The State and Local Legal Center files amicus curiae briefs in support of states and local governments in the U.S. Supreme Court, conducts moot courts for attorneys arguing before the Supreme Court, and is a resource to states and local governments on the Supreme Court. Since 1983 the SLLC has filed about 400 amicus briefs in the Supreme Court.
The Big Seven national organizations representing state and local elected and appointed officials are members of the SLLC. Members include: the National Governors Association, the National Conference of State Legislatures, the Council of State Governments, the National Association of Counties, the National League of Cities, the United States Conference of Mayors, and the International City/County Management Association.
Clarence Anthony, Executive Director of the National League of Cities, is the current SLLC Board Chair.
The Staff Advisory Council, made up of representatives of SLLC members and associate members votes on participation in cases.
National Governors Association
National Association of Counties
International City/County Management Association
Susan Parnas Frederick
National Conference of State Legislatures
National League of Cities
International Municipal Lawyers Association
Council of State Governments
US Conference of Mayors
Government Finance Officers Association
Prior to joining the SLLC, Lisa worked for the National School Boards Association, the Wisconsin Association of School Boards, and clerked for the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. She earned her J.D. at the University of Wisconsin Law School and is a graduate of Central Michigan University