Karlen Yallup

Karlen Yallup

Summer Associate - 2021

Name: Karlen Yallup
Education/Professional Background: University of Idaho: B.S. Fire Ecology and Management, B.S. Forest Resources, rising 3L at Lewis & Clark Law School
Hometown: The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs of Oregon
What brought you to Crag?: Crag works on providing legal representation to elevate Tribal voices and underrepresented groups with environmental concerns, the groups I hope to represent after graduation. When I chose to attend law school, it was my priority to ensure generations to come will be able to use, rely on, and enjoy all of the precious natural resources we have today. Crag Law will help me do exactly this.
What are your environmental/legal interests?: Climate Change, Wildland Fire, Water, Public Lands, and Tribal
What will your work focus on while at Crag?: Broad Array
Favorite book: Braid of Feathers – Frank Pommershiem
Favorite quote: “I imagine, at the time, I was caring about the bears.” – Deb Haaland, Pueblo of Laguna, United States Secretary of Interior

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