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2019-2020 WAAL Annual Report

2020 WAAL Annual Report PDF OF WAAL ANNUAL REPORT
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Announcing WAAL's 2020 Award Recipients

WISCONSIN ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN LAWYERS 2020 AWARD RECIPIENTS PDF VERSION HERE T.R. WILLIAMS 2020 WAAL Attorney of The Year Sharp. Dependable. Innovative. These were just a few of the words ...
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Cancellation of Annual VelanDale Scholarship Dinner

The Wisconsin Association of African-American Lawyers’ (WAAL) Board of Directors has made the decision to cancel this year’s 30th Annual VelanDale Scholarship Dinner, originally scheduled ...
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Know Your Rights - Resources for Protestors

The First Amendment protects your right to assemble and express your views through protest. However, police and other government officials are allowed to place certain narrow restrictions on the ...
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How to Support the Black Lives Matter Movement

Greetings, WAAL Members and Supporters: As we previously stated in our statement on police brutality and the Black Lives Matter movement, we have an obligation and responsibility as lawyers, judges, ...
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A message from WAAL - #BlackLivesMatter

WAAL Family, It is with a heavy heart that we write to you today. The Black community is in tremendous pain. We are grieving for the number of lives taken at the hands of police brutality and due to ...
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Seeking nominations for the 2020 WAAL Attorney of the Year

WISCONSIN ASSOCIATION AFRICAN-AMERICAN LAWYERS ATTORNEY OF THE YEAR AWARD Deadline for all Nominations: July 6, 2020 The Wisconsin Association of African-American Lawyers (WAAL) is seeking nominations ...
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2019 - 2020 Board of Directors Installed

At the 29th Annual VelanDale Scholarship Dinner, the 2019 - 2020 Board of Directors were announced and Makda Fessahaye was installed as the 28th President of Wisconsin Association of African-American ...
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WAAL hosts a SOLD OUT 29th Annual VelanDale Scholarship Dinner

On Thursday, September 12th, the Wisconsin Association of African-American Lawyers (WAAL) hosted the SOLD OUT 29th Annual VelanDale Scholarship Dinner at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee. We ...
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2018 - 2019 Annual Report Published

Thank you for the leadership of WAAL President Kristen D. Hardy and to the outstanding work of the 2018-2019 Board of Directors! Check out all of the great things the board accomplished in the ...
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Purchase WAAL "Black Lawyer" T-Shirts!

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WAAL Black History Month Events

Join WAAL at the following Black History Month events! WAAL Fundraising Mixer (2/7/19) waalfundraisingmixer. eventbrite.com Drivers License Clinic (2/12/19) waaldriverslicenseclinic. eventbrite.com ...
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January Newsletter Available

January Newsletter is available here!
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November Newsletter Available

November newsletter is available here!
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It's #GivingTuesday - Donate to WAAL!

Today is #GivingTuesday! On this #GivingTuesday, we ask that you support the WAAL Educational Foundation. Contributions to the WAAL Educational Foundation supports WAAL's mission of diversifying ...
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WAAL Members named 2018 Super Lawyers

We have a number of WAAL members named as 2018 Super Lawyers! Congratulations to WAAL Past President Atty. Jessica Butler, Atty. Emile Banks, Jr., Atty. Michelle Behnke, Atty. Nate Cade, Atty. Eric ...
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WAAL, NAACP HOSTING A PANEL ON CHILDREN'S COURT

WAAL, NAACP HOSTING A PANEL ON CHILDREN'S COURT The Wisconsin Association of African-American Lawyers and the NAACP Milwaukee Branch partner to host a panel discussion for members of the general ...
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State Bar of Wisconsin hosts "Redefining Leadership in Construction: How a Diverse Team gets Better Results."

On November 14, 2018, Justice Louis Butler, Jr. will present at the CLE "Redefining Leadership in Construction: How a Diverse Team gets Better Results." A panel discussion and networking ...
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Attorney Clyde Tinnen authors article in the Wisconsin Lawyer

Attorney Clyde Tinnen recently authored an article, "Mergers & Marriages: How to Get to Know a Partner," in the latest edition of the Wisconsin Lawyer. Read the article here.
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Attys. Alexis Ray Liggins and Dewey Martin sworn in as Judicial Court Commissioners

Attorney Alexis Ray Liggins and Attorney Dewey Martin were sworn in as Judicial Court Commissioner by Chief Judge Maxine A. White. Congratulations to them both!
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October Newsletter available!

Check out WAAL's October Newsletter here!
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WAAL co-sponsors MWBLSA Academic and Leadership Retreat

WAAL sponsored the Midwest Region's Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Academic and Leadership Retreat at Marquette University Law School. Members attended the Welcome Reception on October ...
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Chief Judge Maxine A. White named Jurist of the Year!

Congratulations to Chief Judge Maxine A. White who received the Jurist of the Year Award by the Wisconsin Justinian Society of Lawyers at the 25th Annual Columbus Day Awards Banquet.
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WAAL Costume Drive for YWCA Madison

In support of the children of YWCA Madison, the Wisconsin Association of African-American Lawyers (WAAL), in partnership with Women in Focus (WIF) and RISE Law Center, is hosting a Halloween Costume ...
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