Meet Obama's man

The LSUC will be hosting Barack Obama's campaign advisor in honour of Black History Month

By Claire Ward

On Tuesday January 27th, 2009


COMING SOON: To round off the first week of Black History Month, an advisor to President Barack Obama’s presidential campaign will host a special reception at the Law Society on Thursday, February 5. A prominent U.S. lawyer, Dennis Wayne Archer is the former mayor of Detroit (1993-2001) and was the first black president of the American Bar Association. He plans to share some stories from the campaign trail and discuss the cultural significance of Obama’s inauguration. Precedent will be there – we’ve already booked our seats!

Free for lawyers and members of the public. Register for your seat by calling 416-947-3413 or 1-800-668-7380, ext. 3413, or by sending an e-mail to

Date: Thursday, February 5, 2009
Reception: Convocation Hall – 6 to 8 p.m.
Location: The Law Society of Upper Canada, 130 Queen Street West (Enter at eastside doors facing Nathan Phillips Square)