MJ Vuinovich

MJ Vuinovich is an associate with Baldwin, Crocker & Rudd. She graduated from the University of Arizona Rogers College of Law and holds an M.A. in International Relations from the University of Queensland. Ms. Vuinovich is licensed to practice law in Wyoming, Arizona, Colorado, Montana, the U.S. District Courts of Montana and Wyoming, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Shoshone and Arapaho Tribal Court. She was selected for the Rotary World Peace Fellowship and has built most of her experience upon tribal and international law.  Ms. Vuinovich is professionally proficient in Spanish.

Education

  • Juris Doctorate, University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona (2012)
  • M.A. International Relations, with Honors, University of Queensland, Australia / Rotary World Peace Fellowship Recipient (2007)
  • Rotary Ambassadorial Fellowship, Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2003)
  • B.A. Journalism, with Honors, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana (2000) / Study Abroad, University of Ghana, Accra (1998‑99)

Employment

  • Associate, Baldwin, Crocker & Rudd, P.C., Lander, Wyoming (2014-present)
  • Support Project for the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Indigenous Peoples, University of Arizona Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona (2012-14)
  • Student Research Assistant to Chief Justice James Hopkins, Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Tucson, Arizona (2010-11)
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office of Chief Counsel, Eloy, Arizona (2010)

Admissions

  • Arizona, Colorado, Montana and Wyoming
  • U.S. District Court, Montana and Wyoming
  • Shoshone and Arapaho Tribal Court
  • U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 9th and 10th

Publications

  • Special Health Care Provisions for Indians in Obamacare in Need of Protection, Montana Lawyer, Sept. 2015

Other

  • Spanish language professional proficiency (reading, writing, speaking)
  • Portuguese language basic conversational skills