A Discussion with Black Trial Lawyers – UCLA School of Law Trial Advocacy Program & the UCLA BLSA

September 4, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The UCLA School of Law Trial Advocacy Program and the UCLA Black Law Students Association are co-hosting a Zoom Webinar event, A Discussion with Black Trial Lawyers. 

  • Bart Williams, partner and commercial litigator at Proskauer Rose, and Benchmark Litigation and Chambers and Partners finalist for National Trial Lawyer of the Year (2018)
  • Mercedes Cook, deputy public defender in Los Angeles and former associate at Sheppard Mullin
  • Olu Orange, civil rights trial attorney in solo practice, and two-time winner of California Lawyer Magazine Attorney of the Year (2015, 2017)

They will discuss and answer questions about their careers, challenges they've faced as black trial attorneys, and advice for overcoming those challenges.

The panel is from 12-1 pm Pacific / 3-4 pm Eastern and is available at this Zoom link. All are welcome.