State AG Events

Upcoming and Recent Events

September 30, 2021 - ACS Minneapolis-St Paul: 2021 Progressive Law Benefit (Keith Ellison, Minnesota Attorney General)

September 14, 2021 - Chicago Lawyer Chapter: Weaponizing Article V: An Emerging Threat to Our Constitution (Carolyn Shapiro, former Illinois Solicitor General)

August 3, 2021 - Founding Failures: Transformational Change and the Movement for Racial Equity (Zenita Wickham Hurley, Chief Counsel for Civil Rights, Maryland Office of the Attorney General)

July 21, 2021- Chicago Lawyer Chapter: 2021 Legal Legends Luncheon (Shareese Pryor, former Chief of the Civil Rights Bureau, Office of the Illinois Attorney General)

June 7 - 11, 2021 - ACS 2021 National Convention (William Tong, Connecticut Attorney General; and Jeffrey Sprung, Assistant Attorney General, Washington State Office of the Attorney General)

May 26, 2021 - Spring into Summer: Working in a State AG's Office (Adelina Acuña, Deputy Attorney General, California Department of Justice; Noah Guzzo Purcell, Solicitor General, Washington State Attorney General Office; and James E. Tierney, Lecturer in Law, Harvard Law School; former Attorney General of Maine)

May 4, 2021 - National Event: Founding Failures: Reckoning with Our Constitution's Generational Impacts on Health and Well-Being (Christophe Courchesne, Deputy Chief of the Energy and Environment Bureau, Massachusetts Attorney General's Office)

April 12, 2021 - William & Mary Law Student Chapter: Analyzing the Recently Argued Arizona Election Law Case (Stephen Cobb, Former Deputy Attorney General in VA)

April 8, 2021 - Duke Law Student Chapter: Ranked Choice Voting: Past, Present, and Future (Peter Brann, Former Assistant Attorney General and State Solicitor of Maine)

March 30, 2021 - National Event: Founding Failures: The Consequences of the Constitution’s Original Sin for Our Criminal Legal System (Seema Gajwani, Chief of the Restorative Justice Program Section, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia)

March 28, 2021 - Business Law Society and ACS Event: Topics in Labor and Employment Law: COVID-19 & the Effects of the Pandemic (Christian Arizmendi, Assistant Attorney General, Illinois Office of the Attorney General)

March 27, 2021 - Student Convention: Antitrust, Privacy, Big Tech, and Democracy (Benjamin Wiseman, Director, Office of Consumer Protection, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia)

March 26, 2021 - Student Convention: Keynote Address by Hon. Letitia James, Attorney General of New York  (New York Attorney General Letitia James)

March 25, 2021 - Student Convention: A Discussion with AG Ferguson and the Role of State Attorneys General (Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson)

March 25, 2021 - California Lawyer Chapters: Untraditional Pathways to the Bench. A Conversation with Three California Jurists (Samuel Siegel, Deputy Solicitor General, California Department of Justice)

March 8, 2021 - UC Berkeley Student Chapter: Consumer Protection Panel with Richard Corday (Richard Corday, Former Solicitor General and Attorney General, Ohio Office of the Attorney General)

February 18, 2021 - National Event: ACS @ 20: Honoring Two Decades of Shaping Debate, Building the Network, and Making a Difference (Loren AliKhan, Solicitor General for the District of Columbia)

February 5, 2021 - UVA Student Chapter: Let's Talk About January 6th: What, Happened? What's Next?  (Valerie Nannery, Former Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia)

January 28, 2021 - ACS Minneapolis-St. Paul Lawyer Chapters: 9th Annual Public Interest Virtual Happy Hour (co-sponsored by the Minnesota Attorney General's Office)

January 25, 2021 - ACS Lawyer Chapters: Towards Justice: Reforms to Prevent Future Tragedies (Hon. Lisa Madigan, Former Illinois Attorney General)

December 22, 2020 - National Event: A More Perfect Union: The Future of Labor Law in a Post-COVID Economy (ReNika Moore, Former Labor Bureau Chief, New York Office of the Attorney General)

December 7, 2020 - Florida Lawyer Chapter: Presentation of the George Sheldon Public Interest Award and Discussion on Florida and the Presidential Transition (Kevin Golembiewski, Deputy Solicitor General, Office of the Attorney General of Florida)

October 28, 2020 - Boston University Student Chapter and the Criminal Law Society: CLS X ACS Cash Bail Panel (Gina Kwon, Bureau Chief, Massachusetts AG Enterprise, Major and Cyber Crimes Division)

October 15, 2020 - University of Chicago Student Chapter: Richard Corday (Richard Corday, Former Solicitor General and Attorney General, Ohio Office of the Attorney General)

October 15, 2020 - University of Virginia Law School: Ratified, But Now What (Michelle Kallen, Deputy Solicitor General, Virginia Office of the Attorney General)

October 9, 2020 - DC, Chicago, and San Diego Lawyer Chapters: COVID -19's Impact on At-Risk Populations: Views from the Legal Frontlines (Jennifer Berger, Chief of the Social Justice Section, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia; and Michelle Thomas, Chief of the Civil Rights Section, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia)

October 7, 2020- DC Lawyer Chapter: Protecting the Vote: Election Security and Voting Rights in 2020 (Genevieve Nadeau, Former Chief of the Civil Rights Division, Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General)

October 2, 2020- Serving the Public Interest: The Role of State Attorneys General in Protecting Election Integrity (Xavier Becerra, California Attorney General; and Josh Shapiro, Pennsylvania Attorney General)

September 30, 2020 - University of Virginia Law School: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: In Memoriam (Toby Heytens, Virginia Solicitor General; and Martine Cicconi, Virginia Deputy Solicitor General)

September 30, 2020 - University of Montana School of Law: Montana Attorney General Candidate Forum (Raph Graybill, Montana Democratic Attorney General Candidate)

September 29, 2020 - University of Virginia Law School: Careers & Coffee with Michelle Kallen (Michelle Kallen, Virginia Deputy Solicitor General)

September 24, 2020 - The 2020-2021 Supreme Court Preview (Elbert Lin, Former West Virginia Solicitor General)

September 22, 2020 - Duke Law School: State Solicitor Generals & Progressive Change (Ryan Park, North Carolina Solicitor General)

September 17, 2020 - Constitution Day Virtual Event on Amending the Constitution (Michelle Kallen, Virginia Deputy Solicitor General)

September 16, 2020 - Oregon Lawyer Chapter: Virtual Annual Dinner (Michele Roland-Schwartz, Executive Director, Sexual Assault Task Force, Oregon Office of the Attorney General)

September 9, 2020 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Lawyer Chapters: A Legacy of Service - A Tribute to Justice David Lillehaug (Walter Mondale, Former Minnesota Attorney General)

September 3, 2020 - ACS San Diego Lawyer Chapter: Weaponizing the First Amendment Event (Ted Mermin, Former California Deputy Attorney General)

August 6, 2020 - Arizona Lawyer Chapter: Toward Racial Justice - The Fierce Urgency of 2020 (Aaron Ford, Nevada Attorney General)

August 5, 2020 - ACS Sacramento, Austin, Bay Area, Columbus, Los Angeles, and Puget Sound Lawyer Chapters: Seeking a Public Sector Career in a Recession (Adelina Acuña, California Deputy Attorney General; Jill Habig, Former Special Counsel to the Attorney General of California)

July 16, 2020 - Addressing Police Misconduct and Unconstitutional Policing, Virtual Panel Discussion (Zenita Wickham Hurley, Chief Counsel for Civil Rights, Maryland Office of the Attorney General)

June 29, 2020 - A Conversation on the Role of State Attorneys General in Police Oversight & Accountability (Kwame Raoul, Illinois Attorney General; and Gurbir Grewal, New Jersey Attorney General)

June 18, 2020 - ACS Career Call: Working in the Office of a State Attorney General (Naomi Claxton, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia; Ryan Park, Solicitor General, North Carolina Department of Justice; Kate Sabatini, Office of the Attorney General for the State of Rhode Island; Bob Cooper, Former Attorney General of Tennessee)

June 8-12, 2020 - ACS National Convention (Keith Ellison, Minnesota Attorney General)

March 31, 2020 - Virtual Student Convention Series: Creative Lawyering: Fighting Goliath (Randolph Chen, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia)

March 27, 2020 - Briefing Call: Immunizing the Labor Market?: Protecting American Workers During a Pandemic (Satoshi Yanai, California Deputy Attorney General)

March 2, 2020 - University of Wisconsin Law School: Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul Visit (Josh Kaul, Wisconsin Attorney General)

February 25, 2020 - Chicago Kent College of Law: Equal Rights Amendment (Carolyn Shapiro, Former Illinois Solicitor General)

February 5, 2020 - Las Vegas Lawyer Chapter/ UNLV School of Law: Voting Rights Panel (Rachel Anderson, General Counsel, Nevada Office of the Attorney General)

January 29, 2020 - University of Idaho College of Law: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Screening (Brian Kane, Idaho Assistant Chief Deputy Attorney General)

December 12, 2019 – Chicago Lawyer Chapter: Supreme Court Oral Advocacy: Where are the Women? (Carolyn Shapiro, Former Illinois Solicitor General)

November 25, 2019 – Bay Area Lawyer Chapter: Impeachment - What Now? (Jeff Tsai, California Former Special Assistant Attorney General)

November 21, 2019 - Yale Law School: Doing Justice in the Trump Era: A Conversation with the Hon. Gurbir Grewal (Gurbir Grewal, New Jersey Attorney General)

November 21, 2019 – Philadelphia Lawyer Chapter/Temple University Beasley School of Law: Immigrant Detention Centers: Family Confinement and the Law (Aimee Thomson, Pennsylvania Deputy Attorney General)

November 13, 2019 - Willamette University College of Law: Legislating the Constitution, with DOJ Legislative Director Aaron Knott (Aaron Knott, Legislative Director, Oregon Office of the Attorney General)

October 25, 2019 - ACS Western Regional Convening (Eric Olson, Colorado Solicitor General; and Phil Weiser, Colorado Attorney General)

October 23, 2019 - The University of North Carolina Law School: "Fail State" Screening and Discussion (Josh Stein, North Carolina Attorney General)

October 17, 2019 - ACS Lawyer Convening (Sripriya Narasimhan, Deputy General Counsel, North Carolina Office of the Attorney General)

October 15 2019 – Chicago-Kent College of Law: Supreme Court Preview (Carolyn Shapiro, Former Illinois Solicitor General)

October 10, 2019 – University of Virginia School of Law: SCOTUS Preview: October Term 2019 (Loren AliKhan, Solicitor General for the District of Columbia)

October 10, 2019 – New York Lawyer Chapter: The Future of the Judiciary: Advancing Progressive Goals through New York State Courts (Lilia Toson, Assistant Attorney General, New York Office of the Attorney General)

October 7, 2019 - Temple University School of Law: SPIN Forum 2019 (Josh Stein, Pennsylvania Attorney General)

October 4, 2019 – New York Lawyers Chapter/New York Law School: ACS Northeast Regional Convening (Alvin Bragg, Former New York Chief Deputy Attorney General; Ajay Saini, Assistant Attorney General, New York Office of the Attorney General; Matthew Colangelo, Chief Counsel for Federal Initiatives, New York Office of the Attorney General; Mayur Saxena, Assistant Attorney General, New York Office of the Attorney General)

September 27, 2019 – North Carolina Lawyer Chapter/North Carolina Central University School of Law: ACS Southeast Regional Convening (Ryan Park, Deputy Solicitor General of North Carolina)

September 23, 2019 – William & Mary Law School: The State Role in Checking Presidential Excess (Toby Heytens, Virginia Solicitor General)

September 19, 2019 – Minneapolis - St. Paul Lawyer Chapter: 2019 Progressive Law Benefit (Keith Ellison, Minnesota Attorney General)

August 26, 2019 - Iowa Lawyer Chapter/Drake University Law School: Fail State Screening and Panel Discussion (Tom Miller, Iowa Attorney General)

June 3, 2019 - Philadelphia Lawyer Chapter: ACS Philadelphia: Supervision to Aid Reentry (STAR): A Model Program for Prisoner Reentry (Rob Reed, Pennsylvania Executive Deputy Attorney General)

May 20, 2019 - The University of Chicago Law School: ACS Discussion with Former Solicitors General Michael Scodro and Carolyn Shapiro (Michael Scodro, Former Illinois Solicitor General; and Carolyn Shapiro, Former Illinois Solicitor General)

May 16, 2019 - Madison Lawyer Chapter: Briefing from Attorney General Josh Kaul (Josh Kaul, Wisconsin Attorney General)

April 23, 2019 - Delaware Law School: Criminal Justice Reform with DE State AG Kathleen Jennings (Kathleen Jennings, Delaware Attorney General)

April 23, 2019 - University of St. Thomas School of Law: Progressive Federalism with Attorney General Keith Ellison (Keith Ellison, Minnesota Attorney General)

April 18, 2019 - University of Minnesota Law School: State Attorney General Keith Ellison on Challenges and Opportunities of the Trump Era (Keith Ellison, Minnesota Attorney General)

April 16, 2019 - University of Kentucky College of Law: Deputy Attorney General J. Michael Brown (Michael Brown, Former Kentucky Deputy Attorney General)

April 10, 2019 - The University of Iowa College of Law: Citizenship and the Census (Nathan Blake, Iowa Deputy Attorney General)

April 10, 2019 - Colorado Lawyer Chapter: A Conversation with Solicitor General Eric Olson (Eric Olson, Colorado Solicitor General)

April 7-9, 2019 - 46th Annual Higher Education Labor-Management Conference (Panel: Progressive State Responses to Janus with ReNika Moore, Labor Bureau Chief, New York Office of the Attorney General; and Nancy Walker, Chief Deputy Attorney General, Fair Labor Section, Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General)

April 1, 2019 - University of Wisconsin Law School: The Extraordinary Session (Misha Tseytlin, Former Solicitor General of Wisconsin)

March 25, 2019 - Bay Area Lawyer Chapter: The Presidency, the Special Counsel, and the Rule of Law (Jeff Tsai, Former Special Assistant Attorney General, California Office of the Attorney General)

March 14, 2019 - The University of Oklahoma College of Law: Guest Speaker Mike Turpen (Mike Turpen, Former Oklahoma Attorney General)

February 25, 2019 - Washington, D.C. Lawyer Chapter: Antitrust Enforcement and Future Reform (Sarah Oxenham Allen, Chair, NAAG Antitrust Task Force; Senior Assistant Attorney General, Virginia Office of the Attorney General)

February 23, 2019 - 2019 ACS Student Convention (Plenary Panel and Breakout Discussion featuring Loren AliKhan, Solicitor General for the District of Columbia; Trevor Cox, Former Acting Solicitor General of Virginia; and Ryan Park, Deputy Solicitor General of North Carolina)

February 20, 2019 - New York Lawyer Chapter/Fordham University School of Law: Hon. Jenny Rivera, in Conversation with Dean John Feerick (Jenny Rivera, Former New York Deputy Attorney General)

February 15, 2019 - Colorado Lawyer Chapter/University of Denver Sturm College of Law: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union: Inaugural Civil Rights Summit (Phil Weiser, Colorado Attorney General)

February 12, 2019 - William & Mary Law School: Dunn Series Lecture: Caitlin Halligan (Caitlin Halligan, Former New York Solicitor General)

January 31, 2019 - Harvard Law School: William Taylor on Everytown for Gun Safety (William Taylor, Former Assistant Attorney General, New York Office of the Attorney General)

January 22, 2019 - The University of Iowa College of Law: The Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census (Nathan Blake, Deputy Attorney General, Iowa Office of the Attorney General)

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