2019 ABA Annual Meeting
The ABA’s 2019 Annual Meeting was held in August in San Francisco. Section Annual Meeting events included the Section’s annual business meeting and a joint program with the ABA’s Law Student Division on student debt.
In collaboration with the ABA Law Student Division, the Section presented a complimentary program entitled “Road to Zero: A Strategic Approach to Managing Student Loans and Repayment.” More than 30 students attended the program that focused on student loan options, debt repayment strategies, debt resources, and refinancing. Panelists included Moderator Zachary Faircloth, Editor-in-Chief SMU Law Review and Candidate for Juris Doctor May 2020, SMU Dedman School of Law; and Speakers Bob Buch, VP of Business Development and Partnerships, SoFi; Montré Everett, Director of Financial Aid, UC Davis School of Law Office of Admissions and Financial Aid; and Lyssa L. Thaden, Ph.D., AFC®, Managing Director, AccessLex Center for Education and Financial Capability®.