Speakers

Teria Thornton, Esq., M.P.A., AFC®, CDP®
Director
Pre-Law and Diversity Initiatives, AccessLex Institute (Charlotte, North Carolina)
Rachel Patterson, J.D., MST
Senior Talent Manager
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP (Washington, DC)
DeWarren K. Langley, J.D., M.P.A.,, MHFA, YMHFA
Visionary & Executive Director
Charles Hamilton Houston Foundation, Inc. (Durham, North Carolina)
Ricky Anderson, Esq.
Entertainment Attorney
Attorney Ricky Anderson, PLLC (Houston, Texas)
Neena R. Speer, Esq.
Principal Attorney and Owner
Neena R. Speer Law Firm, LLC; Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Step 1-2-3 Mentor for Life Initiative (Birmingham, Alabama)
Danielle R. Holley, Esq.
President
Mount Holyoke College; Former Dean and Professor of Law, Howard University School of Law (South Hadley, Massachusetts)
Lorenzo Azar Banks, Esq.
Partner
Banks Gillett Gillett PLLC (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
John K. Pierre, M.S., Esq.
Chancellor
Southern University Law Center (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
Collins B. Byrd, MBA
Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management
University of Iowa College of Law (Iowa City, Iowa)
Marsha Ross-Jackson, Esq., M.P.A.
University Ombudsperson
Associate Dean, Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Executive Director, Martin H. Malin Institute for Law and the Workplace; Senior Lecturer; Chicago-Kent College of Law; Illinois Institute of Technology; Chicago, Illinois