Daniel Cordalis is a member of the Navajo Nation and a practicing natural resources and Indian law attorney. Daniel works closely with tribes to protect their water, natural, and cultural resources through litigation, resource negotiations, land acquisition, and tribal governance and land management initiatives. Before starting his own practice, Daniel was an associate attorney with the Denver Earthjustice office, clerked for the Colorado Supreme Court and the Native American Rights Fund, and worked as a legislative associate for the National Congress of American Indians in Washington D.C. He received an undergraduate in geology from Rice University, a master’s in geography from the University of Colorado at Boulder with an emphasis on alpine hydrology, and his JD from the University of Colorado. Daniel is married to a Yurok woman, Amy Cordalis, and has two wonderful young boys, Brooks and Keane, with a third child on the way. They live outside of Arcata, California.
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