Felicia Gittleman

Independent Historian

Felicia Lani Gittleman is a Partner in the law firm Cowan Miller & Lederman, P.S. in Seattle. She earned a J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law and an A.B. from Vassar College. Felicia’s practice is focused on developing immigration solutions, including obtaining visas and green cards, for businesses that recruit from a global pool of talent.  She has been a member of the Washington State Bar since 1986.

Reuben V. Anderson (1942- )

Mississippi attorney and jurist Reuben V. Anderson had a series of “firsts” in his career.  On January 16, 1985, he was sworn as the first African American Supreme Court Justice in the state of Mississippi, a position he held until his retirement from the bench in 1991. Anderson was … Read MoreReuben V. Anderson (1942- )

Roderick L. Ireland (1944- )

Roderick L. Ireland was appointed to serve as Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts in 1997, becoming the court’s first justice of African American descent.  In December 2010, Justice Ireland was appointed to serve as Chief Justice of the court.  Justice Ireland retired from the court … Read MoreRoderick L. Ireland (1944- )