Keisha Palmer Elected to George W. Crawford Black Bar Association Board
The George W. Crawford Black Bar Association elected public finance
associate Keisha S. Palmer
to its board of directors. Her one-year term began on April 28, 2012. Crawford is a volunteer organization of judges, law professors, lawyers and law students in Connecticut. Crawford’s mission is to increase the diversity of the legal profession in Connecticut by increasing the number of African American attorneys practicing in the state and promoting and enhancing of the role of African American attorneys. Crawford provides professional development programs and networking opportunities to its members and participates in community service, such as the Homeless Experience Legal Protection (H.E.L.P.) program, which provides pro bono legal assistance to homeless people.
Robinson & Cole is a Crawford supporter and was a platinum sponsor at Crawford’s annual dinner on April 28, 2012. Representing Robinson & Cole at the event were Pamela K. Elkow
, David M. Panico
, Britt-Marie Cole-Johnson
, Virginia E. McGarrity
, Ms. Palmer, Nicolas F. Perry
, Evan J. Seeman
, Lauren M. Vinokur
, George W. Watson III
and Sandra Marin, a first-year law student who will intern at Robinson & Cole this summer. A portion of the proceeds from the annual dinner supports Crawford’s George W. Crawford Black Bar Association Scholarship Endowment, a scholarship fund administered by the University of Connecticut Law School Foundation, Inc.