Posts tagged "civil rights"

Super Lawyers Magazine Reins in Prestigious Journalism Award

The Super Lawyers Editorial team was back at it this past Thursday, garnering a Silver Award in the Feature Story category from the Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association (MMPA) at their annual gala held at Aria in Minneapolis.

An Oral History of Alabama Civil Rights and the African-American bar

For our 2015 Alabama Super Lawyers Magazine, we delved into civil rights and the African-American bar 60 years after the Montgomery bus boycott and 50 years after the marches from Selma. Be sure to check out our oral history about the experiences of 11 African-American attorneys who graduated law school in six different decades, including Fred Gray, who represented Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr., and U.W. Clemon, the first-ever black federal judge in Alabama.

Howard Talenfeld Fosters Hope

Civil rights attorney Howard Talenfeld, with Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky & Abate in Fort Lauderdale, has focused his career on improving the lives of Florida's foster children. He talked with us about his work in the 2011 issue of Florida Super Lawyers & Rising Stars. In addition to fighting for their rights in the courtroom, he organized an advocacy group called Florida's Children First.

San Francisco Civil Rights Lawyer Robert Rubin on the Reality of the Illegal Immigrant

Last year we interviewed Robert Rubin, litigation director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area, and the resulting profile, "Remembering the St. Louis," appeared in the 2010 issue of Northern California Super Lawyers magazine. Rubin was such a fascinating interview, however, that we couldn't fit it all in. Here's part of what was left out.