Monday, December 5, 2011

Judge to Speak at MLK Day Celebration

The Office of Institutional Diversity of the University of West Georgia will host its third annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration on Thursday, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. The speaker for the occasion is Judge Penny Brown Reynolds. The theme for the occasion is “There’s Still Work to Do: Seize the Day.” The program is free and open to the public.

Brown Reynolds presides over the renowned internationally syndicated television show, "Family Court with Judge Penny." After earning her bachelor of science, cum laude, from Georgia State University in only three years, she earned a juris doctor from GSU College of Law and a master's degree from the Interdenominational Theological Center, graduating first in her class with highest honors.

As a former prosecutor and assistant attorney general, Brown Reynolds’ eloquent speaking ability and expertise allowed her to serve as a state trial court judge in Atlanta for nearly a decade. Additionally, she is the author and co-editor of "Women and the Law: A Guide to Women's Legal Rights in Georgia." She lectures across the country at colleges and universities, conferences and conventions, while concurrently assisting corporations with diversity issues and crisis management.

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