Chief Justice Bernette Johnson, the first African-American and second female Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court, will be the keynote speaker for the 2014 NDA Civil Rights Luncheon.
Chief Justice Johnson, a native of New Orleans, is a graduate of Spelman College, and was the first African-American woman to attend the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University where she received her Juris Doctorate degree in 1969. Having dedicated herself to a life of service, Chief Justice Johnson has always been an advocate for social justice and civil rights. She is widely recognized as a trailblazer in the judiciary, and has received numerous awards for her contributions to her profession and the community.
Please do not miss this amazing opportunity to hear from one of the nation’s most respected legal voices.