Jennifer Cross

Jennifer Cross

Jennifer Cross

2013
Native Nation Rebuilders
Term
27 months
Grand Forks, ND—Native Nations Rebuilders Program (cohort 5) - Jennifer is an associate judge at the Spirit Lake Tribal Court, located in Fort Totten, North Dakota. Her professional career has largely focused on the Indian Child Welfare Act. Jennifer served as the urban lead case manager for the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe-Twin Cities Office, and as a legal assistant and administrative manager for the Indian Child Welfare Law Center in Minneapolis. Jennifer earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota, and her juris doctorate and Indian Law Certificate from the University of North Dakota School of Law.