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Section of State & Local Government Law

The premier association for lawyers involved in urban, state, and local government law and policy, lawyers in private practice, academia, the judiciary and government turn to us to access the latest expert information on issues that relate to their practice, and share ideas and best practices with colleagues in dealing with government agencies.

Save the Date 2024: Spring Meeting

May 2-4, 2024 | Pace Law School | White Plains, NY. A dedicated website is now available for attendees to book their hotel rooms.

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Defending Democracy

The American Bar Association Section of State and Local Government Law (SLG) has created a new initiative, Defending Democracy, which focuses on state and local election administrators and their work as they defend and ensure our democratic process on the frontlines.

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Renew Your Membership

Tap into the knowledge of your urban, state, and local government colleagues from across the country.

Our Committees

Join a Committee

With more than 15 unique committees, you are sure to find one to match your interests.

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On-Demand CLE Sessions

See our complete list of State & Local Government Law on-demand CLE sessions to earn your credit.

Florida Rule Change

Florida Bar regulators have stated that attorneys will not receive Florida credit for any ABA program, even if they self-apply; speakers will not receive Florida credit for their participation in our programs; and, self-application forms submitted by attendees or speakers will not be approved. Programs approved by Florida prior to the Florida Supreme Court Order SC 21-28 remain approved for Florida credit.

About State & Local Government Law

The premier association for lawyers involved in urban, state, and local government law and policy, our membership ranges from lawyers in private practice who represent countless government agencies across the country, in academia, and government lawyers. All of them turn to us to access the latest expert information on issues which impact their practice and share ideas and best practices with colleagues.

Contact Us

Use this online form to contact the Section of State & Local Government Law or call Marsha Boone at 312.988.5657 or Tamara Edmonds Askew at 312.988.5652.