The Life Changing Story of Associate Justice Carol D. Codrington
Sunday, March 18, 2012 - 3 pm
Brown Scholar Series Program
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Program Focusing on Women
Justice Codrington will share her compelling story about how place of birth does not define your life journey. She was born to a family living in 1960s South Central Los Angeles where she spent her childhood. Early on, she demonstrated a keen intellect, which carried her to great heights. She received a scholarship to Loyola Marymont University and went on to graduate Cum Laude in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology. In 1984, she received her Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. She has served as an Adjunct Professor and Director of Litigation, Western Law Center for Disability Rights at Loyola Law School. She handled national impact cases in state and federal court involving violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Her career has included the positions of Deputy City Attorney, Los Angeles, Associate General Counsel, Los Angeles Public Schools, Superior Court Commissioner, and Superior Court Judge. In 2010 she was appointed by Governor Schwarzenegger to Associate Justice Court of Appeal, Fourth District, Division Two.