Judith M. Dworkin

Adjunct Professor of Law

Judith M. Dworkin is the Managing Partner of the Scottsdale law firm of Sacks Tierney P.A. Her practice is devoted primarily to Indian law and water resources law issues, and she teaches courses in Water Law and Natural Resources Law at the College of Law.

In 1978, Professor Dworkin arrived in Arizona and was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Hydrology and Water Resources at the University of Arizona, where she began researching water management issues in Southern Arizona. For the past 10 years she has been actively involved in settling the water claims of the Tohono O’odham Nation on behalf of the City of Tucson.

Professor Dworkin is admitted to the Arizona and Navajo Nation bars and is admitted to practice in the courts of several of the Arizona Indian tribes as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. She lectures regularly and publishes on topics relating to economic development on Indian reservations.



Assistant: Darlene Lester

A.M., Clark University (1975)

Ph.D., Clark University (1978)

J.D., Arizona State University College of Law (1986)