School navigation

Board of Visitors

David S. Case

Dave Case, an attorney with Landye Bennett & Blumstein LLP, is an authority on Alaska Native law and policy. He often travels to remote Alaskan villages to advise clients on corporate, municipal, and tribal matters. He has drafted municipal and tribal codes tailored to meet the unique needs of rural Alaskan municipalities and tribes. In addition, David has represented village corporations in complex land exchanges with the federal government and in other business transactions. David also has both a federal court practice and an appellate practice in the Alaska Supreme Court and has written amicus briefs to the United States Supreme Court. He is a frequent presenter in continuing education programs on Alaska Native and municipal matters.


  • Whitman College, B.A., 1966
  • University of Washington, J.D., 1974

PUBLICATIONS (partial listing)

  • Alaska Natives and American Laws
    University of Alaska Press, 1984, 2002 Eds.
  • Sovereignty: The Other Alaska Native Claim
    Journal of Land, Resources, & Environmental Law, 2005
  • Indians 78 – Washington State 0, Stories about Indians and the Law
    Public Administration Review, 2005 (co-author)


  • Alaska State Bar
    • Member, Corporate Law Section
    • Member, Alaska Native Law Section
    • Member, Municipal Law Section
  • Honorary Alumnus, Lewis & Clark Law School (2005)
  • Alaska Federation of Natives Denali Award for Dedication and Service to the Alaska Native Community (1998)


  • Alaska
  • Washington
  • United States District Court, District of Alaska
File widget: The file of Visitors.html could not be found.