Rona Eli spoke at the 49th Annual Northeast Region of National Black Law Students Association’s Regional Convention
Rona Eli, an attorney at Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy, P.C. and active member of the Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts (AALAM) and chair of the Diversity Committee for the Massachusetts Chapter of the Federal Bar Association spoke at the 49th Annual Northeast Region of National Black Law Students Association’s Regional Convention on Thursday, January 27, 2017 along with the Massachusetts Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Rights division. Ms. Eli discussed the importance of affinity bar associations and groups in the law, and how it has impacted her own practice. The Northeast Region of National Black Law Students Association’s Regional Convention celebrates diversity in the law and allows organizations to connect with diverse students from across the nation. Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy, P.C. are a proud supporter and sponsor of the 49th Annual Northeast Region of National Black Law Students Association’s (NEBLSA) Regional Convention.
The Northeast Region is the founding region of the National Black Law Students Association. Founded in 1968, the region has 32 chapters in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey (northern), New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. The National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) is one of the largest student-run organizations of its kind in the United States for Black law students, NBLSA has thousands of members across America and is also comprised of more than 200 chapters and affiliates from six countries, including the Bahamas, Nigeria, and South Africa. NBLSA is organized into six regions: Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southern, Midwest, Southwest and Western. The mission of the organization is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black and minority attorneys who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.