Court

 
It is the goal of the Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma to foster a strong and stable Tribal Government so we can exercise our authority as a sovereign nation/ to upgrade the current court services by expanding its caseload consistently each year to meet the needs of tribal members and other Native Americans within the tribal jurisdiction. The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Court consist of three Supreme Court Justices, one District Court Judge and two Alternate Supreme/District Court Judges.
 
The District Court is scheduled twice monthly and is able to respond to emergency situations. The Supreme Court is called into session when necessary and upon the filing of an appeal.
 
The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Court handles civil, criminal, Indian Child Welfare matters and juvenile matters. The Court provides a limited selection of forms to assist pro se litigants for many civil actions, such as divorce, guardianships, custody and judgments. The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Court also provides Marriage Licenses. A fee schedule for all filings is available in the Court Clerk's Office.
 
Chelsea Cope
Court Clerk
(405) 275-4030 x 6241
Email: chelseac@astribe.com
 
Jaxi Martin
Court Clerk II
(405) 275-4030 x 6260
Email: jmartin@astribe.com
 
 2025 Gordon Cooper Drive 
Shawnee, OK 74801 
Fax: (405) 273-7193
 
Justices of the Supreme Court
Michael Warwick
 
 
 
Judges of the District Court
 
 
Alternate Supreme/District Court Justices
Allan Grubb
 
Associate Alternate Judge
Mat Thomas
 
Associate Alternate Judge