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June EcoHour

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Registration ClosesJun 20, 2018 12:00am or when space runs out.
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Join us Tuesday, June 19 at Teaism in Penn Quarter to hear from Mary Pavel, a partner in the law firm of Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry, LLP, the preeminent Indian law firm in the country. Mary is a member of the Skokomish Tribe of Washington State and was raised on the Skokomish Indian Reservation. We'll discuss Mary's fascinating career defending tribal land and water rights and learn more about her work on some of the largest tribal settlements enacted by Congress. Don't miss out! 

Mary J. Pavel  is a member of the Skokomish Tribe of Washington State. She was raised on the Skokomish Indian Reservation. She is the youngest of six children, all of whom went to college with three having advanced degrees. She is a partner in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry, LLP, which is the preeminent Indian law firm in the country. During the 113th Congress, Mary served as Chief Counsel and Staff Director for the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, serving both Senator Maria Cantwell and Senator Jon Tester. Ms. Pavel is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the University of Washington School of Law.

*Note that networking begins at 6:00pm and the discussion with the speakers begins at 6:30pm. 

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Location: Teaism Penn Quarter, 400 8th St NW, Washington, DC 20004