Rachel R. Felix

Rachel R. Felix

Associate
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602.262.5349
201 East Washington Street
Suite 1200
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Rachel R. Felix is an associate in the Regulatory and Government Practice Group.  She assists clients with Indian gaming and tribal law.  Rachel serves as the Navajo Nation Judicial Branch representative to the Commission on Navajo Government Development and is the Bar Commissioner from the Shiprock District to the Navajo Nation Board of Bar Commissioners.

*Not currently admitted in Arizona.

Internships

  • Pueblo of Acoma Tribal Courts, 2015

Memberships & Affiliations

  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • Navajo Nation Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Native American Bar Association of Arizona
  • Tribal In-House Counsel Association (TICA)

Related Services

Indian Law

Related News

Presentations

  • Speaker, “Construction on Tribal Land,” Construction Law Essentials, State Bar of Arizona, February 2019
  • Panelist, “Filling the Pipeline,” 15th Annual ILPC and TICA Indigenous Law Conference, Michigan State University, November 2018

Distinctions

  • Mary Beth and W. Richard West Jr. Award for Excellence in Indian Law, 2016
  • Student Editor-in-Chief, Tribal Law Journal, 2015-2016
  • Student Liaison, New Mexico Tribal-State Judicial Consortium, 2014-2016

Personal Background

  • Enrolled member of the Navajo Nation
  • Hometowns: Shiprock, New Mexico; Gallup, New Mexico; and Albuquerque, New Mexico

Education

J.D., University of New Mexico School of Law, 2016: Indian Law Certificate; Southwest Indian Law Clinic; Navajo Law Fellowship
M.P.A., University of New Mexico, 2016
B.U.S, University of New Mexico, 2008, cum laude: Chief Manuelito Academic Excellence Award

Bar Admissions

New Mexico, 2017
Navajo Nation, 2016

Court Admissions

United States District Court, District of New Mexico, 2017
Tohono O'odham Nation, 2017