LPM Attorney to Participate in Diversity Leadership Program
Article Date: Friday, November 04, 2011
Attorney Afi Johnson-Parris has been invited by the American Bar Association Law Practice Management Section (ABA LPM) to participate in their Diversity Leadership Program. This appointment is a real honor as only two attorneys are selected nationally for this annual comprehensive training program.
The purpose of the ABA LPM program is to increase the participation of a diverse group of attorneys within the membership of the section. They accomplish this by involving attorneys of color, women and those with disabilities and with differing sexual orientations, and train them as future leaders of the Section and to spread the news about the work of the Section. After the completion of the appointee's one year term, the members of the program should continue to advance in the leadership of the Section and encourage other lawyers to apply for the program and to become active in one or more of the Section's various committees or boards.
Johnson-Parris has been assigned a mentor during the course of the program, who will advise and direct her in her work with the Section and provide guidance so that she will be able to maximize her experience over the course of the year. The appointee will be given the opportunity to join at least two LPM Committees or Boards and will be guided through various professional development exercises by the mentor.
Afi Johnson-Parris is a divorce and family law attorney in Greensboro, NC in her own practice. Johnson-Parris graduated from the University of Miami with a major in Computer Information Systems on a ROTC scholarship. After serving her country in the Air Force as an officer and completing her MBA in Technology Management, she attended the University of Virginia where she completed her law degree. Johnson-Parris then began practicing complex civil litigation at Kilpatrick Stockton LLP in Atlanta. Prior to opening her own practice, she practiced employment and civil litigation with Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP also in Greensboro.
Afi Johnson-Parris is already an active community member and serves on several boards and committees locally, both charitable- and business- related. Recently, she was appointment to the Advisory Board of First Citizens Bank. She is active with the Junior League of Greensboro and is on the Veterans Memorial Park of Guilford County Board of Trustees. She participates in Junior Achievement to strengthen our youth. The Law Office of Afi Johnson-Parris is a divorce and family law firm based in Greensboro, NC. We aim to guide our clients through the highs and lows of family life, tackling all matters from prenuptial agreements and adoptions to divorce, alimony and custody actions as the Trusted Counsel for Family Matters. The firm's office is located in the Ward Black Law building at 208 W. Wendover Avenue. For more information or to interview Ms. Johnson-Parris, the firm contact information is as follows:
The Law Office of Afi Johnson-Parris, PLLC | P.O. Box 5025 | Greensboro, NC 27435
Phone: 336-510-2150 | email@example.com
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