Media Alert: Lawyers Of Color Power Summit


Roundtable With Lawyers for the Families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, John Crawford III, Jerome Murdough, Tamir Rice, and James Craig Anderson

Who Benjamin Crump (Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice, Michael Brown), Hezekiah Sistrunk
and Shean Williams (John Crawford III), Winston Thompson III (James Craig Anderson), and Derek Sells (Jerome Murdough). Moderator – Roland Martin.
What Lawyers Of Color’s Power Summit brings together the most influential minority
attorneys in the nation for a series of roundtable discussions among law school deans, corporate general counsel, law firm managing partners, and social justice lawyers.
When Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
8:30 Opening Remarks
8:35 – 9:15 General Roundtable
9:20 – 10: 00 Law School Dean Roundtable
10:05 – 10:45 Law Firm Managing Partner Roundtable
11:00 – 11:30 Legacy Roundtable
11:35 – 12:15 General Counsel Roundtable
12:15 – 12:45 Break
12: 45 – 1:30 Diversity Advocates Roundtable
1:35 – 2:30 Social Justice Lawyer Roundtable
Where George Washington Law School. 2000 H Street NW, Washington, D.C.
Why The Power Summit is being done in conjunction with the release of Lawyers Of
Color’s Fourth Annual Power Issue, a comprehensive catalog of the nation’s most influential minority attorneys and non-minority legal diversity advocates. Lawyers of Color will present Legacy Awards to Tom Sager, Ballard Spahr partner and former DuPont Company General Counsel and John W. Daniels Jr., Quarles & Brady partner and chairman emeritus for their exceptional careers and efforts to advance diversity in the legal profession.
See the full list of honorees here:
Contact Gabriela Martinez,, 202-355-6397



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