Heather J. Tanana

Heather J. Tanana: Attorney with Richards Brandt Miller Nelson A Professional Law Corporation


Heather Tanana is an attorney at the law firm of Richards Brandt Miller Nelson. She graduated with high honors from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah, where she was a Quinney fellow and Note and Comment Editor for the Utah Environmental Law Review. She also holds a Masters in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University, with an emphasis in American Indian health. Following graduation, she was a legal fellow at the University of Utah -- Institute for Clean and Secure Energy, during which time she co-authored a law review article on energy development in Indian County. Heather is admitted to practice before all Utah state and federal courts, as well as the Navajo Nation tribal courts. She is a member of the Family Law and Environmental Law sections at the Utah State Bar and the Navajo Nation Bar Association. Her practice areas include family law, environmental law, and Indian law.

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Environmental Law
  • Indian Child Welfare Act
  • Indian Economic Development
  • Indian Gaming Law
  • Indian Land Law
  • Indian Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
801-326-3656  Phone
801-531-2000  Phone
801-532-5506  Fax
Law School Attended:
Dartmouth College, B.A., Biology, 2004; John Hopkins University, M.P.H., 2012; University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, J.D., 2010
Year of First Admission:
2014, Navajo Nation; 2010, Utah
Utah State Bar, Navajo Nation Bar Association
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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Salt Lake City, Utah

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