Georgia’s Law Day 2013 ‘Dream Team’ earns the American Bar Association Outstanding Activity Award. The group, which is comprised of members of Georgia’s legal community and the National Center for Civil & Human Rights, partnered with Atlanta Public Schools to enable widespread participation in Law Day. The program focused on engaging high school students in a conversation about issues of equality, immigration and human trafficking.
Georgia Law Day 2013 ‘Dream Team’ (L-R): Patrise Perkins-Hooker, Law Day 2013 Dream Team co-chair and State Bar of Georgia president-elect; Deborah Richardson, executive vice president of the National Center for Civil & Human Rights; session III moderator Jason Carter of the Georgia State Senate; session IV speaker Maria Saporta, Atlanta Business Chronicle columnist; session IV moderator Andrew Young, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; session IV speaker Andrea Young, executive director of the Andrew Young Foundation; session IV speaker Nan Orrock of the Georgia State Senate; session IV speaker Nefertari Kirkman-Bey, National Center for Civil & Human Rights fellow and Law Day 2013 Dream Team co-chair; session I moderator Rita A. Sheffey of Hunton & Williams, Law Day 2013 Dream Team co-chair, Atlanta Bar Association past president, and State Bar of Georgia secretary; and Melody Z. Richardson of Atlanta Bar Association and Law Day chair.