Judge Hatchett to visit Columbus for CSU’s 2017 Diversity Forum

(Source: Marla Spence/WTVM)
(Source: Marla Spence/WTVM)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Columbus State University is celebrating its seventh annual celebration of diversity and inclusion with speaker Judge Glenda Hatchett on Thursday, March 30.

The forum is a day-long conference and evening banquet that showcases successes in inclusion on CSU's campus and fosters discussions on a broad range of relevant issues including immigration, race, religion, sexuality, disability, poverty, and cultural competence.

Judge Glenda Hatchett, a seasoned litigator with more than 30 years of experience as a judge, corporate lawyer, and corporate and nonprofit board member, is the evening's keynote speaker.

From 2000-2008, Hatchett presided over the two-time Emmy-nominated, nationally syndicated show, "Judge Hatchett." In 2014, she founded The Hatchett Firm, a national law firm specializing in catastrophic accidents, wrongful deaths, medical malpractice, reputational and marketing risks, and product liability.

Judge Hatchett is speaking during the Legacy Celebration, the evening portion of the Diversity Forum, which begins at 6 p.m. in CSU's Lumpkin Center.

The Diversity Conference will be held in CSU's Cunningham Conference Center from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tickets are $30 and include admission to the conference and the Legacy Celebration. Tables are available for $240.

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