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Why I Became A Lawyer: Completing The Journey Home

Law360 (May 15, 2019, 4:53 PM EDT) -- This article is part of a monthly series in which attorneys reflect on the formative life experiences that helped lay the groundwork for their careers in the legal profession. In this installment, Jason Hauter of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP describes how his desire to reconnect with his family's Native American roots, and to find a way to be of service to his community, led him to become a lawyer focusing on tribal issues.

Jason Hauter Through my mother, I am an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian Community, a federally recognized Native American community located near Phoenix,...

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