National Association of Attorneys General

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2018 Summer Meeting: Portland, Ore.

Tuesday, June 19

Welcome and Luncheon with Guest Speaker

Derek Schmidt, NAAG President and Kansas Attorney General

Ellen F. Rosenblum, Oregon Attorney General

The Honorable Thomas A. Balmer, Chief Justice, Oregon Supreme Court

Protecting America's Seniors: Attorneys General United Against Elder Abuse

Lance Robertson, Administrator and Assistant Secretary for Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living

Robocalls: The Current Landscape in the Age of Technology

Swain Wood, Moderator, General Counsel to the Attorney General, North Carolina Department of Justice

Maureen Mahoney, Panelist, Policy Analyst, Consumers Union

Marguerite M. Sweeney, Panelist, Senior Deputy Attorney General, Indiana Attorney General's Office

Kristi Thornton, Panelist, Associate Division Chief, Consumer Policy Division, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Federal Communications Commission

Marijuana Legalization: The Prevailing Issues Every State Should Know

Jahna Lindemouth, Moderator, Alaska Attorney General and NAAG Marijuana Working Group Co-Chair

Claudia Brett Goldin, Panelist, First Assistant Attorney General, Colorado Attorney General’s Office

Judy Giers, Panelist, Deputy Chief Counsel, General Counsel Division, Oregon Attorney General’s Office

Natalie Ludaway, Panelist, Chief Deputy, District of Columbia Attorney General’s Office

Wednesday, June 20

Puerto Rico Assessment Update

Peter Kilmartin, Rhode Island Attorney General

Lawrence Wasden, Idaho Attorney General

The Rules of Professional Conduct in the Government Law Office

Allison Martin Rhodes, Partner, Holland & Knight

Jamming in Prisons: A Discussion of the Hurdles to Effectively Preventing Inmates From Using Contraband Cellphones

Peter Kilmartin, Rhode Island Attorney General

Beth A. Williams, Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Policy, U.S. Department of Justice

State Activity in Charities Enforcement

Abby Stempson, Moderator, Director, Center for Consumer Protection, National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI)

George Jepsen, Panelist, Connecticut Attorney General and NAAG Charities Committee Co-Chair

Peter Kilmartin, Panelist, Rhode Island Attorney General and NAAG Charities Committee Member

Doug Peterson, Panelist, Nebraska Attorney General and NAAG Charities Committee Co-Chair

Melanie Snyder, Panelist, Chief Deputy Attorney General, Colorado Attorney General’s Office

NAAG Committee Report

National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI) Training Committee Report:
Peter Kilmartin, Rhode Island Attorney General and NAGTRI Training Committee Co-Chair
Lawrence Wasden, Idaho Attorney General and NAGTRI Training Committee Co-Chair

Veterans Committee Update:
Mark Herring, Virginia Attorney General and NAAG Veterans Committee Co-Chair

Consumer Protection Committee Update:
Peter Kilmartin, Rhode Island Attorney General and NAAG Consumer Protection Committee Co-Chair
Doug Peterson, Nebraska Attorney General and NAAG Consumer Protection Committee Co-Chair

Thursday, June 21

Presidential Initiative Panel - Elder Justice: What Are The Next Steps?

Ellen F. Rosenblum, Moderator, Oregon Attorney General
Gerina Whethers, Panelist, Executive Director, Office of Senior Protection and Mediation, Kentucky Attorney General’s Office
Steve Karrer, Panelist, Deputy Attorney General, Kansas Attorney General’s Office
Ellen Klem, Panelist, Director of Consumer Outreach and Education, Oregon Attorney General’s Office

Social Media and Internet Platforms: The Use and Protection of Consumer Data

George Jepsen, Moderator, Connecticut Attorney General
Robert Callahan, Panelist, Vice President, State Government Affairs, Internet Association
Erin Egan, Panelist, Vice President and Chief Privacy Officer, Facebook
Robert Epstein, Panelist, PhD, Senior Research Psychologist, American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology
Jerry Jones, Panelist, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal and Ethics Officer, Acxiom

Jobs for America’s Graduates

Ken Smith, President & CEO, Jobs For America’s Graduates

If It is Broke[n], Fix It: Innovative Approaches to Diagnosing, Repairing, and Improving Systems

Amie Ely, Moderator, Director, Center for Ethics and Public Integrity, National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI)
James Doyle, Panelist, Senior Program Advisor (Consultant), National Institute of Justice, Sentinel Events Initiative
Jenifer Smith, Panelist, PhD, Director, D.C. Department of Forensic Sciences
Mallory O’Brien, Panelist, MS, PhD, Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin

U.S. Supreme Court Perspectives Luncheon Welcome Remarks

The Honorable Kate Brown, Oregon Governor

U.S. Supreme Court Perspectives

Dan Schweitzer, Moderator, Director and Chief Counsel, NAAG Center for Supreme Court Advocacy
Caitlin J. Halligan, Panelist, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP
Kannon K. Shanmugam, Panelist, Partner, Williams & Connolly LLP

2018-2019 NAAG President Attorney General Jeff Landry - Presidential Acceptance Speech

Jeff Landry, 2018-2019 NAAG President, Louisiana Attorney General

Who's My AG?

Find the attorney general who represents you.

Meetings & Trainings

Stay informed of NAAG meetings and the NAGTRI trainings we offer.

AG Spotlight

Leslie Rutledge, Arkansas Attorney General

Leslie Rutledge is the attorney general of Arkansas.