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Celebrating Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, Columbia Law offers a selection of original stories highlighting the accomplishments and impact of Black alumni, faculty, and students on the Law School community and beyond.

February 01, 2021

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Sheila Boston ’93 Leads City Bar Association Into a Brave New World

A litigation partner at Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer and a self-described person of faith, Boston is the first woman of color to be elected president of the New York City Bar Association. Her priorities include encouraging diversity and inclusion in the profession, navigating the repercussions of COVID-19, and safeguarding the rule of law.