We are proud to announce that Yakama Member Chrystal Byrd has joined Galanda Broadman, PLLC, as a paralegal. Chrystal received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, with a specialization in Forensic Science, from Seattle University, and her Paralegal Certificate from Seattle Central Community College. Chrystal previously worked as a Indian Child Welfare Case Manager for the Tulalip Tribes; a Gang Intervention Counselor for the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe; a Corrections Officer for the Washington State Department Corrections at the McNeil Island Correction Center; a Case Management Assistant at Seattle Municipal Court; and an intern at the Yakama Nation Prosecutor’s Office. She will be applying to law school this fall.
Galanda Broadman, PLLC, “An Indian Country Law Firm,” is dedicated to advancing tribal legal rights and Indian business interests. The firm, which is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and also has offices in Bend, Oregon, represents tribal governments, businesses and members in critical litigation, business and regulatory matters, especially in matters of Indian Treaty rights, tribal sovereignty and taxation.