June 11, 2019

Raising the Bar: The Lawyers Come to Washington

Amb. Keith Harper (Ret.)

Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
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Kimberly Atkins

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Rep. Colin Allred

32nd District of Texas
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Rep. Sharice Davids

3rd District of Kansas
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Rep. Jennifer Wexton

10th District of Virginia
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On Day 1 of #ACS2019, newly elected lawmakers talked about how their backgrounds as lawyers help them be better policymakers. Moderated by journalist Kimberly Adkins, this panel featured a discussion with progressive lawyers in the freshman congressional class elected in 2018. They discussed the power of diversity and representation, and their commitment to upholding the rule of law.

Kimberly Atkins, Senior News Correspondent, WBUR, and Contributor, MSNBC, Moderator
Hon. Colin Allred, 32nd Congressional District of Texas
Hon. Sharice Davids, 3rd Congressional District of Kansas
Hon. Jennifer Wexton, 10th Congressional District of Virginia

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