ACS Member News: Weeks of December 7 & 14, 2020

ACS Board of Directors member Alejandra Castillo was awarded the 2020 Distinguished Public Service Award by the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

ACS Co-Faculty Advisor at Howard University School of Law Justin Hansford was quoted in Politico about the Black Lives Matter movement and the commonality of internal disputes within large organizations.

ACS Next Generation Leader Katherine Minarik was saluted by Chicago Lawyer as one of its Top 50 Exceptional Women Lawyers.

ACS Washington DC Lawyer Chapter Board of Directors member Maritza Perez was featured in The Takeaway to discuss the MORE Act and how marijuana decriminalization could help the communities hurt most by the war on drugs.

ACS member Danielle Citron is joining the University of Virginia School of Law as the inaugural Jefferson Scholars Foundation Schenck Distinguished Professor in Law.

ACS member Deborah Gonzalez was elected to be Georgia Western Judicial Circuit District Attorney, and is the state’s first Hispanic District Attorney.

ACS Assistant Director of Chapters Jordan Blisk was elected as President-Elect for the Colorado LGBT Bar Association for 2021 and will assume the role of President in 2022.