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Angélica Lorena Juárez-Monger

Tribal Wellness Court Specialist

Tribal Law and Policy Institute

Angie Lorena Juárez-Monger, M.A., serves as the Tribal Wellness Court Specialist at the Tribal Law and Policy Institute. She served the Southern Ute Indian Tribe for more twelve years as the Court Administrator (2017–22) and Court Information Analyst/Grant Writer (2010–17), where she oversaw and managed several federal and state grant projects for the Tribal Court, including the tüüÇai (Wellness) Court and the implementation of Family Treatment Court. She also led trauma-informed efforts for the court through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Defending Childhood Policy Initiative, continued work for the Southern Ute Tribal Court to be a trauma-informed court, and completed Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - Gather, Access, Integrate, Network, and Stimulate (GAINS) Center’s How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses training. She received a master's degree in the administration of justice from Saint Louis University where she was a Diversity Fellow and focused on justice system leadership. She also attended New Mexico State University and received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice/law and society and was recognized for her research in juvenile facilities. She was born and raised on the beautiful desert borderland of El Paso-Juárez and currently resides in Bayfield, Colorado.

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