Women of Power, a subsidiary of LaVerne Mitchell Ministries is presenting, It's All About Purpose, a free empowerment seminar for women.
Guest speakers include Lawsikia J. Hodges, MaryAnn Robles, Cherry A. Shaw and Katrina Flannery.
The seminar will be held on March 26, brom 10:00 AM until 2:30 PM at Maxwel Hall on the corner of 6th and Alachua Street in Fernandina Beach, Florida.
Lawsikia J. Hodges is a Jacksonville native and the mother of two little girls. She is a Board Member of the Jacksonville Pace Center for Girls, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to providing at-risk girls and young women with an opportunity for a better future through education, counseling, training and advocacy. Ms. Hodges is a Board Advisor for the University of North Florida’s Pre-Law Program and a member of several bar associations, including the Florida Bar Association, the Jacksonville Bar Association, and the Perkins Bar Association.
Cherry A. Shaw specializes in environmental and land use matters and serves as counsel to the Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board and the Jacksonville Historical Preservation Commission.
Ms. Shaw is admitted to practice in Florida and Wisconsin, as well as the United States Supreme Court, and the United States District Court for the Northern and Middle District of Florida. Ms. Shaw is also active in the legal community including memberships in the Florida Association of Women Lawyers, the Jacksonville Bar Association, the Environmental and Land Use Law and the City, County & Local Government Law Sections of the Florida Bar Association. In 2002, Ms. Shaw was appointed and continues to serve as a member of the Statewide Nominating Commission for Worker’s Compensation Judges. She was recently elected vice-chair in 2008. In addition, Ms. Shaw served the maximum six years as a member of the Florida Bar Civil Rules Procedures Committee. Most recently, she was appointed to the Florida Bar Code and Rules of Evidence Committee and inducted into the Chester Bedell Inns of Court.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ms. Shaw held a career in journalism, public radio and cable television. In her spare time, Ms. Shaw sings in the church choir at Faith Christian Center. Ms. Shaw’s other interests include music, travel, history and various outdoor activities.
For more information or to RSVP please contact Valerie Baker at (904) 635-8789.