January 28, 7:30-9:30am
Central Presbyterian (201 Washington St. 30303)
Former Justice Sears is currently a partner with the law firm of Schiff Hardin LLP where she leads the law firm’s Appellate Group. She is the first African American female Chief Justice of any state’s highest appellate court in the United States, in which she served 17 years, including four years as Chief Justice. And, she is the first woman and youngest person to serve as a Fulton County Superior Court Judge, and first woman to win a contested statewide election.
Also featured: A panel of our Endorsed Legislators on “The State of Women in Georgia” (a report card from the Center for Progress), upcoming legislation that will impact women and families throughout our state and why we must elect more progressive women to Change the Face of Power in Georgia.
And presenting our WIN Leadership Academy Graduates of 2014