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Former Federal Prosecutor & Former President of the Black Women Lawyers of Greater Chicago, Kalia Coleman, a Partner with Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila

Kalia Coleman, a litigator who transitioned to private practice after 10 years as a prosecutor, focusing on white-collar criminal defense, government investigations and compliance work at Chicago’s Riley Safer, Holmes & Cancila joins host Richard Levick of LEVICK to discuss both her practice and the inspiration, since childhood of Justice Thurgood Marshall and the Brown v. Board of Education decision, which she first learned about in sixth grade. It was “the first time I understood the power of persuasion that a lawyer possesses.” She also discusses the significant influence of her partner, Judge Patricia Brown Holmes and the appointment and confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson have had on her life. A deeply moving and personal show which will help you appreciate the importance of the past 60 years in jurisprudence and its impact on real and remarkable people. Listen here