LBA Trailblazer: Celebration of Central High School Partnership Milestone

February 23, 2012, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
LBA, 600 West Main Street, Louisville KY
Sponsored by: Louisville Bar Association

Central Students and Justice Breyer


This year’s Louisville Bar Association annual Trailblazer’s Award event, always held during Black History Month, will include a celebration of several milestones achieved through the partnerships of the LBA and University of Louisville's Brandeis School of Law with the Central Law and Government magnet program.

It will be held on Thursday, February 23, at the LBA at 600 West Main Street from 3 to 5 pm, with a reception to follow. For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Marisa Motley at


Please RSVP to Marisa Motley.


3 p.m.: Discussion of diversification of the legal profession over the last 60 years by members of the legal profession who are included in the book Two Centuries of Black Louisville.

  • Raymond M. Burse
  • Hon. Denise G. Clayton*
  • Laura M. Douglas
  • Hon. Janice R. Martin
  • State Representative Darryl T. Owens*
*Graduates of Central High School
Copies of Two Centuries of Black Louisville will be available for purchase. A portion of the revenues will be donated to the Central High School partnership activities.

4 p.m.: Awards ceremony, including a celebration of Central High School’s partnerships with the LBA and Brandeis School of Law


  • Justice William E. McAnulty Jr. Essay Contest

  • LBA Diversity Scholarship

  • Justice William E. McAnulty Jr. Trailblazer Award—Rep. Darryl T. Owens

5 p.m.: Reception