Gertrude Lee from Kirtland is a member of the Navajo Nation, practices law in the Navajo Nation and the State of New Mexico. Lee has dedicated her legal career to public service as a criminal prosecutor. She has served as a prosecutor in McKinley County and San Juan County, New Mexico, and served as the Chief Prosecutor of the Navajo Nation.
Lee worked for six and half years with the 11th Judicial District Attorney's Office, Division 2, in Gallup, where she started as an associate trial attorney and worked her way up to Deputy District Attorney.
Lee received her B.A. in Political Science from Creighton University in 2006 and her J.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2009.