Mary Rodriguez is the Staff Attorney for the Tribal Court Public Defense Clinic (TCPDC). She is a 2008 graduate of the University of Washington Law School and was appointed the Clinic's Legal Fellow following graduation. As a law student, Ms. Rodriguez excelled in the Clinic and continued as an Advanced Clinic student and summer student intern. She was a member of the inaugural Navajo Trip and has since participated in the Navajo Trips coordinating travel and agendas and well as taking on a faculty role in the Navajo Public Defender trainings. She is admitted to practice in the Tulalip, Port Gamble S'Klallam, Squaxin Island, Sauk-Suiattle and Washington State courts. As part of the TCPDC, she is the primary public defender at Squaxin Island, Port Gamble S'Klallam, and Sauk-Suiattle Tribes. At Tulalip she participates in the Tulalip Wellness Court. In 2011, Mary became a permanent staff attorney with the TCPDC.