Heather J. Tanana
Heather’s practice focuses on family law, environmental law, and Indian law. She has assisted individuals in divorces, modifications, adoptions, interstate custody disputes, guardianships, and Indian Child Welfare Act cases.
Heather has also co-authored a law review article on energy development in Indian Country and presented a paper at the EPA Environmental Justice Conference on waste management issues. She is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation and licensed to practice before the Navajo Nation courts.
Utah State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Energy, Natural Resources & Environmental Law Section
Women Lawyers Group
National Native American Bar Association
National Indian Child Welfare Association
Federal Bar Association, Indian Law Section
Admitted To Practice
State of Utah, 2010
U.S. Federal, 2010
Navajo Nation, 2014
Bloomberg School of Public Health – Johns Hopkins University, MPH, 2012 (Certificate in American Indian Health; Delta Omega Honorary Society member)
S.J. Quinney College of Law – University of Utah, JD, 2010 (Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law; graduated with High Honors; Utah Environmental Law Review note and comment editor; Quinney Fellow)
Dartmouth College, BA, 2004 (Biology modified with Psychology)