James D. Jodouin, B.A., J.D., was admitted to the Law Society of Saskatchewan in 1984 and practices in the area of aboriginal law. He acts as general counsel for First Nations and other aboriginal organizations in major land claim litigation and negotiations. Jodouin also handles treaty rights cases, consultation and accommodation negotiations, specific claims, reserve creation and oil and gas matters. Jodouin is also a member of the Canadian Bar Association and Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association. Jodouin has been a guest lecturer on aboriginal law issues at the College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan and guest lecturer on aboriginal law issues for the Saskatchewan Legal Education Society Inc.. He has worked for First Nations in Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba and the Northwest Territories. Jodouin has represented First Nations in Provincial and Territorial Courts, the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench, the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, the Federal Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal. He has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada representing First Nations in Treaty right and governance cases. He is also a member of the Law Society of the Northwest Territories.