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Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar Association Elects New Board

Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr.

The Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar Association recently elected its board for the upcoming year. The organization seeks to articulate and promote the goals of African American lawyers in Miami-Dade County while fostering a greater awareness of the civil and political rights of the local African American community.

The officers are:

The Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar Association provides mentoring, networking and financial assistance to numerous law and undergraduate students. Members are also involved in the mentoring programs and oratorical contests for elementary and high school students. In addition, the organization hosts various events such as judicial forums, symposiums and Continuing Legal Education lectures. The organization, founded in 1977, has had an impact on the legal, civic and political landscape of Miami-Dade County.