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Media Relations and Communciations Services Staff Contact List


The source for news organizations to contact when looking for information on the American Bar Association, its policies, officers and programs

Staff from the Division for Media Relations and Communication Services can assist journalists with expert contacts on a broad range of issues relating to the legal system, the legal profession, and the Association.

Staff phone numbers and e-mail address can be found here. If you don't see what you're looking for, contact our main offices at 202/662-1090 or 312/988-6171. General press inquiries can also be sent to [email protected]

Please note - If you are not with a news organization, but are looking for information about ABA products, services or programs, contact the ABA Service Center or call 800/285-2221 for assistance.


ABA background and history

Debbie Weixl
Nancy Slonim
Chris Tozer

ABA policy and governance Nancy Slonim
Chris Tozer
Gail Alexander-Wise
ABA policy letters Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
ABA officers Charles Hall
Nancy Slonim
Gail Alexander-Wise
Administrative law Tina Lanier
Adoption Gelasia Croom
ADR (alternate dispute resolution) Tina Lanier
Affordable housing Gelasia Croom
Africa Law initiative Tina Lanier
Amicus curiae briefs Nancy Slonim
Animal law Debbie Weixl
Antitrust Debbie Weixl
Asbestos litigation Nancy Slonim
Asia Law Initiative Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
Aviation and space law Chicago Office
Bankruptcy Nancy Slonim
Karl Camillucci
Beth Ragan
Bar admissions Karl Camillucci
Bar associations Debbie Weixl
Business law Karl Camillucci
Nancy Slonim
Cameras in the courtroom Debbie Weixl
Tina Lanier
Robert Snoddy
Capital punishment Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
Nancy Slonim
CEELI (Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative) Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
Child custody Gelasia Croom
Child support Gelasia Croom
Children and the law Tina Lanier
CLE Chicago office
Civil rights Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
Nancy Slonim
Client confidentiality Nancy Slonim
Client protection Nancy Slonim
Communications law Debbie Weixl
Computer law Chicago office
Construction law Chicago office
Continuing legal education Chicago office
Copyright law Dave Jaffe
Criminal justice Tina Lanier
Criminal justice standards Nancy Slonim
Criminal sentencing Tina Lanier
Cyberlaw Dave Jaffe
Death penalty Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
Nancy Slonim
Discipline Nancy Slonim
Discrimination Nancy Slonim
Disability law Robert Snoddy
Disaster relief Beth Ragan
Dispute resolution Tina Lanier
Diversity in the legal profession Tina Lanier
Nancy Slonim
Divorce Gelasia Croom
Domestic violence Robert Snoddy
Drug abuse Robert Snoddy
E-commerce law Karl camillucci
Dave Jaffe (intellectual property)
Elder law Tina Lanier
Election law Tina Lanier
Employment law Chicago office
Enemy combatants Nancy Slonim
Energy law Lynne Van Buskirk
Tina Lanier
Environmental law Lynne Van Buskirk
Tina Lanier
Entertainment law Chicago office
Estate planning Beth Ragan
Ethics Nancy Slonim
Family law Gelasia Croom
Federal judiciary Nancy Slonim
First Amendment Debbie Weixl
Nancy Slonim
Tina Lanier
Franchising Chicago office
Gay marriage Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
Nancy Slonim
Gelasia Croom
Gay rights Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
Nancy Slonim
General practice Beth Ragan
Government laws (state and local) Tina Lanier
Government lawyers Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
Gun control Tina Lanier
Gun violence Tina Lanier
Health care law Julie Brown
Human rights Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
Nancy Slonim
Immigration Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
Robert Snoddy
Indigent defense Karl Camillucci
Nancy Slonim
Individual rights Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
Nancy Slonim
Insurance law Debbie Weixl
Intellectual property Dave Jaffe
International law Robert Snoddy
Internet law Karl camillucci
Dave Jaffe (intellectual property)
IOLTA (Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts) Karl Camillucci
Nancy Slonim
Iraq Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
Nancy Slonim
Judicial discipline Nancy Slonim
Judicial ethics Nancy Slonim
Judicial independence Chicago office
Judicial issues Nancy Slonim
Chris Tozer
Karl Camillucci
Juries Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
Chris Tozer
Juvenile death penalty Nancy Slonim
Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
Juvenile indigent defense Tina Lanier
Juvenile justice Tina Lanier
Labor law Chicago office
Latin American Law Initiative Debbie Weixl
Law day Julie Brown
Law firms Chicago office
Law practice management Gelasia Croom
Law school accreditation Nancy Slonim
Law students Chicago office
Lawyer discipline Nancy Slonim
Lawyer referral Nancy Slonim
Karl Camillucci
Legal assistance to military personnel (LAMP) Nancy Slonim
Karl Camillucci
Legal education Nancy Slonim
Legal Service Corporation (LSC) Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
Nancy Slonim
Karl Camillucci
Legal Technology Resource Center Lynne Van Buskirk
Litigation Debbie Weixl
Mandatory minimums Tina Lanier
MDP (multidisciplinary practice) Nancy Slonim
MJP (multijurisdictional practice) Chris Tozer
Media law Debbie Weixl
Medical malpractice Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
Medical privacy Julie Brown
Mental disability law Robert Snoddy
Military law

Karl Camillucci
Nancy Slonim

Military legal services Karl Camillucci
Nancy Slonim
Municipal law Beth Ragan
National security law Robert Snoddy
Parole/pardons Tina Lanier
Patriot Act Nancy Slonim
Physical disability law Robert Snoddy
Prenuptial agreements Gelasia Croom
Prepaid legal services Nancy Slonim
Karl Camillucci
Prison conditions Tina Lanier
Privacy Debbie Weixl
Pro bono Karl Camillucci
Nancy Slonim
Probate law Debbie Weixl
Professional responsibility Nancy Slonim
Public contract law Lynne Van Buskirk
Beth Ragan
Public education about the law Julie Brown
Public utility Chicago office
Racial & ethnic justice Tina Lanier
Nancy Slonim
Real property law Debbie Weixl
Reproductive technology Beth Ragan
Rule of law initiatives Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
Rule of law letters Chicago office
Science and technology Karl Camillucci
Nancy Slonim
Securities regulation Nancy Slonim
Senior lawyers Lynne Van Buskirk
Sentencing Tina Lanier
Social security Tina Lanier
Solo and small firms Beth Ragan
Sports law Gelasia Croom
Substance abuse Robert Snoddy
Karl Camillucci
Nancy Slonim
Tax law Tina Lanier
Technology law Karl camillucci
Dave Jaffe (intellectual property)
Terrorism Nancy Slonim
Tort law Debbie Weixl
Tort reform Stephanie Ortbals-Tibbs
Trademark law Dave Jaffe
Transportation law Chicago office
Trial law Debbie Weixl
Trust law Debbie Weixl
USA Patriot Act Nancy Slonim
Utilities law Chicago office
Voter rights Tina Lanier
Wills Debbie Weixl
Young lawyers Beth Ragan
Women and the law Julie Brown
Zero tolerance Nancy Slonim