12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Room 504, Clarence Mitchell Courthouse


Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Clarence Mitchell Courthouse
Room 504
100 N. Calvert Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.

A special tribute to

The Honorable Solomon Baylor
first African-American member of the
Bar Association of Baltimore City

Premier of the Video
African-Americans in the Law in Maryland”


Panel Discussion
Race Gender & The Law

Hear the panel  tell their personal stories regarding race, gender and the practice of law; and, offer advice on the practice of law.


The Honorable Robert M. Bell, Retired Chief Judge
Court of Appeals of Maryland

José F. Anderson
Professor of Law, University of Baltimore School of Law

The Honorable Videtta A. Brown
Circuit Court for Baltimore City
President, Alliance of Black Women Attorneys

Aaron DeGraffenreidt, Esq.
Baltimore City Department of Law
President, Monumental City Bar Association

The Honorable Diana E. Smith
District Court of Maryland for Baltimore City


The Honorable Lynn Stewart Mays
Circuit Court for Baltimore City

Admission is FREE. Limited seating available. 
Lunch is provided
RSVP required to 

The Black History Month Lecture is sponsored by

The Bar Association of Baltimore City
Alliance of Black Women Attorneys
Baltimore Bar Library

Monumental City Bar Association