The Kalispel Legal Department assists Kalispel Tribal Government, Tribal enterprises and all Tribal departments in a legal capacity to support them in their day-to-day operations and achievement of their goals and objectives while protecting Tribal sovereignty and self-determination

We foster a partnership that bolsters Tribal and departmental policies and codes for a stronger Tribal government to better protect the Kalispel Tribe, its people, and its resources.


Main Office / 934 South Garfield Rd Airway Heights, WA 99001
Main Office Phone 509-789-7600
Main Office Fax 509-789-7609
Cusick Legal Office Fax 509-445-0836
HOURS: Monday – Thursday 7 am – 5 pm and Closed for all Tribal Government Holidays

Our Staff

Lorraine A. Parlange

Senior Tribal Attorney

(509) 789-7603

Julie Heath

Executive Assistant to Senior Tribal Attorney

(509) 789-7635

Aubrey Seffernick

Business & Economic Development Attorney

(509) 789-7606

Alexander M. Hilborn

Staff Attorney

(509) 789-7607

Conner Sabin

Staff Attorney/Code Advisor/Reviser/Prosecutor

(509) 789-7610

Jessica J. Pakootas

Staff Attorney

(509) 789-7602

Pierce Shivers

Staff Attorney

(509) 789-7623

Scott Mannakee

Staff Attorney

(509) 789-7605

Weston Meyring

Staff Attorney

(509) 789-7608

Bonte’ Nemec

Senior Paralegal

(509) 481-4197

Julie Heath


(509) 789-7635

Patrick Nesbitt


(509) 481-6261

Lisa Ham


(509) 481-2030

Renee’ Godley

Legal Assistant

(509) 789-7600

Mari Cabe

Legal Assistant

(509) 789-7604