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Victoria Sweet

Program Attorney
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Descendant of White Earth Band of Ojibwe

Victoria Sweet is a program attorney at the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. She is licensed in Minnesota. Sweet received her JD from Michigan State University College of Law with a certificate in Indigenous Law and Policy, attended the Pre-Law Summer Institute at the American Indian Law Center, and earned her MAEd and BA from George Wythe University. She worked as the legal fellow at the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law, spent a summer working at the White Earth Tribal Court, a summer working at the Indian Law Resource Center, and was both a research assistant and teaching assistant for Professors Matthew Fletcher and Wenona Singel. Prior to her legal career, Sweet was a high school teacher and educational lecturer. She has presented at national and international conferences on topics such as human trafficking, violence against Native women, ICWA compliance, protection orders, and intergenerational trauma and provides technical assistance to both state and tribal court judges, attorneys, advocates, and court staff. Sweet’s publications include articles on the human trafficking of Native women and girls and the violence against and exploitation of Native women.

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