Law School Speakers
Attending law school is the first step in pursuing a successful career in law and can be a financially rewarding decision. Proper credentials, skills and work application knowledge are absolutely essential to finding a stable career in law. At Great Black Speakers we work with many African-American law school graduates, law school professors and experts in the field on law. All of these highly qualified and highly recommended scholars will speak publicly about how to be successful with your education in law and beyond; they will share inspiring personal stories about their experiences with law education and how to reach your full academic potential. Book one of our African-American journalism speakers for your next institution function.
- Association, At Risk Youth, Attitude, Black History Month, College Orientation, Commencement, Constitution Day, Domestic Violence, Emancipation Proclamation , Family, Homecoming, Law School, Women in Law, Women in Media, Women in Society, Womens Empowerment, Youth Motivational
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Judge Karen Mills-FrancisJudge Karen Mills-Francis has a colorful and engaging style that is as distinctive as her bold burgundy robe and her bright blonde hair. As quick to aid the helpless as she is to dismiss the hare-brained, Judge Karen confidently dished out justice to a national television audience with the half-hour syndicated courtroom series, Judge Karen. She is famous for the lines "Stay in your Lane, I know how to Drive". For fall 201...
Award Winning Actor, Best-selling Author, and Philanthropist
- 100 Black Men, Acting, Alpha Phi Alpha, Arts, Association, Author, Black History Month, Black Men , Black Social Commentary, Black Student Union , Campus Activity, College Orientation, Commencement, Constitution Day, Emancipation Proclamation , Film, NPHC Fraternities/Sororities, High Achieving Youth, Homecoming, Law School, Relationship
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Hill Harper is an award winning actor, bestselling author and philanthropist. Hill is the author of three New York Times bestsellers: Letters to a Young Brother, Letters to a Young Sister, and The Conversation. Letters to a Young Brother was named “Best Book for Young Adults” by the American Library Association in 2007. Hill currently stars on the hit television drama CSI:NY as Dr. Sheldon Hawkes. CSI is the most successful television franchise i...
Entertainment attorney, motivational speaker, entrepreneur, author and social entrepreneur founder of I C HOPE
Dr. Raye Mitchell is an entertainment attorney, motivational speaker, entrepreneur, author and social entrepreneur founder of I C HOPE: The Making a New Reality Foundation. Dr. Mitchell is the Executive Producer of G.U.R.L.S. Rock Power TV (www.youtube.com/newhopenewreality), an Internet based TV program providing inspiration, training and leadership content for women and girls of color and G.U.R.L.S. Rock Global Leadership Summits (www.gurlsrock...
Retired United States Marshal and author, The President's Men: Black United States Marshals in America
The Author of “The Presidents Men: Black United States Marshals in America”, The Honorable Robert Moore, retired United States Marshal is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Springfield, with a Master Degree in Public Administration. Marshal Moore was appointed by President Clinton in 1994-2002 to the position of United States Marshal for the Central District of Illinois. He is an accomplished writer, an inspiring motivational speaker, hi...
National Emerging Leader
"Pursuing Justice...Because You Deserve It" Acknowledged by President Barack Obama as a National Emerging Leader, Christopher M. Chestnut, Esq. is America’s next great voice for legal justice. Chestnut, a Florida native and graduate of Florida State and University of Florida’s Levine School of Law, served on the Florida finance team for then presidential candidate Obama, which helped lead to a convincing victory in the battleground state. ...
Attorney, Greek Life Expert and CEO, The Harbor Institute
RASHEED-ALI CROMWELL, ESQ., Founder. Attorney Rasheed-Ali Cromwell has been involved extensively in leadership throughout his academic and professional career. Mr. Cromwell graduated from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University with a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, and was honored with the University's "Excellence in Leadership Award" for his progressive efforts and extensive work in Student Government. He had the d...
Thought Leader on Black Greek Letter Organizations
- Academic, Alpha Phi Alpha, Author, Black Men , Black Social Commentary, Black Student Union , Commencement, Emancipation Proclamation , NPHC Fraternities/Sororities, Law School, Multicultural Affairs, NAACP, NABA, National Bar Association, National Urban League, Psychology, Young Black Men
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Gregory S. Parks, J.D., Ph.D., is a leading scholar, author, and lecturer on (1) Black Greek-letter organizations ("BGLOs") and (2) the role of unconscious race bias in contemporary society. Dr. Parks has served as a law clerk for judges on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals. He is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and a Thirty-Second Degree Mason, Prince Hall Affiliated. Dr. Parks...
Former Google Executive: Bridging the gap from West Philly to Africa.
Stephen A. Newton is an international business man. He has lived and worked in countries spanning The Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Stephen has held various executive level roles, most recently as CEO Ecommerce Platforms South Africa by MIH Internet, a division of Naspers. Prior to working for Naspers, Stephen served as MD & VP for inMobi Africa, worked for Google in various roles, including Head of Google South Africa, Head of Google...
John Marshall, son of Thurgood Marshall, our nation's first African-American U.S. Supreme Court Justice, specializes in motivational speeches dealing with his father's role in our nation's civil rights movement and his place in American History.
John W. Marshall is the younger of two sons of Thurgood Marshall, the lead attorney in Brown v Board of Education, and our nation’s first African-American Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. John specializes in motivational speeches dealing with his father’s role in our nation’s civil rights movement and his place in American history. He has also been the featured speaker for numerous law enforcement and fire and rescue rel...
Harvard and Morehouse alum, Darrell Bennett is a nationally-recognized author and adjunct lecturer at ASA College in New York City.
Darrell Bennett, Jr. is a college lecturer, consultant, and author of inspirational books. Darrell was raised in Baltimore City and as a teenager moved to Newport News, Virginia. At 18, he wrote his first book, Daring to be Different. In 2007, Darrell graduated from Morehouse College with a B.A. in History as Valedictorian. In 2010, he graduated from Harvard Law School, where he was also elected Class Marshal. Today, Darrell is an adjunct lect...
A 21st century innovator who specializes in technology, politics, education and sports.
Garrett Johnson is CEO/co-founder of SendHub, a venture-backed startup based in Silicon Valley. He previously served as professional staff on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, where his oversight portfolio included Afghanistan, Pakistan and Haiti. Johnson completed graduate studies at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and was accepted to Harvard law school. Originally from Florida, he took his undergraduate degrees from Flor...
Allen OrrPractice DescriptionAllen Orr is the founder of Orr Immigration Law Firm PC, a minority-owned law firm based in Washington, DC and focusing on a US corporate compliance, as well as global corporate representation and assistance on immigration issues. Mr. Orr has over 13 years of US and global immigration experience with the immigration practice of one of the largest international law firms. Mr. Orr is the recipient of the 2009 Joseph Min...
Law Professor specializing in urban issues, race and politics.
Christopher J. Tyson is an Assistant Professor of Law at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University. His teaching and scholarship focuses on the areas of local government law, real estate and urban development. Professor Tyson’s interests also include matters of race, politics and youth mentoring. Prior to joining the faculty of the LSU Law Center, he practiced as a real estate and land use attorney with the law firm Jones Walker...