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August 30, 2023 CHAIR CHAT

Episode 54: Erica Levine Powers

This week's Chair Chat features a discussion with ABA Section of State & Local Government Law Past Chair and Albany, NY mediator & transactional/regulatory land use lawyer Erica Levine Powers about involuntary land loss. Watch the full chat below!

This Bar year, Section Chair Juan R. Thomas will host esteemed guests and colleagues for a weekly Chair Chat. 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

  • Erica Levine Powers,  Past Chair, ABA Section of State & Local Government Law;  Mediator & Transactional/Regulatory Land Use Lawyer, Albany, NY


  • Juan R. Thomas, Chair, ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice; Of Counsel, Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.


Heirs' Property and the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act: Challenges, Solutions, and Historic Reform | Thomas W Mitchell and Erica Levine Powers

Thomas Mitchell's Initiative on Land, Housing & Property Rights at BC Law School

A New Frontier | Prof. Thomas Mitchell launches powerful initiative at BC Law to study and reform Black land loss, heirs' rights, and property law

Documentary made by Al Roker: Gaining Ground

On-Demand NYSBA/ABA CLE on December 7, 2022 - "Using Alternative Dispute Resolution to Address Racial, Ethnic and Socio-Economic Disparities in Heirs' Property Ownership."
Viewable for free using discount code COMPMM81

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