Tribal Justice Specialist
Kori Cordero (White Mountain Apache) served as the Tribal Justice Specialist at the Tribal Law and Policy Institute until 2018. Kori played a key role in the development and management of the tribalcoalitions.org website and its victim services directory. Kori recently received a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law, with specializations in Critical Race Studies and The David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy. While in law school, Kori focused their CRS specialization on tribal and federal Indian law and co-drafted an amicus brief in support of the Wishtoyo Foundation’s efforts to preserve sacred sites. Before TLPI, Kori worked as a law clerk at the Pascua Yaqui Prosecutor's Office in Tucson, Arizona, where they worked on a child welfare reform project. Kori also served as a law clerk for the San Bernardino County Office of the Public Defender in Victorville, California.