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Legal Symposium


NAIHC Events Planner Contact Information:


Cristy Davies

Events Planner

Cristy Davies
phone: (202)-454-0948
email: Cdavies@naihc.net

For additional Information call 202-789-1754

Count down until the Legal Symposium!








Sunday, December 3 – Tuesday, December 5, 2017

The Venetian–Las Vegas, NV

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This is the premier learning event for housing and legal professionals from across the country working to address the availability and access to affordable housing for Native American families.  The event provides a forum to discuss regulatory and legal issues in the tribal housing arena, as well as related community development issues.

Bringing together legal practitioners, housing organizations, tribal housing authorities, law students, legal academics and other tribal leaders – Join more that 500 of your industry peers and foremost experts in Indian housing law and regulations. And, nearly 30 training sessions will be offered.

Explore ideas, experiences, share insights and address emerging issues whether you are a seasoned legal practitioner or just beginning your professional path working in housing this is the event to attend.





Registration is now open!


Group registration is available.

However, please note when registering on behalf of someone else, or for a group, you must have each individual email address available.

Registration cut off will be November 27, 2017 at midnight MST.

Registration FAQ’s

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 Hotel Information

A block of rooms is set aside for the NAIHC Legal Symposium 2017. The hotel is referencing this group with the code RNAIHCLS.

Reservations may be made online or by phone:

Online reservations: https://aws.passkey.com/go/ RNAIHCLS

Phone reservations:  Please call the contact center at 1-800-627-6667 and use the code RNAIHCLS
to ensure you receive the group rate.

Rates: $149.00 night plus tax & daily resort fee of $32.

Please note – Room reservation cut off date: November 9, 2017

Hotel Information

 Call for Presentations

The Call for Presentations is now open.  Download the Call for Presentations PDF

Please Note:  The deadline for proposals is no later than the close of business on September 22, 2017.

Call for Presentations Form: https://naihcweb.wufoo.com/forms/qoe4s4y1qegq2i/


Join us for the Legal Symposium in Las Vegas and have a chance to network with 500 housing professionals from across the country.

Registration Costs

Exhibitor NAIHC member                                                       $325.00

Exhibitor: non-member                                                          $400.00

Exhibitor: Arts & Crafts                                                           $200.00

All registered exhibitors will receive the following:

1 – 8’ x 10’ Exhibit Area

1 – 8’ x 30’ Table and 2 Chairs

Exhibitor Schedule

Set up: Monday, December 4, 2017, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Show hours:

Monday, December 4:  11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Tuesday, December 5: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Exhibitor Move out: Tuesday, December 5, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Hotel Information:

Exhibitors needing services like shipping, electricity, Internet, etc. will need to order directly from the hotel.

Hotel information and forms will be sent upon request.

Please contact Cristy Davies, cdavies@naihc.net if you need assistance getting registered.

2017 Exhibitor Agreement and Guidelines

2017 Legal Symposium Exhibitor Info

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NAIHC Lawyer of the Year Award

Online NOMINATION FORM — https://naihcweb.wufoo.com/forms/z17upa521heihty/


  • Demonstrate an outstanding legal contribution to tribal housing;
  • A lawyer whose personal character and dedication to tribal housing furthers the integrity and repute of the legal profession;
  • A lawyer who currently represents or formerly represented a tribe(s) or tribal housing program(s) with specialization in Indian housing;
  • The candidate must disclose the state(s) or tribe(s) where they are admitted to practice law;
  • The candidate must have no record of disbarment, censure or reprimand from federal, state, and/or tribal bar associations;
  • May be active, retired, or deceased; a tribal or non-tribal member.

2015 NAIHC Legal Symposium