Professor Nash serves as the Director of the Institute for Indian Estate Planning and Probate. He is a member of the Nez Perce Tribe and has practiced Indian law for some 34 years in numerous capacities including 14 years in private practice during which time he did estate planning and probate work, Chief Counsel for the Nez Perce Tribe for 10 years and for the past two years he was a professor of law at the University of Idaho College of Law. During his time at the College of Law, Doug developed the proposal for the Indian Estate Planning Project, which he operated until July 31, 2005. Among other things, he has served on the ILTF Board from its inception until May 2005, when he resigned to assume the position of Director of the Institute.
He is the first recipient of the James E. Rogers Fellowship in American Indian Law.
Institute for Indian Estate Planning and Probate
Seattle University School of Law
P.O. Box 222000
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122-1090
Phone: (206) 398.4284
- B.A., University of Idaho, 1969
- J.D., University of New Mexico, 1971; Staff member on the New Mexico Natural Resources Journal; Articles Editor for the inaugural edition of the New Mexico Law Review; Founding Executive Director of the American Indian Law Students Association, University of New Mexico