Meghan Paulas

Senior Director of Chapters

Meghan Paulas joined ACS in May 2015 and currently serves as the Senior Director of Chapters. In this capacity, she manages the existing network of ACS chapters, facilitates the programming of chapters, seeks opportunities to organize new ACS chapters, builds and maintains relationships with advisors, leaders, and members, and integrates chapter activities and chapter members into ACS’s substantive initiatives.

Before joining ACS, Paulas served as a Supervising Attorney Advisor at the Social Security Administration and as the Assistant General Counsel of the Illinois Human Rights Commission.  Paulas also served as the Chair of the ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board of Directors.

Paulas graduated from the James Madison College at Michigan State University with a B.A. in Social Relations and Policy. She earned her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she was an ACS Student Chapter leader and spent most of her time in the Criminal Law Defense Clinic. Meghan currently serves on the Board of Governors for the Chicago Council of Lawyers.

Paulas is based in Chicago, where she lives with her husband, two kids, and dog Bailey.