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O'Connor keynotes NAWJ Conference in Memphis
Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor delivered the keynote address today at the 31st annual conference of the National Association of Women Judges, held at The Peabody in Memphis. Tennessee Bar Association President Gail Vaughn Ashworth also spoke at the event, bringing greetings from the bar to the luncheon gathering.  Among the many Tennesseans involved in planning the conference is Supreme Court Chief Justice Janice Holder, who is event co-chair.


(From left) NAWJ President Judge LaTia W. Martin, Westchester County Supreme Court, N.Y.; United States District Court Judge Bernice B. Donald; U.S. Magistrate Judge Charmaine Claxton of Memphis; retired United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor; NAWJ Conference Co-Chair Honorable Earnestine H. Dorse, Memphis Municipal Court; TBA President Gail Vaughn Ashworth and Shelby County Mayor A.C. Wharton.


Joining in the event were Justice Sharon Lee, Justice Connie Clark, Whitney Lawson and Nisha Falcigno of LexisNexis, and TBA Past-Presidents Buck Lewis and Al Harvey of Memphis.


Also gather ed at the event were (back row, left to right) TBA President Gail Vaughn Ashworth, Chief Justice Janice M. Holder, NAWJ Conference Co-Chair, United States District Court Judge Bernice B. Donald, and National Bar Association President Mavis T. Thompson, St. Louis and (front row, left to right) Honorable Earnestine H. Dorse, Memphis Municipal Court, United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and NAWJ President Judge LaTia W. Martin, Westchester County Supreme Court, NY .



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