NBPA Member Ron Gaithe has received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Southern University! Congratulations Ron, and well deserved!
The NBPA’s Charles B. Morton Jr. South Florida chapter has joined several other minority voluntary bar associations in calling on Florida Governor Rick Scott to appoint more judges of color. “It is important that the judiciary reflect the community which it serves, and the lack of diversity currently on the bench in South Florida can no longer be ignored,” said Maryam Adeyola, President of the NBPA’s South Florida chapter. See the article here.
Kristi Hester, of the Riverside District Attorney’s Office (California), reviewed the National Protocol for Sexual Abuse Medical Forensic Examinations: Pediatric( Pediatric SAFE Protocol) on behalf of the NBPA. The United States Department of Justice (USDOJ), Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), in partnership with the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) created these protocols to supplement the National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations: Adults/Adolescents 2nd ed., by specifically addressing the needs of the prepubescent child that has experienced sexual abuse. You may review the protocols here.
The NBPA Chicago Chapter hosted a Supervisor Roundtable and a panel discussion entitled “Road to the Robe”.
Will Jorden, Southern Regional Director, has created a Junior DA program for students in Baton Rouge.
Southeast Pennsylvania (SEPA) Chapter Member Jerry Johnson has been selected as a 2016 Fellow for the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute’s (NAGTRI) International Fellows Program.
We regret to inform you of the passing of Zeke Jennings from the US Virgin Islands. Mr. Jennings worked at the Department of Justice, and was instrumental in the organization of the only NBPA conference held in the US Virgin Islands. He will be missed.
Congratulations to NBPA member Diane McFarlane on her promotion to Eligibility and Planning Officer of the Paratransit Division of New York City Transit (MTA).
Congratulations to former Brooklyn ADA Paul Bromley on his new position as Agency Attorney in the Office of General Counsel for The New York City Department of Education
Congratulations to United States Attorney from the Western District of Tennessee Ed Stanton III, who has been nominated by President Obama to serve as a Federal Judge in the Western District of Tennessee.
NBPA Past President Wayne McKenzie featured as part of a New York City Department of Probation Youth Anti-Violence Summit.
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