Coeur d’Alene Tribal Justice Center

P.O. Box 408, 1115 B Street, Plummer, ID 83851


Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

(Subject to federal and Tribal holiday closures.)

Tribal Court

Chief Judge: Cynthia Jordan

Associate Judge: Ken Nagy

Law and Order Administrator: John Abraham 208.686.7224

The Coeur d’Alene Tribal Court is a court of general jurisdiction. Personnel includes a Chief Judge; a part-time Associate Judge; Court Clerks; a Transport Officer/ Bailiff/ Process Server; Probation Officers; a Prosecuting Attorney and assistant; a Public Defense Attorney and assistant; and a Civil Attorney and assistant.

Court Clerk’s Office

Court Manager: Butch Nomee

Receptionist: Alice Pluff

Phone: 208.686.1777

Fax: 208.686.5805


Civil Court Clerk: Rhonda Williams 208.686.5705

Criminal Court Clerk: Sue Garry 208.686.5214

Financial/ Juvenile Court Clerk: Michelle Michael 208.686.6420

Transport Officer/ Bailiff/ Process Server: Paul Nomee 208.686.0936

Probation Office

Probation Officer: Gerry Benson 208.686.5709

Probation Officer: Bernie Thomas 208.686.5511

Prosecutor’s Office

Prosecuting Attorney: Paul Christensen

Legal Assistant: Brittney Nomee 208.686.3013

Public Defender’s Office

Public Defense Attorney: Dee Teren

Legal Assistant: Becky Brown 208.686.5504

Tribal Child Support Program

Program Director/ Grant Manager: Carol Pluff 208.686.5321

Financial Specialist: Vivian Allan 208.686.5309

Case Manager: Tamara Curtis 208.686.6314

Case Manager: Mona Daniels 208.686.6009

Program Attorney: Michael Humiston 208.686.5202

Motions and proposed orders in child support cases may be filed by telefacsimile; you must include proof that service on the opposing party was completed. If you prefer to provide proof of filing by email, please indicate this preference in your cover letters and provide a valid email address. For more information regarding electronic filings, or for questions regarding case status, contact the Tribal Court Clerk’s Office.

Tribal Civil Attorney’s Office

Civil Attorney: [Vacant]

Office Assistant: Kim Pakootas 208.686.5411

For more information visit the Civil Attorney’s Office page

Tribal Law and Order Code

Section 1: Constitution and By-Laws

Section 2: Statutes

Section 3: Rules of Civil Procedure

The Coeur d’Alene Tribal Law and Order Code is copyright protected and may not be used without the express permission of the Coeur d’Alene Tribal Council.

For more information, contact the Office of Legal Counsel at 208.686.6116

Tribal Police

Chief of Police: Sam Abrahamson

For more information visit the Coeur d’Alene Tribal Police Department page