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Michelle Marie Gallardo, Chair
Beverly Hills, MI

Dawn Sturdevant Baum
Washington, DC


Louise Dempsey
Cleveland, OH


Rodney O. Fong
San Francisco, CA


Michael P. Johnson
San Ramon, CA


Christina M. Liu
Chicago, IL


Orlando Lucero
Albuquerque, NM


Katherine H. O'Neil
Portland, OR


Dawn Patterson
Sewickley, PA


Jeffrey C. Robinson
Selma, AL


Effie D. Silva
Miami, FL


Beverly McQueary Smith
Central Islip, NY


Richard A. Soden
Boston, MA


Sharon C. Stevens
Keizer, OR

Wesley Sunu
Chicago, IL


G. Glennon Troublefield
Roseland, NJ


Artika R. Tyner
Minneapolis, MN


Saul A. Wolfe
Livingston, NJ





Sharon Tindall
Interim Pipeline Council Director
Direct: (312) 988-5642


Deidra Franklin
Program Assistant
Direct: (312) 988-5409


Council for Racial & Ethnic Diversity in the Educational Pipeline

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Who We Are The ABA Council for Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Educational Pipeline acts as programmatic incubator for activities that foster a more diverse educational pipeline into the legal profession and provide a forum to address these issues in our educational systems and the legal profession.


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