Committees


Awards & Scholarship

Co-Chairs:  Lia C. Lopez. Esq., Candice Michael, Esq.

Bylaws

Chair:  April Martindale, Esq.

Reviews member and Executive Board recommendations for amendments to the association’s bylaws.

CLE

Co-Chairs:  Mark Berrios-Ayala, Esq.

Community Service

Co-Chairs:  Natalie E. Oce, Esq.

Plans programs and events that promote community service by members of the association.

Fundraising

Co-Chairs:  Mark Berrios-Ayala, Esq.

Implements programs that raise funds for the association and its initiatives.

Installation

Chair:  Camielle Green, Esq.

Coordinates the event that celebrates the association's achievements for the year, presents awards to persons and companies who have provided outstanding service to the association and plans the installation of the new officers.

Legislative

Chair:  Janeen Lofton, Esq.

Marketing & Media 

Co-Chairs: Etta Akoni, Esq., Jessica A. Giesen, Esq., Monifa Hall, Esq.

The GSCBWLA Marketing & Media Committee’s primary role is to publicize the activities and achievements of the association and our members. The committee publishes the GSCBWLA newsletter, manages the organization’s social media accounts, and edits the website. In addition, the committee drafts press releases and monitors news items that may be of particular interest to our membership. In short, we keep everyone in the know!

Membership & Development

Co-Chairs:  Ashley Gannt, Esq., Shantrell Lewis, Esq.

Designs programs and activities for members’ benefits and focuses on increasing the association’s membership.

Mentoring

Chair:  Lia C. Lopez, Esq.

Young Lawyers

Co-Chairs:  Lotoya K. Brown, Esq., Sherria D. Williams, Esq.

Plans programs and events that assist in the professional growth and development of young lawyers.


Liaisons

Judicial Diversity Initiative:  Nakia Ruffin, Esq., April Martindale, Esq.

Courts:  Nakia Ruffin, Esq.   

COBOL:  Sheena Benjamin-Wise, Esq.

Miami-Dade Bar Association:  Kadisha Phelps, Esq., Michelle A. Prescott, Esq.

Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.:  Michelle A. Prescott, Esq.


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