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The Honorable LaShann M. DeArcy Hall, Higginbotham Distinguished Seminar Series
July 12 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm EDT
Join us for the Second Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. Distinguished Seminar Series Presentation featuring the Honorable LaShann M. DeArcy Hall ’92.
This series is named in honor of A. Leon Higginbotham ’49. Following the lecture, Judge DeArcy Hall will be presented with the Walter F. Anderson Award (Breaking Ethnic Barriers) presented by the Antioch College Alumni Association.
About LaShann DeArcy Hall
The Honorable LaShann DeArcy Hall ’92 is a US District Judge for the Eastern District of New York. After receiving her BA from Antioch, she waitressed in New York and Washington, taught conversational English in Korea, and served in the US Air Force before entering Howard University School of Law, where she graduated in 2000.
Judge DeArcy Hall is a member of the American and New York City bar associations. She worked at several prestigious law firms and served as Commissioner on the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission and on the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics.
Judge DeArcy Hall’s pro bono efforts include winning a reversal of her client’s death sentence in Alabama and negotiating a favorable settlement on behalf of an inmate seeking redress of First Amendment violations. She works to introduce minority youth to the law through Sponsors for Education Opportunity, Constitutional Works, and the High School of Law and Justice, and was honored by the New York City Bar Association for her work in promoting diversity in the legal profession