The NAACP Cleveland Chapter and Cleveland-Marshall College of Law will host "Answering the Call" a panel discussion and book signing, “Thursday, June 2 at 3 p.m. The panel features Author and Civil Rights Icon Judge Nathaniel R. Jones. First Vice President of the Cleveland Chapter NAACP James Hardiman Esq. and U. S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Director Cheryl Mabry Thomas Esq. will round out the panel moderated by Cleveland Chapter NAACP President Michael L. Nelson Sr. Esq.
- $60.00 - 2.5 CLE hours and book
$35.00 - Admission and book
About Judge Nathaniel R. Jones
Judge Nathaniel R. Jones has had a distinguished legal career for almost six decades. He was the first African-American to serve as an Assistant U.S. Attorney General of the Northern District of Ohio.
Jones also served on President Johnson's Kerner Commission which studied the root causes of the 1967 race riots and as NAACP General Counsel under Roy Wilkins. He also taught at Harvard Law School. Jones was appointed by President Carter to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals where he served for 23 years.
He has been a national and international Civil and Human Rights pioneer in the United States and abroad. including South Africa. Jones is currently Senior Counsel in the Cincinnati law office of Blank Rome LLP.