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Remembering Lisbon Berry

June 1 @ 1:30 pm

An Informative Talk with James Williams, J.D. at the Orange County Public Library, Hillsborough.

JUNE 1ST

1:30-2:30

FREE TO ATTEND

Explore the remarkable life of Lisbon Payne Berry, Orange County’s pioneering first Black attorney.

Discover his inspiring journey from enslavement to education and success in law.

About Your Speaker – James E. Williams, Jr. received a B.A. in Political Science and J.D. from Duke University. He was Chief Public Defender for Orange and Chatham Counties from 1990-2017. He was previously the Felony Chief of the Mecklenburg County Public Defender’s Office.