Paulette Brown, a partner at Edwards Wildman Palmer and a member of the Section's Council, is the candidate for ABA president-elect. The ABA nominating committee formally selected Paulette as president-elect at the ABA Midyear Meeting in February. She will be elected by the House of Delegates at the 2014 Annual Meeting in August in Boston, making her the first woman of color to serve as ABA president. Paulette's one-year term as president will begin at the close of the 2015 Annual Meeting.
JoAnne Epps, dean and professor at Temple University Beasley School of Law, received the 2014 Justice Sonia Sotomayer Diversity Award sponsored by the Philadelphia Bar Association. The award honors an individual who has demonstrated a strong commitment and has made significant contributions to diversity and promoting full and equal participation and inclusion in the legal profession.
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