Malcolm ‘Skip’ Harsch works for the American Bar Association as an Associate Director in the Center for Continuing Legal Education. He designs and implements distance-learning courses for ABA Members and other legal professionals. His areas of focus are mainly the Intellectual Property, Education, and Labor & Employment sectors. Skip is a native of Illinois with strong ties to the Midwest. Skip received his bachelor of science from the University of Iowa and his JD from DePaul University College of law. While at DePaul, Skip began his association and non-profit crusade as a summer intern for lambda Legal. In addition to his service for the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago, Skip is a Director for the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section and YLS liaison to the CBA LGBT Committee. He is also the President of the Board for Lights Out Theatre Company, a company of multi-disciplined artists dedicated to serving Chicago audiences with fresh and provocative theatrical productions.