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WNM 2023 Walk in Two Worlds: Differences in State and Tribal Business Environments

Tue, Apr 18 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Join the Farmington Women's Business Center and our guest speaker, Joseph Austin for a workshop on differences of running/starting your business in New Mexico and/or the Navajo Nation. This workshop will teach participants about tribal economies and business environments to illustrate how they differ from the state. At the end of the lecture, participants should be able to weigh the benefits and costs of doing business within a Native Nation.

The Law Office of Joseph Austin, Esq. is a 100% Navajo-owned law office, duly registered in the Navajo Nation. LOJA is owned and managed by Joseph Austin, a member of the Navajo Nation. Mr. Austin specializes in the areas of federal Indian law, tribal law, family law, criminal law, corporate/business law, and international trade. He has represented a wide range of clients from small companies to large corporations. He is licensed to practice in the State of New Mexico and the Navajo Nation. Mr. Austin also founded the ACES School, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. The ACES School provides legal education to attorneys and judges and also hosts economic development conferences to educate participants on the legal mechanics and theories behind effective economic development in Indian Country.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals. Please notify Janelle Henry at when you register for the class, or no later than 24 hours prior to your class, so that WESST can make sure necessary accommodations are available. All programs and services are provided to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

The Women's Business Center is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

Speaker(s): Joseph Austin, Attorney at Law, Owner of Law Office of Joseph Austin, Esq. Dawn Facka, Regional Manager, WESST Farmington Women's Business Center


Please Note: THIS CLASS IS BEING OFFERED ONLINE. AN INTERNET CONNECTION AND A COMPUTER (or highly capable tablet-type device) ARE NECESSARY. Video conferencing instructions will be sent to you after you have registered for the class. This training class will be delivered in English. Please check your junk mail or spam folder for your zoom link.

Fee: No Cost

Association of Women's Business Centers

U.S. Small Business Administration

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

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