Diverse Crowd


   Area attorneys gathered Thursday, March 3, at Fishbone’s Rhythm Kitchen Cafe for a mixer called “Celebrating Our Diverse Bar.” State Bar of Michigan President Tony Jenkins (ninth from right) addressed the gathering, which was hosted by area bar associations including the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association; Arab American Bar Association; Armenian-American Bar Association; Black Women Lawyers Association; D. Augustus Straker Bar Association; Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan; Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan; Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers; South Asian Bar Association of Michigan; Women Lawyers Association of Michigan; Women Lawyers Association of Michigan — Macomb Region; Women Lawyers Association of Michigan — Wayne Region; and Wolverine Bar Association. 

  “This is our second ‘Celebrating Our Diverse Bar Event," noted Angeli Palizzi.  “We’re gathering together to celebrate the diversity in the Detroit community and to support  each other in any way that we can.”