(830) 773-2105 info@kickapootexas.org

LEGAL DEPARTMENT

Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas Legal Department

The KTTT Legal Department’s mission is to defend the sovereignty of the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas and safeguard the interests of the Tribe, its Officers and Legal Entities by providing timely, effective and efficient legal advice and support.

Department Functions

  • Legal services to the KTTT Tribal Council, the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas and all its legal entities and departments;
  • Legal services, counsel and representation of the KTTT on legal matters which may include, but are not limited to, negotiations with federal, state, local and tribal governmental entities, issues relating to economic development, reserved treaty rights, Indian Child Welfare Policy, litigation and work with subordinate tribal entities including tribal chartered Corporations, Enterprises, Executive Departments and Executive Commissions, Committees and Boards;
  • Legal counsel who shall develop laws, ordinances, resolutions, regulations or other forms or policy, procedures, orders and other like documents or amendments thereto for consideration by the Tribal Council; and
  • Defense against such suits that may be filed against the Tribe, a Tribal Entity, a Tribal Official or employee (while in their official tribal capacity) and insure that Tribal Council receives proper notification, and shall defend same with appropriate defenses.

Jason C. Nelson

General Counsel

jason.nelson@ktttribe.org
Office ext. 5386

Bessie R. Scott

Office Manager

bessie.scott@ktttribe.org
Office ext. 5987

Hector H. Gonzalez

Paralegal

hector.gonzalez@ktttribe.org
Office ext. 5899

Cristina C. Jensen

Paralegal – Claims

cristina.collett@ktttribe.org
Office ext. 5389

Martha G. Martinez

Receptionist

martha.martinez@ktttribe.org
Office ext. 5388

Carlos Patiño

Paralegal

carlos.patino@ktttribe.org
Office ext. 5387

Yolanda Cepeda

Administrative Assistant

yolanda.cepeda@ktttribe.org
Office ext. 5403

KTTT Legal Department
P.O. Box 2505, Eagle Pass, Texas 78852
Tel: (830) 758-8024  Fax: (830) 758-8008
For Requests please download request form:
KTTT-Information-Request-Form
kickapoolegal@ktttribe.org