Bias Awareness & Inclusion

In celebration of the 27th Annual Bias Awareness & Inclusion Week, the Washtenaw County Bar Association held an Oct. 18 meeting and strolling reception jointly with the Vanzetti M. Hamilton Bar Association and Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, Washtenaw Region. The event was held at Weber's Inn in Ann Arbor.


(l-r) Marla Linderman, Linderman Law PLLC: and Elizabeth Janovic, Wilson P. Tanner III PLC


Oscar Rodriguez from Hooper Hathaway, and Erane C. Washington, Law Firm of Erane C. Washington Kendrick, PLLC

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Judge Cedric Simpson and Judge Libby Hines


Vanzetti-Hamilton Bar Association President Kelechi Akinbosede presented Washtenaw County 141-A District Court Judge Cedric Simpson with the Frederick Douglass Racial Justice and Harmony Award.


The keynote speaker was Detroit attorney Godfrey J. Dillard, an alumnus of the University of Michigan Law School.


WCBA Immediate Past President K. Orlando Simón presented WCBA's Martin Luther King, Jr. "I Have a Dream" Award to Nakisha Chaney, senior counsel with Salvatore Prescott & Porter in Detroit and an alumna of the University of Michigan Law School.

Photos by Frank Weir

Published: Wed, Oct 31, 2018