Join Us for #MBBALearns & ABWA present: Impacting the Political Landscape: How Lawyers Can Get Involved in Local Elections

January 11, 2017 @ 12:30 pm

Join Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA) and the Association of Black Women Attorneys (ABWA) for a webinar on January 11, 2017 at 12:30 PM EST.

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Association of Black Women Attorneys and the Metropolitan Black Bar Association present: 

#MBBALearns: Impacting the Political Landscape: How Lawyers Can Get Involved in Local Elections 

Our democracy is not about one vote every four years. Our democracy is about actions we each take every single day. Come learn ways you can impact the local political landscape and ethical considerations for lawyers involved in politics. 

The Presenter: John Owens, Jr., Esq., 

About the presenter: John Owens, Jr., Esq., serves as legal counsel to a Justice of the New York State Supreme Court. Prior to this appointment, John served as Agency Counsel at the New York City Board of Elections and as an Assistant District Attorney in the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office. Among other professional and civic activities, John is Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s General Practice Section; member of the New York Democratic Lawyers Council, where he provides training for Election Day poll site monitors; and member of Generation Citizen’s NYC Local Advisory Board. John received his J.D. from Fordham Law School and earned a B.S. in criminal justice (cum laude) and a M.A. in sociology from St. John’s University.  

The  Facilitator: Nicole L. Arrindell, Esq., Co-Chair, Judicial & Legislative Committee, Association of Black Women Attorneys

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