The Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Soaring Eagle Award was established in 1997 and symbolizes the struggle of lawyers of color as they travel the road to personal and professional success. The AAJ Minority Caucus presents this award annually to an attorney who, despite the challenges of his or her own journey, pursues excellence and has made outstanding efforts and contributions to the legal profession in paving the way for others. This award symbolizes the struggles of lawyers of color as they travel down the road to personal and professional success.
Congratulations to Daryl Parks and Benjamin Crump, Parks & Crump, L.L.C., Tallahassee, Florida, winners of the 2012 Soaring Eagle Award! Awards will be presented at the Minority Caucus Reception on Sunday, July 29, 2012 during the AAJ Annual Convention in Chicago, IL.