The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy
February 7, 2011
Prior to entering law school, I attended part of one of the first national conferences. At that point, I knew that the organization was poised to take a leadership role in this space and the progressive vision of the organization was vital. When I entered law school in 2004, there was no student chapter and I then decided to found the school's chapter. Since then, I have attended nearly all subsequent national conferences and still stay involved in my city's Lawyer Chapter by serving on the Steering Committee. It is a FANTASTIC organization that I appreciate for it's intellectual leadership, great organization, supportive networks and national reach.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
By participating in national conferences, I've expanded my knowledge base in areas of interest. Based upon my student and lawyer chapter experiences, I've also learned significant leadership skills that I have transferred to other areas of my career.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Make it more accessible to non-lawyers.
General Member of the Public & Founded and chaired a student chapter; serve on the Steering Committee of thelocal lawyer chapter; identified as a Next Generation Leader; attended numerous national conferences.