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Oscar "OJ"Flores

Deputy Attorney General

Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Pascua Yaqui Tribe


OSCAR "OJ" FLORES currently serves as the Deputy Attorney General of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and previously served that their Chief Prosecutor. He is a proud member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and a Tucson, Arizona native. OJ came to the Pascua Yaqui Prosecutor's Office after working for several years at the Pima County Attorney's Office. While at the Pima County Attorney's Office, OJ was quickly promoted to a felony caseload in the Violent Offenses Unit where he successfully conducted numerous jury trials. OJ has successfully prosecuted complex cases such as First Degree Murders, Second Degree Murders, Manslaughter, Aggravated Assaults, Home Invasions, and Armed Robberies among other violent and nonviolent offenses. In 2012, he was awarded the Mother's Against Drunk Driving (MADD) DUI Enforcement Felony Prosecutor. OJ acquired his Law Degree and Masters in Criminal Justice from the University of Arizona. OJ also attended Northern Arizona University where he was a member of their 2003 Big Sky Conference Championship Football team. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Arizona, the United States District Court of Arizona as a SAUSA, and the Pascua Yaqui Tribal Court. He also currently serves in the National Inter-Tribal Working Group (ITWG) to assist in VAWA implementation. He has presented on VAWA implementation for the National Congress of American Indians, the Intertribal Court of Southern California, the Sovereignty Symposium, Stanford Law School, the University of Arizona James E Rogers College of Law, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Districts of South Dakota, North Dakota and Nebraska, the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women and at Congressional Briefings. He has also presented for the American Bar Association and for the Casey Family Foundation. Mr. Flores is passionate about trial practice, the law and victims' rights.

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