Vice President of Network Advancement
Zinelle October joined ACS in November 2010 and currently serves as Vice President of Network Advancement. She oversees and strengthens the work of the lawyer and student chapters, the ACS State Attorneys General project, and ACS's pro bono and volunteer projects. She facilitates the connection of members with ACS's substantive initiatives.
Before joining ACS, October was a national urban fellow at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund. Before her fellowship, October practiced law for six years at firms in Florida and New York.
October currently serves as a board member of the Society of American Law Teachers and is a member of the Hispanic National Bar Association and the National Bar Association.
October received her J.D. from Florida State University, her M.P.A. from Baruch College, and her B.A. in history from Columbia University. While in law school, she was a member of the Journal of Transnational Law & Policy, Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law and the Student Supreme Court.