The mission of the Legal Department is to protect all Tribal assets, defend the integrity of the Tribe and its sovereignty, and assist and advise all Tribal entities in their pursuit of progress on behalf of Tribal Members.

The Legal Department is responsible for providing legal services and representation to the Tribe, Tribal Council, Tribal Government, and all Tribal authorities, commissions, enterprises and other entities, and its areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, the following:

The Legal Department also consists of other specialized areas and departments, including but not limited to:

No individual legal services or counsel is provided. A Legal Services Program is administered by the Tribal Member Benefits Department and provides an annual reimbursement for certain costs associated with specific legal services. Contact the Tribal Member Benefits Department for detailed information.

Lori Stinson Lori Madison Stinson is the Attorney General for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.

Gia Langham Gia Langham is the Executive Assistant for the Attorney General. If you have questions, please contact Ms. Langham at glangham@pci-nsn.gov or (251) 368-9136 Ext. 2525.

Litigation and Regulatory Affairs

The Legal Department provides assistance to the Tribal Gaming Commission, Tribal Regulatory Commission, Ethics Board, Election Board, and various other committees regarding their regulatory duties.

The Legal Department also represents the Tribe and its entities in a variety of matters, including:

Brad Stinson Brad Stinson is an Assistant Attorney General for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. He is also assigned as Tribal Prosecutor.

Debra Coon Debra Coon is the Litigation Assistant. If you have questions regarding Litigation or Regulatory Affairs, contact Ms. Coon at dcoon@pci-nsn.gov or (251) 368-9136 Ext. 2661.

Government Operations and Legislative Affairs

The Legal Department assists the Tribal Chair’s Office and the Tribal Council Office with drafting ordinances and resolutions, rules and regulations, contracts, and other legal documents. Legal staff assists departments, boards, and committees in drafting rules, regulations, policies, and procedures which govern specific Tribal operations and facilitates the approval process for each.

Erica Kemmer Erica Kemmer is an Assistant Attorney General for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.

Tribal and Economic Development

The Legal Department represents the Creek Indian Enterprises Development Authority, its subsidiary businesses, the Utilities Authority, and all associated boards with negotiating business contracts, land acquisitions, and/or other ventures. In addition to those entities, the Department assists the Tribal Council and all entities.

Ronald Loegler Ronald “Link” Loegler is an Assistant Attorney General for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. If you have questions regarding Tribal and Economic Development, contact Ms. Langham at glangham@pci-nsn.gov or (251) 368-9136 Ext. 2525.

Gaming Operations

The Legal Department represents PCI Gaming Authority, its management, its Board of Directors. PCIGA operates the Tribe’s three major gaming facilities. The Department also assists PCIGA with investment opportunities.

Jeff Trattner Jeff Trattner is an Assistant Attorney General for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. If you have questions regarding Gaming Operations please contact Ms. Langham at glangham@pci-nsn.gov or (251) 368-9136 Ext. 2525.

Contact

Poarch Band of Creek Indians
Legal Department
5811 Jack Springs Road, Bldg. 200
Atmore, AL 36502

Telephone: 251-368-9136 Ext. 2525
Fax: 251-368-1610
Normal Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Department Contact

Gia Langham
Executive Assistant
(251) 368-9136 ext. 2525
glangham@pci-nsn.gov

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