Diversity News Roundup-BLSA Edition

On April 12th the Black Law Students Association is hosting its Annual Conference and Gala: Lawyers As Leaders. The one-day conference is an opportunity for students, alumni, and local leaders to join in conversation about (in)justice, (in)equality, and (in)equity in our communities and the legal profession. The conference will focus on achieving success and using that success to help eliminate inequality and injustice.

The conference includes 2 morning workshops, a roundtable luncheon discussion on diversity, and a career fair where students can speak to different employers from the private and public sectors. The day ends with an awards gala, featuring keynote speaker Senator William “Mo” Cowan.

This is an amazing opportunity to interact with some of Boston’s most successful leaders in an intimate setting. Come learn keys to success and conquering adversity from prominent members of Boston’s legal community. Attendees include:

  • Derek Davis, Executive Director, Program on the Legal Profession, Harvard Law School
  • Winston Henderson, VP & General Counsel, Nano Terra, Inc.
  • Rachel Rollins, General Counsel, Massachusetts Port Authority
  • Abim Thomas, Counsel, Goodwin Procter LLP; Formerly¬†deputy chief legal counsel for Governor Deval Patrick
  • Damian W. Wilmot, Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Wendell Taylor, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • Robert Webb, Partner, Nutter McClennen & Fish
  • Christina Miller, Chief of District Courts and Community Prosecutions, Suffolk County DA Office
  • Danilo Avalon, Owner/Partner, Avalon Law Offices, P.C.

Please email Nichole Beiner (nabeiner@bu.edu), BU BLSA Co-President, with questions or for more information.

Updated BLSA Invite for paperlesspost


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