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March 28, 2024 CHAIR CHAT

Episode 14: Pamelya Herndon and Aja Brooks

This week's Chair Chat features a discussion with  guest host, ABA CRSJ Council Member and African American Affairs Committee Special Advisor Pameyla Herndon and President-Elect of the State Bar of New Mexico and Executive Assistant United States Attorney for the District of New Mexico Aja Brooks about Aja's journey to presidency at the State Bar of New Mexico. Watch the full chat below!

During the 2023-24 Bar year, Section Chair Robin R. Runge will continue CRSJ's Chair Chat and host esteemed guests and colleagues for a bi-weekly (every other week) Chair Chat. Prominent CRSJ leadership, including past Section Chairs, will frequently be featured as guest hosts. This platform is designed to bring together legal scholars, advocates, thought leaders, and activists committed to fighting for social justice, protecting our democracy, and upholding the rule of law, and to share strategies for tackling the existing and emerging civil rights issues facing our country.

Guest Speaker

  • Aja Brooks,  President-Elect, State Bar of New Mexico; Executive Assistant United States Attorney, District of New Mexico

Guest Host

  • Representative Pamelya Herndon – Representative for District 28, New Mexico House of Representatives; CEO, KWH Law Center for Social Justice and Change; CRSJ Council Member and African American Affairs Committee Chair, ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice

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