Chair: Hilary Creary

Reviews member and Executive Board recommendations for amendments to the association’s bylaws.

Community Service

Co-Chairs: Julie Harris Nelson and Jessica Sinkfield

Plans programs and events that promote community service by members of the association.


Chair: Sheena Benjamin-Wise

Implements programs that raise funds for the association and its initiatives.


Chair: Camielle Green

Coordinates the event that celebrates the association's achievements for the year, presents awards to persons and companies who have provided outstanding service to the association and plans the installation of the new officers.


Chair: Janeen Lofton 

Marketing & Media 

Co-Chairs: Kimare Dyer and Brendalyn Edwards

The GSCBWLA Marketing & Media Committee’s primary role is to publicize the activities and achievements of the association and our members. The committee publishes GSCBWLA’s weekly newsletter, manages the organization’s social media accounts, and edits the website. In addition, the committee drafts press releases and monitors news items that may be of particular interest to our membership. In short, we keep everyone in the know!

For more information, contact one of our committee co-chairs.

Membership & Development

Co-Chairs: Janeen Lofton and Citra Joseph

Designs programs and activities for members’ benefits and focuses on increasing the association’s membership.

Young Lawyers

Co-Chairs: Sherria Williams and Anna-Bo Emmanuel

Plans programs and events that assist in the professional growth and development of young lawyers.


Co-Chairs: Brendalyn Edwards and Melba Pearson

Plans the Women Lawyers of Color conference. 


Broward/Palm Beach: Hilary Creary and Sheena Benjamin-Wise

Courts: Nakia Ruffin

Dade County Bar Association: Melba Pearson and Brendalyn Edwards

Judicial Diversity Initiative: Loreal A. Arscott

Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.: Nexcy De la Rosa Monroe

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