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BLSA Speaker-Barbara Blackmon

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April 3, 2013
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


Room 2092


Jessica McLaurin
Attorney Blackmon will speak on “Balancing public service and private law practice.”
Barbara Blackmon is presently the Managing Partner of Blackmon and Blackmon, PLLC, a small, but aggressive law firm in Canton, Mississippi that does plaintiff and defense work, representing many Fortune 500 clients. Barbara, along with her husband, Edward Blackmon, Jr. is the General Counsel for the General Missionary Baptist State Convention as well as City Attorneys for Canton, Mississippi. 

Breaking barriers comes easy to Barbara Blackmon. In 1991, she was elected the first African American woman to represent Madison, Yazoo and Humphreys counties in the Mississippi State Senate.