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Simmons Attains Master of Jurisprudence Degree in Federal Indian Law

February 14, 2019

Jana Simmons (Of Counsel-Michigan) has earned the University of Tulsa College of Law's prestigious Master of Jurisprudence in Federal Indian Law, a specialized degree in federal Indian law, tribal law and governments, and Native American history and federal policy. Jana is a civil defense litigator with a focus on federal Indian law and tribal law. She also is engaged in assisting tribal governments with drafting laws, preventative risk and liability initiatives, and internal investigations. She recently was named to the Advisory Board of the National Native American Cannabis Association. "My professors were the very best and brightest scholars in Indian Country,” said Jana. “It was exciting to learn from them and I am especially grateful for the insights they shared with me."  

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