Joel Edman is executive director of the Arizona Advocacy Network. He has been deeply engaged in Arizona's politics since high school and has worked on campaigns for candidates for Congress, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors and Arizona attorney general. After graduating cum laude from Harvard Law School, Joel clerked for Chief Justice Scott Bales at the Arizona Supreme Court, served as a legal fellow with the ACLU of Arizona, and was law clerk to Judge Roslyn O. Silver of the U.S. District Court of Arizona. He majored in political science and history at Arizona State University, where he was a Flinn scholar.