Lawyers as Educators of the Community

April 3, 2009
21st Annual PBA Minority Attorney Conference
Crowne Plaza Harrisburg23 South Second Street
Harrisburg, PA

Minority Lawyers as Community Builders & Social Engineers


April 2, 2009

12:45 - l:15 pm: Welcoming Remarks
Prince Altee Thomas, Esq., Chair, PBA Minority Bar Committee

1:15 - 3:00 pm: Criminal Defense: Social Engineering for Change
Beverly H. Rampaul, Esq., Lancaster County Public Defenders Office
Samuel Encarnacion, Esq., Spahn & Encamacion
Dr. Clarence Watson
Hon. John Younge, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia

3:15 - 5:15 pm: Immigration in Pennsylvania: The Impact on Our Communities - The Legal Needs for Us to Fill
Karen Detamore, Esq., Friends of Farmworkers Inc
Fernando Chang-Muy, Esq., University of Pennsylvania School of Law
Ayodele Gansallo, Esq., HIAS and Council Migration Service
Ho-Thanh Nguyen, President & Founder of the PA Immigrant & Refugee Women's Network
Jacqueline B. Martinez, Esq., JBM Immigration Group LLC

April 3, 2009

8:45 - 9:00 am: Opening Remarks
C. Dale McClain, Esq., President, Pennsylvania Bar Association

9:00- 10:45 am: Building Your Practice Through Building Your Community
Wesley Payne IV, Esq., White and Williams LLP
Emmanuel Iheukwumere, Esq., Emmanuel Law Firm LLC
Sharon Lopez, Esq., Triquetra Law
Frank A. Miles, Jr., Esq., Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

11:00 - 12:30 pm: Lawyers as Educators of the Community
Jocelyn A. Banks, Esq.
Carl G. Cooper, Esq., Law Firm Consultant
Kimberly Moses, Esq., Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Jettie Newkirk, Esq., Solo Practitioner
Marilou Watson, Esq., Fox Rothschild LLP

12:30 - 2:30 pm: Luncheon - Keynote Address
Dean Joanne Epps., Esq., Temple University School of Law