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Tricia "CK" Hoffler


Carlos Moore

President - Elect

Dominique D. Calhoun

Vice President Membership

Henry E. Floyd, Jr.

Vice President Finance

Lamont Bailey

Vice President Divisions & Sections

Lonita Baker

Vice President Regions & Affiliates

Ashley Upkins


Nicholas K. Austin


Chanell Autrey


Hon. Anne-Marie Clarke, (Retired)


Khyla D. Craine


Sekou Gary


L. Priscilla Hall


Tamara F. Lawson


Akua D. Coppock

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David A. Green

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Maurice Foster

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Regions, Sections, and Divisions


Region I

Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, & U.S. Virgin Islands

Regional Director: Miniard Culpepper

Region II

Connecticut, New York & Vermont

Regional Director: Ghenya Grant

Region III

Delaware, Pennsylvania, & New Jersey

Regional Director: Nilaja Ford

Region IV

Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina,

West Virginia & Virginia

Regional Director: Shawn McGruder

Region V

Louisiana, Mississippi, & Texas

Regional Director: Deidre Robert

Region VI

Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan & Tennessee

Regional Director: Kimberly Ward

Region VII

Indiana, Illinois, & Wisconsin

Regional Director: Ellen Douglass

Region VIII

Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota & South Dakota

Regional Director: Karen Jordan

Region IX

Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Washington & Guam

Regional Director: Tamara Benefield

Region X

Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, & Wyoming

Regional Director: Tiece Dempsey

Region XI

Alabama, Florida, & Georgia

Regional Director: Stephanie Hunter

Region XII

Washington D.C.

Regional Director: Joshuah Turner


Administrative Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution Law

Dean Burrell

Appellate Law
Bankruptcy Law

Frank Morris

Civil Rights Law

Tanya Clay House

Civil Trial Advocacy

Vanita M. Banks

Commercial Law

Andrew Nunes

Communications Law
Corporate Law

Twanda Turner Hawkins

Criminal Law and Juvenile Justice

Lei Chala Wilson

Entertainment, Sports, and Arts Law

Ricky Anderson

Environmental, Energy, and Public

Utilities Law

Benjamin F. Wilson

Family Law

Jawan Finley

Government Procurement Law

Kendra Perkins

Health Law

Charise Frazier

Immigration Law
Intellectual Property Law

Sean Damon

International Law

Simone Williams

Labor and Employment Law

Kevin D. Reese

Law and Religion Section

Rickey Nelson Jones

Veterans and Military Law Section

Louis “Jamie” Boston

Real Estate and Probate Law

Reginald Long

Small Business Law

J. Goodwille Pierre

Tax Law

Shelia Harvey


Government Lawyers

Christopher Hebert

Judicial Council

Hon. Cenceria Edwards-

Law Professors
Dean Tamara Lawson

Law Students

Jermel Singleton

Legislative Law

Amber L. Freeman

LGBTQ Division

Jon Patterson

Minority Partners in Majority Firms

Grasford Smith

Small Firms and Solo Practitioners

Marwan Porter

Women Lawyers

Sharon Bridges

Young Lawyers

Onika Williams

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