislation and ICWA Best Practice Consideration"), Cabazon, CA, November 7, 2007.

7th Annual Indian Law Conference, California Indian Law Association, "2007 California Appellate
Cases on ICWA" (part of panel "California Law Update, 2007 Legislation and Case Law"),Pechanga
Indian Reservation, Temecula, CA, October 11, 2007.

Bar Association of Northern San Diego County, Indian Law Program presented by the Intertribal
Court of Southern California, "Indian Child Welfare, History, Law and Jurisdiction,"  Vista, CA, August
25, 2007

Office of County Counsel for San Diego County, Juvenile Dependency Division, "The Indian Child
Welfare Act and Senate Bill 678," San Diego, CA, June 21, 2007

14th Annual State ICWA Conference, "SB 678: An Overview,"  Lakeside, CA, June 19, 2007

14th Annual State ICWA Conference, "ICWA 102,"  Lakeside, CA, June 18, 2007

California Appellate Defense Counsel (CADC) Conference, "The Indian Child Welfare Act:  New
Legislation Effective January 1, 2007, and Recent Case Law,"  Los Angeles, CA, March 17, 2007

9th Annual Juvenile Law Institute Dependency Law and Delinquency Law Update, UC Riverside
Extension, “New Laws Affecting Indian Children in California, Including Analysis and Application of
Senate Bill 678 as it Relates to Indian Children in Dependency Court,” Riverside, CA, Jan. 19, 2007

Appellate Defenders, Inc., MCLE workshop on SB 678 and its application to dependency cases, San
Diego, CA, January 3, 2007.

Tribal/State Jurisdiction Symposium, National Tribal Judicial Center at the National Judicial College,
"Civil Adjudicatory Jurisdiction in a P.L. 280 State," Pala, CA, September 19-20, 2006

12th Annual State ICWA Conference, “SB 678: A Bill to Improve Compliance with the ICWA”  and
“Tribal-State Agreements: A Solution to Doe v. Mann?” Visalia, CA, June 28-29, 2005

Riverside County Department of Public Social Services, “Intro to ICWA,” Riverside, CA, Apr. 15, 2005
and Sept. 29, 2004

Viejas Gaming Review Board, seminar on conducting tort claim hearings, Alpine, CA, Feb. 14, 2005

5th Annual Indian Law Conference, California Indian Law Association, “Intergovernmental
Agreements on Indian Child Welfare,” Los Angeles, CA, Feb. 12, 2005

19th Annual San Diego International Conference, Chadwick Center for Children and Families,
“Tribal Jurisdiction and Tribal Courts,” Jan. 24, 2005

7th Annual Juvenile Law Institute Dependency Law and Delinquency Law Update, UC Riverside
Extension, “ICWA,” Riverside, CA, Jan. 8, 2005

Symposium on American Indian Sovereignty, SDSU, “Tribal Sovereign Immunity,” Oct. 7, 2004

Appellate Defenders, Inc., “ICWA: Appellate Issues,” San Diego, CA, July 7, 2004
11th Annual State ICWA Conference, “ICWA: Expert Witness Testimony,” Lakeside, CA, June 2, 2004

11th Annual General Membership Meeting, California Indian Forest & Fire Management Council,
“Jurisdictional Issues Relating to the Southern California Fires of 2003,” Lakeside, CA, Apr. 7, 2004

4th Annual Indian Law Conference, California Indian Law Association, “Tribal Adjudicatory
Jurisdiction over Non-Members,” San Diego, CA, Feb. 28, 2004

Southern California Indian Health Council, “Per Capita Payments and Public Benefits Eligibility,”
Alpine, CA, Nov. 18, 2003

San Diego City Attorney's Office, “Intro to Indian Law,” Nov. 5, 2003

Child Welfare Supervisor Training for American Indian Tribal Agencies, Univ. of Oklahoma School of
Social Work, “ICWA in California,” Lakeside, CA, June 6, 2003

Southern California Indian Health Council, “ICWA: What's New,” Alpine, CA, May 19, 2003

California Indian Legal Services' Conference on the Legal and Political Presence of California
Indians, “U.S. Supreme Court v. Tribal Sovereignty,” Temecula, CA, May 8, 2003

New Beginnings Conference 2002, USC, “Problem Solving for ICWA Cases,” Los Angeles, CA, Nov.
15, 2002

L.A. Dept. of Children and Family Services, American Indian Unit, “Intro to ICWA,”  March 6, 2002

Indian Health Council, ICWA Program, “ICWA: The Indian Custodian,” Feb. 26, 2002 and “Intro to
ICWA,” Nov. 2001, Valley Center, CA

L.A. County CASAs, “Intro to ICWA,” Monterey Park, CA, Oct. 17, 2001

L.A. County American Indian Children's Council, “Intro to ICWA,” L.A., CA, June 29, 2001
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