Attorney General Ford Releases Statement after Being Selected as a Living Legend From the National Bar Association

March 19, 2021

Carson City, NV – Attorney General Aaron D. Ford released the following statement after being notified he has been selected as a “Living Legend” by the National Bar Association Region IX. The award honors individuals whose life and career demonstrates the highest degree of excellence in the legal field, a character beyond reproach and an outstanding commitment to the community of African American attorneys in the Western Region and community at large.

“As Nevada’s first African American attorney general, I’m truly heartened to receive this honor from the National Bar Association,” said AG Ford. “In all that I do, I keep Nevada families in mind, regardless of their race, age, creed or socioeconomic status. I believe that the job of my office is justice, and my mission as attorney general is to pursue justice at every opportunity on behalf of Nevadans. I hope to continue make Nevada proud.”

The event will take place March 20, 2021 at 12 p.m. via zoom.

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