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Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence

Kelly Stoner


Kelly Stoner is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law and currently serves as a Victim Advocacy Legal Specialist for the Tribal Law and Policy Institute.  Stoner has over eight years of experience as a tribal judge for the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma and has over twenty-five years of experience teaching doctrinal classes and supervising law school clinics focusing on American Indian issues.

Stoner has testified before the U. S. Indian Affairs Committee regarding domestic violence issues affecting Native American women in Indian Country. Ms. Stoner helped to launch Oklahoma’s only tribal coalition against domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking- the Native Alliance Against Violence. Kelly also supervised a project in partnership with the Apache Tribe of Oklahoma that established a SAFE Unit at a local hospital and recruited SANEs.

She is a frequent lecturer for the American Bar Association’s Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence and is a national technical assistance provider on domestic violence issues in Indian Country.  Kelly publishes in areas related to violence against American Indian women and children in Indian country.