Every successful advocate for social justice must both inspire and educate legislative and judicial leaders to examine old practices, recognize the inequities in institutional policies, and bring about the changes necessary to secure human and civil rights for all. Our staff do just that.
Daniel J. Adelman
Danny Adelman became the Executive Director of the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest in February 2018. However, he is no newcomer the Center, having served on the Board of Directors for more than 20 years, including a multi-year term as the President. Danny brings extensive experience as a litigator to his role as the Center’s Executive Director. Throughout his years in private practice, Danny focused on seeking justice for individuals. He could not be more excited to transition to the Center, where he can advocate for entire groups of Arizonans who otherwise would have no voice.
Danny plans to continue to build on the amazing work the Center has done for more than 40 years. During this time, the Center has won major victories for Arizonans in the areas of education, healthcare, environmental protection, consumer rights, and protecting voters’ rights.
Danny received his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona, and his law degree from the Arizona State University College of Law, where he also served as Editor in Chief of the Law Journal. He has received numerous awards and recognition as one of the finest attorneys in the State of Arizona.
Anne C. Ronan
Anne has been practicing in the area of health law for the poor, uninsured and the insured since graduating from Arizona State University College of Law in 1979. She worked with Community Legal Services for 11 years with an emphasis in representing low income individuals in obtaining health care through various State and Federally funded health care programs for the poor. From 1991 to 2004 , she was with the Arizona Center for Disability Law. She has been with the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest since 2004. Anne represents children and adults with disabilities and foster children in obtaining necessary and appropriate medical and mental health services. She was the attorney for the class of adults with serious mental illness in Arnold v. Sarn and the class of children entitled to Medicaid funded mental health services in J.K. v.Eden. She is currently representing a class of foster children in an action to ensure foster children are safe in the state’s care and receive all the services and supports they require to obtain permanency in B.K. v McKay.
Jennifer B. Anderson
Jennifer joined the Center as a staff attorney in November 2018, but this is not the first time she has worked at the Center. Jennifer was also a staff attorney from 1998 to 2000, when she moved to Las Vegas, Nevada. Before rejoining the Center, Jennifer taught legal research, writing, and advocacy at UNLV Law School; clerked for a judge on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; and honed her litigation and appellate skills at prominent law firms in Las Vegas and Phoenix.
Jennifer supports the Center’s work in many ways but primarily focuses on clean air and water, renewable energy, and public access to government. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Arizona State University and her law degree from the University of Michigan.
Timothy M. Hogan
No one has done more for the people of Arizona than the Center’s former Executive Director, Tim Hogan.
For over twenty-five years, Mr. Hogan worked tirelessly in the areas of consumer rights, education, the environment, and healthcare. Mr. Hogan also has been instrumental in the creation of Arizona’s progressive energy standards, both for increased energy efficiency and the mandatory use of renewable energy resources. While Tim has stepped down as Executive Director, he will continue to consult on the Center’s cases and will continue to advance the Center’s work related to clean energy issues and consumer protection.
Mr. Hogan has received numerous awards and honors in recognition of his selfless devotion to the public interest.
Mr. Hogan received his undergraduate degree from Arizona State University and his law degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School.