Navajo Technical University

Law Advocate

Law Advocate
The Law Advocate degree program is intended to prepare students to successfully complete the requirements for admission to the Navajo Nation Bar Association and to work as legal advocates in the legal and judicial systems of the Navajo Nation. Classes will allow local community residents to receive training to acquire new job skills or enhance existing job skills. Classes are offered in criminal, civil, and family law; with an emphasis on court procedure and practical skills. Legal research, legal writing, and legal ethics will be stressed.
Estimated Cost of Attendance $16,022/academic year
Tuition and Fees $2,402
Room and Board $6,920
Books and Supplies $2,600
Transportation $1,600
Personal/Misc $2,500

Program Advisors

Robert Yazzie, J.D.

Robert Yazzie, J.D.

Associate Professor of Law Advocate
ryazzie@navajotech.edu
Phone: 505.786.4368

J.D., Law, University of New Mexico
B.A., Sociology, Oberlin College

Lola Natay, J.D., M.B.A.

Lola Natay, J.D., M.B.A.

Assistant Professor of Law Advocate
lnatay@navajotech.edu
Phone: 928.882.3148

J.D., Law, University of Colorado School of Law
M.B.A., University of Arizona, Eller College of Management
B.A., Communication Studies, Brigham Young University
Bar Admissions: Navajo Nation and Arizona