ICWA Law Center
Marlee Torrence is a licensed attorney at the Indian Child Welfare Act Law Center in Minneapolis and an Equal Justice Works Fellow sponsored by US Bank and Dorsey & Whitney LLP. She represents American Indian mothers in CHIPs proceedings that involve Indian Child Welfare Act. She serves on the board of directors at the American Indian Family Center in St. Paul, MN. She is a mother to a 4-year-old daughter who is an enrolled member of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.
Download session presentation The Indian Child Welfare Act was enacted in 1978 and is a federal law that applies to certain individuals in child protection and third party custody proceedings. This first half of the session will provide background on the ICWA Law Center, the enactment of ICWA, the ICWA as the law stands today, […]