National Bar 40 under 40 Award

The NBA’s 40 Under 40 Awards recognize the nation’s top lawyers under the age of 40 who exemplify a broad range of high achievement, including in innovation, vision, leadership and legal and community involvement. The awardees typically represent a cross-section of legal professionals, including big firm, solo and industry practitioners, government lawyers, judges, academicians, corporate counsels, young elected officials, and various other lawyers, all of whom are using their degree in innovative and community impacting ways that help advance the goals and mission of the National Bar Association. Selected winners are honored at the NBA Annual Convention and Exhibits. See Previous Winners.
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PREVIOUS WINNERS

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 2019

 
 Barbara J. Walker
Breon C.M. Walker
Candice S. Petty
Carlos Leach
Cassandra Georges
Chigozie Onyema
Craig A. Dixon
Dannelle Felecia Walker
Edward “Ted” James, II
Ekumene M. Lysonge
Evangeline M. Mitchell
Harmon “Monty” Cooper
JaDawnya Butler
JaRai A. Williams
Jasmine Rand
Justin Fairfax
Kristal Lauren High
Lacy L. Durham
Lakeisha C. Marsh
LaShonda Council Rogers
Lynnette D. Espy-Williams
Malaika Billups
Marie Giraud
Michelle N. Lipkowitz
Monica D. Barnes
Monique Liburd
Nichole Francis Reynolds
Nicole Isaac
Radiance Harris
Rashida MacMurray-Abdullah
Reginald Roberts, Jr.
Rhonda Peoples-Waters
Shontavia Jackson Johnson
Tanya Bullock
Tara Dawson Elliott
Tashinda Glover Richardson
Valyncia Simmons
W. Dewayne Richardson
Wade Hinton
Zulema Green
Asha Jackson
Barenton J. Whisenant, Jr.,
Carlos Moore
Cometria Cooper
David L. Morrow II
Diallo Crenshaw
Dionna Lewis
Ellisen Turner
Gerrard L. Grant
Jaliya Stewart Faulkner
Jamie Boston
Jermaine L. Kidd
John Mathews II
John Moore
Justin G. Tanner
Kathlyn Card-Beckles
Keir Gumbs
Kendra Brown
Kendra Howard
Kenyan R. McDufe
Kwamina Thomas Willford
Lani P. Shaw
Leigh Chapman
Michael L. Whitlock
Michael Mills
Michelle Mitchell
Michelle Thomas
Nicholas K. Austin
Oneisha Herring
Philip Person
Robert Collier
Rodney D. Bullard
Sasha Watson
Shannon Redd
Shatorree Bates
Tamiko Walker
Tillman Breckenridge
Tricia Duthiers.
William McCaskill
Yendelela Neely Anderson 
Andrew Houston
Antonio K. Kizzie
Bari A. Williams
Benjamin Taylor
Betselot Zeleke
Brandes Ash
Brandon Harrell
Chasity Boyce
Danielle Turnipseed
Dorothy Russ
Ellaretha Jones
Haniyah Miller
Ibiere Seck
Jana J. Edmondson-Cooper
Jason Clark
Jessica Childress
Jody Owens
Karelia Stewart
Karen Eneas
Karl O. Riley
Kasheica McKinney
Kennedy K. Luvai
Kristi D. Matthews
Lamonika Hurst
Lonita Baker
Marie Maurice
Marjorie Williams
Meliah Bowers Jeferson
Michelle K. Wilson
Nate Saint-Victor
RaShelle Davis
Richard Lewis Richardson
Ron Wotorson
Ronnivashti Whitehead
Shannon Humphrey
Shara Chang
Shayne O'Reilly
Tifany Harper
Verona Swanigan
Will Wilder