Wolverine Bar to host 'The Presidents' Legal Agenda & Forum'

The Wolverine Bar Association will present “The Presidents’ Legal Agenda & Forum” with American Bar Association President Reginald M. Turner and National Bar Association President Carlos E. Moore.

The Forum will take place Friday, November 12, from beginning at 6 p.m. at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E Warren Ave. in Detroit. Moderating the Forum will be Harold D. Pope of Dykema and Wolverine Bar President Kim L. Ward. A reception will follow the program.

Turner is the 2021-2022 president of the American Bar Association. A lawyer with Clark Hill in Detroit, Turner is an accomplished litigator, government affairs advocate, and strategic advisor.

Turner is past president of the National Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan. Among his numerous presidential, gubernatorial, mayoral, and county executive appointments, Turner served as a White House Fellow and as an aide to Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry Cisneros during the Clinton administration and represented Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer on the Detroit Board of Education from 2000 to 2003. In 2003, Governor Jennifer Granholm appointed him to the Michigan State Board of Education, and he won a statewide election for a full term in 2006.

Turner earned his bachelor’s degree at Wayne State University and law degree at the University of Michigan Law School.

Moore, managing partner of The Cochran Firm – Mississippi Delta, was sworn in as president of the National Bar Association in July.

Moore has been a trial lawyer for nearly 20 years. Prior to joining The Cochran Firm, he was the managing partner at the Moore Law Group. He has litigated hundreds of cases with a focus on civil rights, police brutality, catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death. Moore earned his undergraduate degree from the University of South Alabama and his law degree from the Florida State University College of Law.

To register for the Forum, visit www.event brite.com and enter “Wolverine Bar” in the search field. Anyone with questions can email info@wolverinebar.org.

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