Lisa Soronen

Executive Director, State and Local Legal Center

Lisa Soronen is the Executive Director of the State and Local Legal Center (SLLC).  Prior to joining the SLLC, Ms. Soronen worked for the National School Boards Association, the Wisconsin Association of School Boards, and clerked for the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.

More from Lisa Soronen

  • County News

    What’s next for the 2020 Census?

    A federal district court has held that a question about citizenship may not be included in the 2020 census. The federal government has asked the Supreme Court to rule on this question right away rather than let the Second Circuit weigh in because the census questionnaire must be printed soon.
  • County News

    Supreme Court: Unions can’t collect ‘fair share’ fees

    The Supreme Court held 5–4 in Janus v. AFSCME that state statutes allowing public sector employers and unions to agree that employees who don’t join the union must still pay their “fair share” of collective bargaining costs violate the First Amendment. The court also held that employees must “affirmatively consent” to join the union.
  • County News

    Supreme Court upholds Ohio’s purge of voter rolls

    In Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute the Supreme Court held that Ohio’s processes of removing people from the voter rolls does not violate federal law. If a person doesn’t vote for two years, Ohio sends them a confirmation notice.