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Draft May 18, 2009 Council on Legal Education Opportunity Thurgood Marshall Legal Educational Opportunity Program Promoting Diversity in the Legal Profession 2009 Mid-Summer Professional Development Seminar & Career Fair Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center Hotel Detroit, MI June 12-15, 2009 A federally funded project of the U.S. Department of Education Draft May 18, 2009 2009 Mid-Summer Professional Development Seminar & Career Fair Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center Hotel June 12-15, 2009 Friday, June 12, 2009 3:00 p.m. Seminar Registration Ambassador Foyer 6:00 p.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks Ambassador 2/3 Cassandra Sneed Ogden, Executive Director, Council on Legal Education Opportunity 6:30 p.m. Profiles in Diversity: Ambassador 2/3 Success Stories from the Perspective of Women Jewelle Johnson, Partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP Sharon Hatchett, Attorney, General Motors Corporation Darlene Ortega, Judge, Oregon Court of Appeals 8:00 p.m. Dinner (On Your Own) Saturday, June 13, 2009 8:00 a.m. Breakfast Ambassador 1 9:00 a.m. Effective Resume Writing Workshop Ambassador 2 2L Track Dara A. Govan, Associate, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP Tiffany G. Johnson, Associate, The Cochran Firm Chasity Thompson, Assistant Dean of the Office of Professional Development, University of Indiana – Indianapolis Preparing for the Bar Application Process Ambassador 3 3L Track Boyd Chapin Jr., Associate, Garan Lucow Miller, PC, Vice Chairperson, Character & Fitness Committee, State Bar of Michigan 10:30 a.m. Successful Cover Letter Writing Ambassador 2 2L Track Mary Wassel, Manager of Attorney Recruitment, Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone, PLC Benjamin Steffans, Associate, Butzel Long PC Establishing Your Ground in the Legal Profession Ambassador 3 3L Track Fredline Lebrun, Recruiter, Special Counsel Eric Mathis, Associate, Butzel Long PC Wilson White, Associate, Kilpatrick Stockton LLP 12:00 p.m. Lunch Ambassador 1 Video Presentation: CLEO: Changing the Face of Justice Draft May 18, 2009 2009 Mid-Summer Professional Development Seminar & Career Fair Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center Hotel June 12-15, 2009 2:00 p.m. Effective Interviewing Techniques Ambassador 2 2L Track Kirra Jarratt, Legislative Counsel, American Bar Association Dana Morris, Assistant Dean for Career Development, University of Maryland School of Law Justine A. Maury, Assistant Office Manager, Dykema Gossett PLLC Legal Ethics: Keeping a Clean Slate Ambassador 3 3L Track Robyn Rucker, Staff Attorney, Division of Indiana State Court Administration Sherry D. O'Neal, Member, Dickinson Wright PLLC 3:30 p.m. Symposium: Giving Back to the Community Ambassador 2/3 Moderator, Rachel Patrick, Council on Racial and Ethnic Justice 5:30 p.m. Dinner (On Your Own) Sunday, June 14, 2009 8:00 a.m. Breakfast Ambassador 1 9:00 a.m. Gaining the Most From Your Summer Ambassador 2 Employment 2L Track Jia M. Cobb, Trial Attorney, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (PDS) Brandy Robinson, Assistant Defender, State Appellate Defenders Office Repayment Time: Options & Solutions Ambassador 3 for Student Loan Repayment 3L Track Arnold Head, Representative, Access Group 10:00 a.m. The New Age of Networking Ambassador 2/3 Samantha Ahuja, Associate, Greenberg Traurig, LLP Michael Weems, Attorney, Caterpillar, Inc Damon White, Attorney, General Motors Corporation 12:00 p.m. Lunch Ambassador 1 Keynote Address Lawrence T. Garcia, Partner, Allen Brothers, PLLC President of the Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan Draft May 18, 2009 2009 Mid-Summer Professional Development Seminar & Career Fair Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center Hotel June 12-15, 2009 (Electives-Choose One) 1:30 p.m. Conquering the Government Knowledge, Skills, Ambassador 2 Abilities Questionnaire (KSA‟s) Tari Williams, Director, Public Interest Institute, University of Alabama School of Law Mark Johnson, Human Resources Manager, U.S. Government Judicial Clerkships Ambassador 3 Tomika Stevens, Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Zakiyyah T. Salim-Williams, Just the Beginning Foundation and NYC Bar Association Non-Traditional Careers for Law Students Michelangelo Jasmine Parson, Enforcement Coordinator National Collegiate Athletic Association Astrid Schmidt, Director for Law Career Development, University of Baltimore School of Law Tiffany Simmons, Education Advocate, Sasha Bruce Youth Works (Electives-Choose One) 3:00 p.m. Developing your Solo Practice Michelangelo Dipo Akin-Deko, Principal, Akin Deko & Puig PLLC Jermaine A. Wyrick, Law Offices of Jermaine Wyrick PLLC Pursuing a Career in Government Ambassador 2 Suzanne Bell, Deputy Director for the Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management at the U.S. Department of Justice James McDonald, Director Office of the Administrative Law Judges, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Tomika Stevens, Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Exploring the Practice Area of Ambassador 3 Intellectual Property Jonathan D. Goins, Associate, Kilpatrick Stockton LLP 4:30 p.m. Dinner Ambassador 1 Monday, June 15, 2009 7:00 a.m. Diversity Networking Breakfast Ambassador 1 8:00 a.m. Career Fair Registration Ambassador Foyer 9:00 a.m. 2009 CLEO Diversity Career Fair Ambassador 2/3 1:00 p.m. Adjourn Draft May 18, 2009 KEYNOTE SPEAKER Lawrence T. García is an attorney with Allen Brothers, PLLC‟s Detroit office. With over 14 years‟ worth of experience before circuit court juries and an unbeaten trial record, he is one of the firm‟s top litigation specialists. Mr. García developed his abilities for handling medical malpractice and general liability cases during his tenure with Plunkett & Cooney and other well-established institutional firms. Mr. García joined Allen Brothers, PLLC as a principal in early 2005 in order to form and lead the firm‟s health law division. Since joining the firm, he has succeeded in having the firm approved to serve as one of only three southeast Michigan law firms handling professional defense litigation for the Detroit Medical Center. The product of a family of doctors, Mr. García frequently writes and lectures on medical-legal matters and on concerns particular to healthcare professionals. In 2004, he self-published What to Expect for Healthcare Professionals: The Life Cycle of a Michigan Medical Malpractice Lawsuit. He has assisted medical professionals with every aspect of their professional endeavors (e.g. non-competition of disputes, licensure defense, corporate formation, etc.). Mr. García is fluent in Spanish and is president of the Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan and Chairman of Michigan‟s State Commission on Spanish Speaking Affairs. He is a frequent guest on the Univision 23 television program „Informando‟ and is a member of the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. He is also a strong supporter of State Bar activities, and has worked for many years volunteering to represent victims of domestic abuse through Safe House. After receiving his undergraduate degree from Duke University, he earned his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School, where he participated in the university‟s clinical law program. During his career, Mr. García has seen legal disputes from many different perspectives. His first professional experience as a law student came during the summers he interned for the Wayne County Prosecutor and assisted with pre-trial examinations and prosecutions in the Special Crimes division. Upon graduating from law school, he clerked for Circuit Court Judge Lynda Heathscon, assisting with a blended docket that involved civil, criminal, and family law disputes. Since then, Mr. García has specialized in civil litigation at law firms in metro-Detroit and Lansing. He has assisted with the administration of justice from the perspective of the court, the plaintiff, and the defendant in civil, criminal, probate, and family matters. Draft May 18, 2009 Profiles in Diversity Presenters Sharon D. Hatchett is the Global Process Leader – Information Technology and Business Unit Counsel for GM‟s Information Systems and Services business unit. Along with a team of lawyers worldwide, she is responsible for the timely and consistent delivery of legal advice to IS&S on information technology matters. Ms. Hatchett joined General Motors in 1981, and has handled a broad range of commercial and transactional matters both within and outside the US, including as General Counsel for the former Electro-Motive Division (which built and sold locomotives worldwide), Regional Counsel for GMAC's Latin American Operations, Acting General Counsel to GM South Africa and Senior European Counsel to General Motors Europe. Ms. Hatchett received her law degree from DePaul University College of Law, where she was a member of Law Review. She received her undergraduate degree from Illinois State University with a major in both Political Science and Spanish. Jewelle Johnson is a partner in the Atlanta office of Fisher & Phillips. She has successfully defended numerous companies against employment discrimination claims arising under Title VII. Ms. Johnson advises clients on preventative measures aimed at reducing employment-related claims and provides management and employee training on such topics as diversity, discrimination and harassment, wage and hour laws, and discipline and discharge. She was named as one of the "Top 25 Power Women to Watch in 2006" by Atlanta Woman magazine, one of "Atlanta's Top 100 Black Women of Influence" by the Atlanta Business League, and was selected for two consecutive years (2005-2006) as one of "Georgia's Rising Star Super Lawyers" by Atlanta and Law & Politics magazines. Darleen Ortega has served on the Oregon Court of Appeals since 2003. Prior to joining the Court of Appeals, she practiced law first Detroit and then in Portland specializing in complex civil cases and appeals.. While in private practice, Judge Ortega was active in many state and national bar associations. Judge Ortega is also a frequent speaker at continuing legal education programs and to law student groups on equipping women and minorities to succeed as lawyers and improving understanding among the diverse groups that make up Oregon's legal profession and the community it serves. She currently serves on the Oregon State Bar Affirmative Action Committee and the Oregon Judicial Department Access to Justice For All Committee. Judge Ortega is a graduate of George Fox College (B.A.1984), and University of Michigan Law School (J.D.1989). PRESENTER BIOGRAPHIES Draft May 18, 2009 Samantha Ahuja is an Associate in the Washington, DC office of Greenberg Trarig LLP. She focuses her practice on general commercial real estate transactions. Other areas of focus include development, financing, joint ventures/partnerships, secured lending and loan restructuring. She has interest in the areas HOPE VI developments in the Washington D.C. Metro area involving bond syndication, PILOT financing, and various HUD components. Ms Ahuja received her law degree from Valparaiso University School of Law. Dipo Akin-Deko is the co-founder and Principal attorney of the law firm of Akin-Deko & Puig PLLC. Mr. Akin-Deko handles cases in the areas of Family law, personal injury, employment law, bankruptcy, mediation and negotiation, DUI/DWI, business transactions, Estates Planning, contract formation, and consumer protection. Mr. Askin- Deko received his B.A. from the University of Memphis, His J.D., from Texas Southern University School of Law and L.L.M. from George Washington University School of Law. Suzanne L. Bell is the Deputy Director for the Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management at the U.S. Department of Justice. As Deputy Director, she provides general oversight in legal recruitment programs, retention initiatives, and works with to enhance outreach and recruitment efforts to attract and retain legal talent from diverse backgrounds. She is a 1990 graduate of the University of Southern California Law School. Boyd E. Chapin is an associate with Garan Lucow Miller, PC and Vice-Chairperson of the Character and Fitness Committee for the State Bar of Michigan. Mr. Chapin also serves on the Circuit Court Committee, the Professional Economic Committee, and the Public Advisory Committee. His practice primarily focuses on Medical Malpractice Defense and Nursing Home Liability and Hospital Liability Defense. Mr Chapin received his Ph.B from Wayne State University and his J.D. From Wayne State University School of Law. Jia M. Cobb is a trial attorney at the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (PDS), where she represents indigent defendants in criminal matters before the District of Columbia Superior Court. She came to PDS in 2006 after clerking for the Honorable Diane P. Wood on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. She received her B.A. in political science from Northwestern University in 2002, and her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2005 Jonathan Goins focuses his practice in intellectual property counseling and litigation. Mr. Goins counsels corporate management of Fortune 500 and start-up companies in matters regarding global brand marketing strategy, product offerings, advertising clearance, and availability of use and registration of trademarks; competitive intelligence and enforcement of IP-related rights; trademark-related licensing; and franchising compliance. Mr. Goins also handles IP-related issues in the Internet context, including trademark infringement, libelous postings, and cybersquatting/domain name disputes. Mr. Goins received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Louisville and his J.D> from Howard University School of Law Draft May 18, 2009 Dara Aquila Govan is an associate in Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP commercial litigation group, where she concentrates her practice in a wide range of commercial, litigation and financial service matters and business disputes. Ms. Govan has represented clients in construction defect cases, breach of contract and fraud actions, closely-held shareholder disputes, real estate litigation, disputes regarding negotiable instruments and land use matters. Ms. Govan practices in both state and federal courts in New Jersey and New York. While attending Rutgers Law School in Newark, Ms. Govan was an Associate Editor of the Rutgers Law Review Kirra L. Jarratt is a Legislative Counsel in the Governmental Affairs Office of the American Bar Association (ABA). Prior to joining the ABA, Ms. Jarratt worked on the Hill as Counsel on the Senate Judiciary Committee and Legislative Director for Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton; started and managed a law practice with her mother; and served as Assistant General Counsel and General Counsel for two District of Columbia agencies. Ms. Jarratt is a graduate of Harvard/Radcliffe College and the University of Michigan Law School. She is a past president of “GWAC,” the Greater Washington Area Chapter of the Women Lawyers Division of the National Bar Association, and currently serves on the board of the D.C. Women‟s Bar Association Foundation. Tiffany G. Johnson completed her undergraduate work at the University of Miami, during which time she had the opportunity to study Literature at Oxford University in England. In 2002, Tiffany graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC. During law school, she clerked for Temple Law Offices, a small firm specializing in civil rights (plaintiff). After law school, Tiffany taught English, journalism, dance, and legal studies in public high schools in both Miami and Memphis before finally settling down to practice law. She has completed graduate coursework in sociology, education, and composition at Howard University, Christian Brothers University, the University of Miami, and the University of Memphis. She is currently completing her Master's Degree in Professional Writing while working full time at The Cochran Firm. Mark Johnson is a Human Resources Manager working with the Government in the Washington, DC National Capital region. He has served in numerous personnel positions throughout the military, with his final position culminating as a Program Manager at the highest level of personnel support with the Department of the Army. He was later offered a position within the Government as a Human Resources/Program Manager where he currently employed. He possesses a Master's Degree in Business Administration, a Certification in Human Resources Management from Villanova, a Certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI), and is a standing member of the Society for Human Resources (SHRM). Fredline Lebrun is an Attorney Search Director for the Special Counsel Washington, DC office. Ms. Lebrun places attorneys in direct hire positions in law firms and corporations across the Washington, DC area. Ms. Lebrun received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with cum laude honors from the University of Michigan and her Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University School of Law. Prior to joining Special Counsel, Ms. Lebrun worked at Ethiopian Airlines in New York, NY first in the legal Draft May 18, 2009 department working on issues related to cargo insurance, and later in a marketing role as the Northeast Regional Cargo Sales Director. James McDonald currently serves as the Director in EPA‟s Office of Administrative Law Judges. As Director, he is responsible for directing the day-to-day office operations, strategic planning, human capital, personnel, recruitment, information management, and advising the Chief Judge on EPA‟s programmatic legal and policy matters. Prior to his appointment as special assistant on the congressional staff, he served as Administrative Assistant/Legal Counsel for Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee of the 18th Congressional District in Texas where he directed staff operations for the DC and Houston, Texas offices. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Alcorn State University; Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies from the University of Maryland, University College; Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Missouri-Columbia; Juris Doctor (JD) from the University of Florida College of Law, and is currently pursing a Master of Arts (MA) in Human Resources from Webster University, St. Louis Missouri. Eric M. Mathis is an Associate at Butzel Long, a Professional Corporation, practicing primarily in the area of commercial litigation. Mr. Mathis concentrates his practice in litigation matters, in both state and federal courts. He has defended product liability cases, with extensive experience defending asbestos claims on a state and nationwide basis. Mr. Mathis graduated from the University of Michigan (B.A., 1996) and the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Law (J.D., 2002). Justine Maury is the Assistant Office Manager for the Chicago office of Dykema Gossett PLLC. She has managed the recruiting of lawyers and summer associates for the Chicago office since 2004. She conducts orientation for all attorney hires in Chicago and is a member of the firm‟s Recruiting Committee. As Assistant Office Manager her other duties include HR/benefits, facilities, and general office administration. Justine is a member of NALP, Chicago Association of Legal Personnel Administrators (CALPA), and the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA). Dana L. Morris is the Assistant Dean for Career Development at the University Of Maryland School Of Law in Baltimore, Maryland. Ms. Morris serves as a member of the Dean‟s leadership team and manages the strategic direction of the Career Development Office. Prior to entering law school administration, Ms. Morris was an associate at Ghantous Law Offices Ltd. in Peoria, Illinois; Manager of Internal Communications at Bank of Boston; Marketing Communications Editor at The New England in Boston. Ms. Morris received her B.A. with honors from Boston University in 1983 and her J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law in 1994. She is member of the American Bar Association, National Bar Association, and the National Association for Law Placement, where she is a member of the Board of Directors, the 2008-2009 Chair of the Diversity Section, past Mid-Atlantic Regional Coordinator, and former Liaison to the ABA Commission on Ethnic and Racial Diversity in the Profession. Sherry D. O’Neal is an associate with Dickson Wright PLLC. Her practice areas include commercial and business litigation, ERISA Litigation, and Labor and Employment Relations. She is an active participant in the Wolverine Bar Association, Board of Director, the American Bar association, the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, the NAACP and the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan. Ms. O‟Neal received her Draft May 18, 2009 B.S. from Wayne State University and her J.D. from Wayne State University School of Law. Rachel Patrick has worked for the American Bar Association of over 28 years in several key positions to promote equal opportunities for individuals and lawyers of color. Prior to attending DePaul College of Law she spent 12 years teaching in the inner city for the Chicago Public Schools. Ms. Patrick’s first encounter with the challenges of promoting equal opportunities for lawyers of color was with the ABA Young Lawyers Division’s (YLD) Minorities in the Profession Committee where she served with Dennis Archer and Robert Grey, Her work in the YLD with inspired her to serve as the Director of the Task Force on Minorities in the Profession where she was instrumental in assisting with the drafting and creation of the Association’s Goal 9 and the Commission on Opportunities for Minorities in the Profession. Ms. Patrick became the first director of the Commission. Brandy Y. Robinson is an Assistant Defender with the State Appellate Defender Office. She represents indigent criminal defendants at all stages of appeal, in both state and federal courts. Before joining SADO, Ms. Robinson worked an associate in the Public Law Group of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone. Ms. Robinson graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 2003, where she served on the editorial board of the Michigan Journal of Race & Law and as Political Action Chair of the Black Law Students Alliance. Ms. Robinson sits on the Executive Council for the State Bar of Michigan‟s Young Lawyers Section and is a Board Member of the Wolverine Bar Association. Robyn Rucker is currently serving as a staff attorney with the Division of State Court Administration. Her primary role is Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) Program Coordinator. Prior to serving in this role, Robyn worked for the Indiana Attorney General‟s Office as a Deputy Attorney General and Coordinator of Victim Services. Robyn entered Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis in 1999. She was a member of the third Indiana CLEO class. Robyn is a 1997 graduate of Earlham College. Zakiyyah T. Salim-Williams currently serves as the diversity director at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York where she is responsible for increasing diversity in the legal profession and getting more diverse attorneys actively engaged at the City Bar. Ms. Salim-Williams was previously employed as an associate at the law firms of Heller Ehrman LLP and Willkie Farr & Gallagher. Ms. Salim-Williams also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Sterling Johnson, Jr., United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, and for the Honorable Carl E. Stewart, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, in Shreveport, Louisiana. Ms. Salim-Williams received her Juris Doctor in 2001 from Columbia Law School. Ms. Salim-Williams did her undergraduate work at Howard University, where she graduated 1998. Astrid Schmidt joined the University Of Baltimore School Of Law as Director of the Law Career Development Office (LCDO) in October 2008. She is a 2002 graduate of the University Of Baltimore School Of Law, recipient of LL.M. in Law and Government at the Washington College of Law at American University and member of the New York Draft May 18, 2009 Bar. Professionally, she has worked at Families USA in Washington, DC and as an associate at Greenberg Traurig in Virginia/DC and New York. Tiffany R. Simmons has worked in the fields of education and legal recruiting for the past five years. Ms. Simmons earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Johnson C. Smith University in 1999 and her Juris doctorate from Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law (TMSL) in 2004. Shortly after graduating, she became the Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at TMSL. In this capacity, she was responsible for recruiting prospective law school students. Ms. Simmons moved to Hunton & Williams to become the Legal Recruiting Administrator, wherein she hired all levels of attorneys and developed firmwide diversity initiatives. Currently, Tiffany is the Educational Advocate for Sasha Bruce Youthworks, Inc. in Washington, D.C. As an Educational Advocate, She ensures that young people at high risk of school failure receive the educational services they deserve while also empowering families to advocate on their own behalf. Ms. Simmons is licensed to practice law in the state of Texas and is awaiting admission into the District of Columbia Bar. Benjamin Steffans is an associate with Butzel Long PC. He concentrates his practice in the areas of labor and employment law and franchise law. He also has experience handling issues ranging from information privacy and breaches of sensitive information. Mr. Steffans is a graduate of Boston College Law School (J.D., 2006) where he was a member of the American Constitution Society and the Federalist Society. He was a participant in the Boston College Law School Negotiation Competition and the Wendell F. Grimes Moot Court. He is also a graduate of Michigan State University (B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, 2003) where he was a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and the Golden key Honour Society. Tomika N. Stevens is an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania where she is currently assigned to the Firearms Unit and prosecutes crimes involving illegal firearms, Hobbs Act robberies, and narcotics. She also is an adjunct faculty member at Villanova University School of Law where she teaches a judicial externship course. Ms. Stevens is a 2003 graduate of Villanova University School of Law and received her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Drexel University in 2004. While attending Villanova Law School, Ms. Stevens was the Executive Editor of the Villanova Law Review, served on the Moot Court Board, and was a member of the Black Law Students Association. Chasity Thompson was named Asst. Dean of the Office of Professional Development in 2008. She graduated magna cum laude from Alabama State University with degrees in English and Business Administration. She earned a Master of Business Administration from Auburn University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Indiana University School of Law- Indianapolis. She is currently pursuing a doctorate from Indiana University. Chasity served for two years as a judicial clerk to Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard of the Indiana Supreme Court. Michael Weems is an Attorney at Caterpillar, Inc in Peoria, Illinois. Prior to joining Caterpillar, he was an associate in the Business Advisory Practice Group at Bingham McHale where his practice on general corporate, commercial lending and tax matters. A CLEO/Thurgood Marshall Fellow, he attended the CLEO Summer Institute at DePaul Draft May 18, 2009 University College of Law. He received his J.D. from the University Of Iowa College Of Law. Damon L. White is an attorney in General Motors Corporation's Legal Staff. He is the Global Litigation Process Leader. Mr. White advises and counsels engineering groups with respect to product development and performance issues relating to air bag and throttle technology. Mr. White has also provided advice and counsels several of GM‟s business units. Mr. White is also a primary contact for diversity issues within GM's Legal Staff. Prior to joining GM in 1997, Mr. White was a litigation associate at the firms of Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, Dougherty Rumble & Butler and Lewis & Munday. Mr. White received his bachelor's degree in business administration from Boston University and his Juris Doctor from Howard University. Wilson White is an Associate in the Intellectual Property Group at Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP in Atlanta. He focuses his practice on patent litigation and prosecution, particularly in the areas of electrical and computer systems. Prior to joining Kilpatrick Stockton, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Alexander Williams, Jr. on the United States District Court for the District Maryland. Wilson chairs the Litigation Committee of the State Bar of Georgia Intellectual Property Section. A CLEO/Thurgood Marshall Fellow, Wilson attended the CLEO Summer Institute at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. He received his J.D. from the University Of North Carolina School Of Law. Tari D. Williams is the Assistant Dean for Public Interest Law at the University Of Alabama School Of Law. She is a certified Federal Career Counselor. Ms Williams has spent her entire legal career in public service. She has worked as an Assistant State‟s Attorney for the Baltimore City State‟s Attorney‟s Office, as an Education rights Fellow/Staff Attorney for the ACLU of Alabama and as an attorney/community organizer for a faith based non profit organization. She received her B.A. from the University of Maryland College Park and her J.D. from the University Of Baltimore School Of Law. Jermaine A. Wyrick is a successful trial attorney whose ideology is, "Pursuing Justice, Delivering Excellence!" In 1997, he founded the Law Offices of Jermaine Wyrick P.L.L.C. His commitment to helping people is apparent by his chosen areas of practice which include Civil Rights Law, Criminal Defense, Juvenile Law, Personal Injury, and Probate Law. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1993. In 1993, he received the Council on Legal Opportunity Fellowship Award, at Ohio State University. He received his Juris Doctor from the Wayne State University Law School in 1996.
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