Annual event celebrates 'Our Diverse Bar'


– Photo by John Meiu

The 2015 Celebrating Our Diverse Bar event was hosted on Thursday, March 5, at the London Chop House Cigar Lounge and Dinning Room in Detroit. The event was presented by the Albanian Bar Association, Armenian-American Bar Association, Association of Black Judges of Michigan, D. Augustus Straker Bar Association, Davis-Dunnings Bar Association, Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, Federal Bar Association—Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan, Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers, Italian-American Bar Association of Michigan, Jewish Bar Association of Michigan, Macomb County Bar Association, Michigan Muslim Bar Association, Oakland County Bar Association, South Asian Bar Association, Stonewall Bar Association of Michigan, Vanzetti Hamilton Bar Association, Washtenaw County Bar Association, Wayne County District Judges Association, Wolverine Bar Association, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, and Women’s Bar Association.  Among those enjoying the networking event were (left to right) Erica Moise of Stonewall Bar, David Winter of Detroit Metropolitan Bar, Wolverine Bar President Chantez Pattman Knowles, Jim Rosenfeld of Detroit Metropolitan Bar, Diane Margosian Paulsen of Armenian American Bar, Wayne County Probate Court Judge Terrance Keith of Association of Black Judges of Michigan, Armenian American Bar President Sevahn Merian, Rita White, Satyam Talati of South Asian Bar, and Elisa Angeli Palizzi.