Paulette Brown became the first African-American woman to assume the title of president-elect of the American Bar Association at the Association’s annual meeting in Boston on August 12. She will become ABA president in August 2015. Among other leadership roles, she is a past president of the National Bar Association and the Association of Black Women Lawyers of New Jersey. While a member of the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession, she co-authored the study, Visible Invisibility: Women of Color in Law Firms. She is a partner with the law firm of Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP. To learn more about Paulette Brown, click here.