Law Students

Arizona Summit Law School Dean Honored with Diversity Award
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Dean Shirley Mays

Summary: Dean Shirley L. Mays of Arizona Summit Law School will be given the Diversity Award at the Paradise Valley Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at Town Hall.

Arizona Summit Law School Dean Shirley L. Mays will be honored at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Paradise Valley, Arizona. The event, to be held at the Paradise Valley Town Hall, will award Mays with the 2016 Diversity Award and feature her as their keynote speaker. The yearly event, co-sponsored by the Paradise Valley Baha’I Community, will have musical presentations and award ceremonies for the winners of the Junior Youth Essay competition.

  
What
Where


Mays was selected as the fourth Dean of Arizona Summit Law School six years ago. Before that she had spent a substantial amount of time as the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio.

Receive Free Legal Advice in Indiana on MLK Day

The theme of this year’s celebration was “Lead by Example.” Mays was named the recipient of Diversity Award because her vision and total commitment for change and excellence, her quest for innovation, communicating her dream, and acting on it set her apart from all others. Her traits align with many of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




Martin Luther King Jr.’s Children Fighting Over Father’s Nobel Peace Prize and Bible

As Dean, Mays has made it a priority to promote diversity in the legal profession and serve communities by developing innovative curriculum that meets the needs of students and prepares them for success in their legal careers so that they will be productive members of the community. She highlights the specific needs of the Phoenix area with its large amount of underserved populations that fall within the justice gap such as the elderly, homeless, immigrants, juveniles, and poor. She strongly feels that not serving these communities will create “haves” and “have-nots.”



Public Interest Attorney: In the Service of the Underserved Society

Some of the organizations that Mays is involved in is Jack and Jill of America. The organization “creates a medium of contact for children, which will stimulate growth and development and provide children constructive educational, cultural, civic, health, recreational, and social programs.” She also works with the Tanner Community Development Corporations and teaches Sunday school at the Historic Tanner AME Church.

Source: http://paradisevalleyindependent.com/news/dean-of-arizona-summit-law-school-honored-at-mlk-event/

Photo: positivelypowerful.com



 

RELEVANT JOBS

Attorney

USA-CA-Westlake Village

Small, congenial, well-established Westlake Village, CA, law firm seeking attorney with minimum 10+ ...

Apply now

Legal Assistant

USA-MS-Tupelo

Position Lancaster Law Firm is seeking a full-time legal assistant. The firm assists its clients, p...

Apply now

Part-Time Estate Planning and Elder Law Paralegal

USA-MI-New Baltimore

Chawla Legal Group is looking for an experienced paralegal to help expand into the worlds of probate...

Apply now

FAMILY LAW ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

USA-FL-Tampa

Seeking a Family Law Associate Attorney with minimum 3-5 years experience in Family Law.  Candi...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Real Estate Attorney

USA-SC-North Charleston

North Charleston office of our client seeks real estate attorney with experience. The candidate will...

Apply Now

Senior Family Law Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-Corona

Corona office of our client seeks senior family law litigation attorney with 10+ years of experience...

Apply Now

Transactional Attorney

USA-IA-Iowa City

Iowa City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks transactional attorney with 2+ y...

Apply Now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top