Join us on February 28th at 12pm EST for Meunier Carlin & Curfman’s culminating event for Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history.
Reginald M. Turner, President of the American Bar Association, will discuss the past, present and future of diversity in the legal profession, as well as the diversity initiatives of the American Bar Association.
About Our Speaker
Reginald Turner is President of the American Bar Association (“ABA”), the world’s largest voluntary association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals.
A lawyer with Clark Hill in Detroit, Mr. Turner is an accomplished litigator, government affairs advocate and strategic advisor. He is the past president of the National Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan. He served as chair of the ABA Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession, and the ABA Commission on the Lawyer’s Role in Assuring Every Child a Quality Education.
Among his numerous government appointments, Mr. Turner served as a White House Fellow and as an aide to Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry Cisneros during the Clinton administration.
Mr. Turner earned his bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University and law degree at the University of Michigan Law School.