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Julius L. Chambers Diversity Champion Award

 

The Julius L. Chambers Diversity Champion Award is presented annually to an individual who embodies high ethical standards, unquestioned integrity, consistent competence and who champions diversity in the legal profession. The Award is presented during the McMillan Fellowship Fund Dinner

 

Award candidates will be evaluated based on one or more of the following criteria:

  • She/he facilitates recruitment, hiring, retention, and promotion of diverse individuals in the legal profession.
  • She/he provides outstanding service and education to the community at large by unifying and uplifting diverse people of all backgrounds.
  • She/he promotes ideals of diversity in the legal profession.

The Award is fittingly named after its first honoree, the distinguished civil rights attorney Julius L. Chambers. Mr. Chambers represented the plaintiffs in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school desegregation case Swann v. Charlotte Mecklenburg Board of Education.
 
 

Julius L. Chambers Diversity Award Winners

 

Julius L. Chambers - 2008

George V. Hanna III - 2009

Judge Clifton E. Johnson - 2010

James E. Ferguson II - 2011

Judge Rickye McKoy-Mitchell - 2012

Georgia J. Lewis - 2013

Elisa Chinn-Gary - 2014

 


 

 

 
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