WHAT: History-making judge, attorney, and Florida A&M University Board of Trustees member Belvin Perry Jr., will deliver an inspiring keynote address during FAMU’s annual Black History Convocation.
WHEN: Friday, February 10, 2017
WHERE: Jake Gaither Gymnasium
1835 Wahnish Way
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
WHO: Interim President Larry Robinson, Ph.D.
Attorney and Retired Judge Belvin Perry Jr.
FAMU Concert Chorale
FAMU Wind Symphony
FAMU Student Government Association
WHY: Perry is widely known for his work to combat homelessness, address wrongful conviction issues, and provide support to help citizens overcome drug addiction. He also presided over the Casey Anthony case – one of the most talked about cases in America.
Perry is the first African American to be elected to the circuit bench of the Ninth Circuit without first being appointed. He is also the first African-American chair of the Florida Conference of Circuit Court Judges.
He is currently an attorney with the nationally acclaimed law firm Morgan & Morgan P.A.
The public is invited to attend.
An updated list of Black History Month events at FAMU is available here.