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The AADC is always looking for committee members to help in various areas of the association. If you are interested in volunteering for a committee please email the committee chair directly and select the committee in your member profile.

Advocacy/CLE Lunches:  

Plan topics and recruit speakers for AADC's 9 monthly CLE luncheons. Contact Alison Christian at

Amicus Briefs:

Assist with drafting Amicus Briefs for member requests approved by the AADC Board of Directors.  Contact John Gregory at

Barry Fish ALS Charity Golf Tournament Committee:

Plan and coordinate the annual Barry Fish Memorial Golf Tournament in support of the Arizona ALS Chapter by recruiting tournament sponsors, golfers and donated auction items.  Held each fall at Top Golf.  Contact Jill Ormond at

Events and Meetings:
Assist with planning of the Fall Kick Off, Judicial Receptions, Annual Meeting and other special events. Promote and encourage member participation.  Contact Chris Begeman at

Legislative Committee:
Assist committee chairs with the review of the weekly report provided by the association lobbyist when the state legislature is in session to facilitate dissemination of information to the membership.  Assist in tracking and monitoring legislation that affects the civil defense bar. Contact Ben Branson at or Shanks Leonhardt at

Membership Committee:

Assist in recruiting and retaining members of the civil defense bar throughout the State of Arizona including regular members, public sector members, in house counsel and small, medium and large firm members.  Contact John Gregory at


Assist the news magazine committee chair with the bi-annual 'Common Defense' news magazine helping identify articles for publication and assisting with proofing of the magazine prior to distribution. Contact Amy Wilkens at

Sponsorship Committee:

Recruit  and retain sponsors to support AADC's events and activities throughout the year.  Contact Lisa Streu at or Ben Branson at

Website and Social Media Committee:
Help with reviewing the AADC website periodically for accuracy and make suggestions for improvements to the website to better serve the membership.  Contact Doreen Myles at

Young Lawyer Division:
A sub group of the AADC targeted to associates who have been practicing for less than 10 years.  Contact Dan Bernardone at

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