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Legal Aid Mourns the Passing of 2010 Servant of Justice Award Honoree Vernon E. Jordan Jr.

The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia mourns the loss of 2010 Servant of Justice Award Honoree Vernon E. Jordan Jr, who spent his career as a civil-rights leader, lawyer, and adviser to President Clinton. He held leadership positions in many different civil-rights organizations and was influential in pushing for diversity in the corporate world, including within the legal profession.

For more on Mr. Jordan’s remarkable life and career, we refer you to obituaries published in the Washington Post and the New York Times. Our thoughts go out to his friends and family.

Vernon Jordan embraces Tony Pierce, his longtime friend and 2019 Servant of Justice Award Honoree.

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