Moving From the Past in the Legal Profession: Black History Month Opening Ceremony 2008
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Distinguished panelists will discuss obstacles they may have encountered as minorities while attending law school, after graduating, and how they have persevered in the legal profession. In addition, the panelists will briefly discuss why working in either a government agency or a law firm is beneficial in the long run. The distinguished guests, from different areas of the legal profession offering students a wide variety of insight, will include the Honorable Gerald Bruce Lee, U.S. District, Eastern District of Virginia; Honorable Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, District of Columbia Court of Appeals; Michele Roberts, Partner at Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld; and Wendell L. Taylor, Partner at Hunton & Williams.
Sponsored by the Black Law Students Association
Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff & General Public – no charge
(registration is required)