Smith and Shellenberger, LLC practice areas for native american law, business law, civil litigation, criminal law, dui, labor law, employment law, family law

Smith & Shellenberger, is dedicated to providing quality legal services to a wide range of clients, including tribal governments, tribal organizations, businesses, governments, and individuals.

The attorneys of Smith & Shellenberger, LLC, each began their careers representing Native American Indian nations, tribal governments, tribal organizations, and organizations dedicated to helping Native American Indian tribes and individuals with their legal needs. With over 45 years of legal experience between the partners, our attorneys continue to provide national quality service to tribal clients. However, Federal Indian Law and Native American Tribal law constitute only of portion of the services we provide. Our attorneys possess a wide range of experience and expertise, and the firm is dedicated to providing a broad range of legal services to all clients. Practice areas include: all aspects of Federal Indian Law, Tribal Law, General Civil litigation, Contracts, Domestic Relations, Wills & Trusts, and Criminal defense.

Licensed Jurisdictions

Federal Courts:

  • United States District Court of Colorado


  • Colorado

Tribal Courts:

  • Navajo Nation
  • Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
  • Flandreau Santee Sioux
  • Hualapai Tribe
  • Oglala Sioux Tribe
  • Osage Nation
  • Ponca Tribe of Nebraska
  • Southern Ute
  • Ute Mountain Ute
  • Ute Tribe