How to Run for Office Training

Interested in running for office – local, judicial, state, or national – but not sure where to start or if the time is right? Know someone who is planning to run and want to help manage their campaign? Simply interested in understanding how political campaigns work? This event is for you! After all, attorneys often make strong candidates with our excellent communications skills and deep networks to draw upon for support.

This esteemed panel will draw upon their extensive political experience to cover topics such as knowing when you are ready to run for office and which office is the right choice for you, the nuts and bolts of filing for office and executing a political campaign, and building upon a successful legal career to seek political office. This event is nonpartisan and educational in nature.

Panel:
Ash Kalra, Assemblymember, District 27
Mary Hughes, founder of Close the Gap California
Rod Diridon, Jr., City of Santa Clara City Clerk and City Auditor

Moderated by:
Mary Hanna-Weir, Civil Rights Attorney

Refreshments will be served.

Stanford Law School
Room 180
Crown Quadrangle 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610