A Detroit litigator has started his term Tuesday as the president-elect of the American Bar Association.
Reginald Turner, a law firm member of Clark Hill PLC, will serve as the president-elect of the ABA for one-year, the ABA said in a news release. He will become president of the association in August 2021.
“Being a lawyer means conducting yourself with professionalism, service and honor,” Turner said in a news release. “As I assume a leadership role in the ABA, I will honor those values and fulfill the obligation to pursue access to justice, which is true justice.”
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Turner has held many roles in the ABA by serving a chair of the ABA House of Delegates Rules & Calendar Committee, the Committee on Issues of Concern to the Profession and the Committee on Credentials and Admissions. He has also served as a Michigan delegate in the ABA House of Delegates.