ACS Austin: ACS Happy Hour

Join the ACS Austin Lawyer Chapter and the ACS University of Texas School of Law Student Chapter for a happy hour and informal planning session. Attendees will have the chance to meet the new leaders of both chapters and discuss upcoming events. This is a great opportunity to network with progressive law students and attorneys in Austin.

Introduce a friend or colleague to ACS by inviting them to join you at this event!

ACS Minneapolis-St. Paul: 2019 Progressive Law Benefit

Join fellow lawyers, lawmakers, judges, and other community members at the annual ACS Progressive Law Benefit, hosted by the ACS Minneapolis-St. Paul Lawyer Chapter.

Tickets are now available! Private sector tickets are $60, and tickets for public sector, academia, judges, and students are $30.


Kevin Lindsey, CEO, Minnesota Humanities Center

Rep. Jamie Long, State Representative for Minnesota House of Representatives District 61B

Erin Maye Quade, Advocacy Director, Gender Justice

Erin Murphy, Former Majority Leader and Minnesota Representative for Minnesota House of Representatives District 64A

Katherian D. Roe, Federal Defender for the District of Minnesota

Drew Schaffer, Executive Director, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid

Thank you to our early sponsors for their generous support:

Champion: Greene Espel PLLP

Partner: Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP; Compassion & Choices; Cummins & Cummins LLP; Faegre Baker Daniels LLP; Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.; Lockridge Grindal Nauen PLLP; Maslon LLP; Robins Kaplan LLP

Supporter: Berger Montague; Best & Flanagan LLP; Dorsey & Whitney LLP; Nilan Johnson Lewis PA; Patricia Bloodgood; Smith Partners PLLP

Public Interest Partner: Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy

Individual: TransPerfect Legal Solutions

For sponsorship inquiries, please email Meghan Paulas at

ACS Knoxville: When To Take A Stance

Following Knox County Detective Grayson Fritts calling for state-sponsored executions of LGBTQ people, government officials refused to take action, feigning concern of litigation from groups like the ACLU. ACLU-Tennessee Legal Director Tom Castelli will discuss how the ACLU in Tennessee determines what cases are meritorious and when it will become involved.


Tom Castelli, Legal Director, ACLU of Tennessee

ACS Arizona: U.S. Supreme Court Review and Look Forward

Join the ACS Arizona Lawyer Chapter and the ACS Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Student Chapter for a special Constitution Day event. We'll hear from local experts on the impact of last term's Supreme Court opinions and what might happen during the '19-'20 term.


Hon. Andrew Hurwitz, Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Toni Massaro, Dean Emerita, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

Refreshments provided.

RSVP to Andrew Jacobs at

Thursday, September 19, 2019

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. MT

Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Great Hall, First Floor

111 East Taylor Street

Phoenix, AZ 85004