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ANNUAL DINNER

ANNUAL DINNER

For 47 years, the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association ("Crawford") has led the legal community through collective action. 

 

The George W. Crawford Black Bar Association cordially invites you to our 2024 Annual Dinner - "Transforming Relationships in the Legal Environment."


The Annual Dinner will take place at the Connecticut Convention Center on May 22, 2024, and this year we are excited to honor Judge Melanie L. Cradle of the Connecticut Appellate Court with the Trailblazer Award, and Attorney Natalie Braswell, Chief Legal Counsel to Govenor Ned Lamont, with the Visionary Award. 

Attire: Both business professional and black-tie attire are welcome.


Both sponsorship and individual tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite.

 

Sponsorships are due no later than April 1, 2024. Individual tickets must be purchased by Tuesday, May 10, 2024.

If you have any questions about the Annual Dinner, please contact Vice President, LeeAnn Neal at VicePresident@georgecrawfordblackbar.org


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Crawford will also be awarding its second Rising Leader Award and we would like you to submit nominations to Vice President, LeeAnn Neal at VicePresident@georgecrawfordblackbar.org no later than March 15, 2024 with the name, title, and employer of the person you are nominating (self-nominations are welcome) and a brief description of the individual’s qualifications for the award.

Criteria for Rising Leader Award:

In order to be eligible, an awardee must:

(1) have graduated law school 10 or less years ago;
(2) practice in or be born in the state of Connecticut;
(3) otherwise have some significant connection to the state of Connecticut;
(4) be a member, in good standing, of the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association; and
(5) have shown leadership through their professional, volunteer, and civic accomplishments.


If you have any questions about the Annual Dinner, please contact Vice President, LeeAnn Neal at VicePresident@georgecrawfordblackbar.org.

Crawford would like to highlight and thank its Title Sponsor for their immense support:

Silver Golub & Teitell LLP

 

Crawford would like to highlight and thank its Diamond Sponsors for their immense support:

Shipman & Goodwin LLP

Robinson + Cole

 

Crawford would like to highlight and thank its Platinum Sponsors for their immense support:

Hinckley Allen

Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP

Crawford would like to highlight and thank its Gold Sponsor for their immense support:

Jackson Lewis P.C. 

Crawford would like to highlight and thank its Supporters for their immense support:

Jamaican American Connection 

 

University of Connecticut School of Law 

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