SOC Executive Committee

The Executive Committee shall consist of the following members: the Chair of SOC (SOC Chair), the Immediate Past SOC Chair, one representative of each of the six class groups (Chairs, Chairs-Elect, Vice-Chairs, Secretaries, Budget Officers, and Delegates) as elected by the SOC, the SOC representatives appointed to serve with the Board of Governors on the Board of Governors committees, and up to two other members as appointed at the discretion of the SOC Chair.  The SOC Chair-Elect shall serve as an ex-officio member.

The Executive Committee shall have general supervision of the affairs of the Conference between its business meetings and make recommendations with respect to resolution of issues of urgent concern to the SOC between meetings of the SOC, with approval of such recommendations by the SOC Chair, subject to the orders of the SOC.  None of the acts of the Executive Committee shall conflict with action taken by the Conference.  The SOC Chair shall communicate information about actions taken by the Executive Committee to members of the SOC either by mail, electronic mail, conference call, or at the SOC business meetings.  No action of the Executive Committee shall be binding upon the Sections.

2020-2021 SOC Executive Committee

  • Hilary Hughes Young, Chair, 2019-2021 (ABA Health Law Section)
  • Michael G. BergmannImmediate Past Chair (ABA Judicial Division)
  • Susan Warshaw EbnerChair Class Representative, 2020-2021  (ABA Public Contract Law Section)
  • Kim R. JessumChair-Elect Class Representative, 2020-2021 (ABA Intellectual Property Law Section)
  • James L. Schwartz (Jim)Vice-Chair Class Representative, 2020-2021 (ABA Senior Lawyers Division)
  • Tiffany M. WilliamsSecretary Class Representative, 2020-2021 (ABA Section of Litigation)
  • Jules L. Smith , Budget Officer/Finance Chair Class Representative, 2020-2021 (ABA Labor and Employment Law Section)
  • William W. HortonDelegate Class Representative, 2020-2021 (ABA Health Law Section)
  • Kristine Ann KubesSOC Executive Committee Member-at-Large, 2020-2021 (ABA Forum on Construction Law)
  • Hon. Calvin L. Scott, Jr.SOC Executive Committee Member-at-Large, 2020-2021 (ABA Judicial Division)
  • Donald D. SlesnickSOC Liaison to Board of Governors -  Member Services Committee (ABA Labor and Employment Law Section)
  • Orlando Lucero SOC Liaison to Board of Governors -  Public Service and Diversity Committee (ABA Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section)
  • Hilary H. YoungSOC Liaison to Board of Governors -  Finance Committee (ABA Health Law Section)
  • Robert L. BrownSOC Liaison to Board of Governors -  Subcommittee on Investments (ABA International Law Section)
  • Denise Dempsey, SOC Staff Director, Chicago, IL