Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Memorial Breakfast


The Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia Annual Dr. MLK, Jr. Memorial Breakfast

Monday, January 15, 2024

The Crystal Tea Room- The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East, 9th Floor

Program starts at 8am with Service Project to Follow.


Coat Check and Self Parking are available on site.


Only Limited Number Of Seats Are Available. Book Your Seats Now!

Individual Tickets Start at $75 Per Person


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Outstanding Young Lawyer Award

This award is given to a young attorney who demonstrates competence in the practice of law and concern for his or her community. Through service, leadership or other activities, this person continually improves the perception of lawyers and exemplifies our dual role as passionate advocates and concerned citizens. 

Aaron Dunbar, Esq.

Kline & Specter, P.C.

The Justice Juanita Kidd Stout Woman of Distinction Award

This award is presented to an outstanding woman attorney of color, who has helped to advance the education or careers of other women of color within the legal profession and beyond. She creates new directions for women of color all while maintaining her character, poise, and professionalism. 

The Honorable A. Nicole Tate-Phillips

The Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County

The Honorable William F. Hall Award

This award honors an attorney who has made a significant contribution in the areas of social justice, peace, education, civil rights or public health. Throughout his or her legal career, this individual has championed fairness in the application and interpretation of the law, and defends the legal rights of the most vulnerable populations with skill and diligence. 

The Honorable Kai N. Scott

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

The Outstanding Organization Award

This award recognizes an organization that has identified and met the need for diversity and inclusion within the legal or business community. This organization has made exceptional efforts to ensure full and equal opportunity for entry and advancement of minorities and people of color in the legal profession and encourages other organizations in the greater Philadelphia region to do the same. 

Culture Changing Christians, Incorporated

Lifetime Achievement Award

This award recognizes a significant leader in the Black legal and greater communities for a distinguished career and outstanding and sustained contributions to the legal profession; exemplary professional practice and mentorship; significant service as a gatekeeper to the legal profession; and a lifelong, positive impact on Black attorneys and Black law students.

The Honorable Lydia Y. Kirkland

Municipal Court, First Judicial District of Pennsylvania

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