TRIBAL COURT DEVELOPMENT

Paul has worked extensively with Tribes on all aspects of developing Tribal Courts.  Paul’s experience includes:

  • Drafting a comprehensive Tribal Court ordinance to establish a Tribal Court, its jurisdiction and basic elements
  • Drafting rules of civil procedure for both trial and appellate levels
  • Drafting entrance exam for practice in tribal court
  • Drafting ethical rules for advocates and judges
  • Developing court forms
  • Successfully applying for a TCAP grant through the U.S. Dept. of Justice which included purchasing new court management software and a digital recording system
  • Serving as a trainer with Wisconsin Judicare’s Tribal Guardian ad Litem training
  • Advising tribal court judges on legal issues
  • Training tribal court judges on legal analysis, rules of evidence, rules of procedure, judicial ethics and substantive areas of the law
  • Conducting comprehensive training for Tribal Prosecutors
  • Working with Tribal Court Clerks to help them understand their role and assist with developing court forms
  • Advising tribal courts and judges on how to work through conflicts and issues with other branches of tribal government
  • Supervise summer law students who intern with tribal courts
  • Email
      paul@paulstenzel.com
  • Phone
       414-963-9923
  • CELL
       Paul 414-534-5376
  • FAX
       866-803-3166
  • Address
       PO Box 11696
       Shorewood, WI 53211