Minnesota District Court Judge Dannia Edwards shares her understanding of justice at the 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr., Community Convocation on Tuesday, January 28, at 7 p.m. in Albion's Downtown Bohm Theatre.
A 1983 graduate of Albion College, Edwards was appointed in 2019 as District Court judge in Minnesota’s First Judicial District. Prior to this appointment, Edwards served the First Judicial District as an assistant public defender in the criminal court, and has also worked in the public defender's office on juvenile and child protection cases. Edwards currently also serves on the faculty of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and as an adjunct professor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law. She has worked as a trial attorney in private practice and for the Legal Rights Center. Along with being active in community and county organizations, she is the Minnesota legal representative of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
Albion's MLK Convocation is free and the public is encouraged to attend. For more information, contact the Office of Intercultural Affairs at 517/629-0501, or contact organizer coordinator Kristina Crawford at .