Partner Curtis Berkey speaks at the Conference on Inter-Tribal Trade

On April 22, 2016, Managing Partner Curtis Berkey presented an analysis of the Jay Treaty of 1794 at a conference on Inter-Tribal Trade at the University of Oklahoma Law School.  The conference was organized by lawyers and scholars in the United States and Canada to...

Kashia band of Pomo Indians reacquires a part of its ancestral lands

Berkey Williams LLP represented the Kashia Band of Pomo Indians in a complicated transaction to reacquire a critical part of the Tribe’s ancestral lands.  In early December 2015, the Kashia Band obtained fee title to nearly 700 acres of ancestral land on the coast of...

Lawsuit Filed by Goshute Tribe Against the BLM

The Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation Join Coalition Lawsuit Against BLM’s Authorization of Southern Nevada Water Authority’s Massive Groundwater Mining and Pipeline Project.  Tribal Press Release here.

Victory in Goshute Case

The Goshute Tribe, represented by Scott Williams, was successful in the first stage of court proceedings challenging a proposal to withdraw and export to Las Vegas, massive amounts of groundwater from the Great Basin of Nevada/Utah, the Tribe’s ancestral lands. In a...