National Bar Association Names Ellisen Turner a Trailblazer Under 40

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July 2014

Ellisen Turner was recognized as a Trailblazer Under 40 by the National Bar Association. The Trailblazers Under 40 Awards honor young lawyers who have achieved prominence and distinction in their fields of endeavor—whether the practice of law, academia, business, civic and charitable affairs, the judiciary, or politics—and who have demonstrated a strong commitment to advancing the goals and mission of the National Bar Association.

The National Bar Association celebrated awardees during the Trailblazers Under 40 Gala on July 26 in Atlanta, Georgia during the organization's 89th Annual Convention and Exhibits.

The National Bar Association was founded in 1925 and is the nation's oldest and largest national network of predominantly African American attorneys and judges. It represents approximately 59,000  lawyers, judges, law professors and law