April 2014 Featured Volunteer: Wambli Sina Win
- Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma
Wambli Win is the Director of the new Rennard Strickland School of Tribal Law & Criminal Justice at Bacone College.
Born and raised in South Dakota, Wambli describes herself as an Oklahoma “transplant” who loves Oklahoma. She is an OU College of Law graduate with her daughter soon to follow; who is in her first year of law school at OU.
In 2012 Wambli began pro bono work with the Muskogee Legal Aid Law Office by helping assist divorce and paternity clients at the Muskogee County Pro Se Clinic.
As a volunteer lawyer at the pro se clinic, Wambli screens clients, prepares all of the documents for the clients, and answers questions about the court process.
“I volunteer at Legal Aid because it makes me feel good to help those who really need an attorney but cannot afford one. It is the warmth, camaraderie and positive energy that appeals to me, says Wambli. “Of course, the free CLE courses that Legal Aid offers and the chance to hang out with some really great people are pluses!”
Prior to heading up the Criminal Justice department at Bacone College, Wambli held positions as a U.S. Indian Police Academy legal instructor, a tribal attorney and an Assistant U.S. Attorney. She also served as a tribal judge. As a tribal judge, she trained CASA volunteers.
Thank you Wambli! You make a difference in helping us help others!
- Pro Bono/Legal Services