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The Washtenaw 100 Annual Dinner


Thursday, October 24, 2024 • 6:00PM

Morris Lawrence Building
Washtenaw Community College
4800 E. Huron River Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Our Distinguished Guest Speaker
Professor Barbara L. McQuade

Barbara L. McQuade is a professor at the University of Michigan Law School, where she teaches courses in criminal law, criminal procedure, data privacy, and national security. She is also a legal analyst for NBC News and MSNBC.

From 2010 to 2017, Prof. McQuade served as the U.S Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan. She was appointed by President Barack Obama, and was the first woman to serve in her position.

Before becoming U.S. Attorney, Prof. McQuade was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Detroit for 12 years, serving as Deputy Chief of the National Security Unit. Earlier in her career, she practiced law at the firm of Butzel Long in Detroit from 1993 to 1998, and served as a law clerk to Hon. Bernard A. Friedman on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan from 1991 to 1993. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan and its law school. She and her husband have four children.

She has served on the boards of SafeHouse Center, Crime Stoppers of Michigan, the Hudson-Webber Foundation, and the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. She is the recipient of the Michiganian of the Year Award from The Detroit News, Most Influential Women Award from Crain’s Detroit Business, the Neil Shine Regional Leadership Award from the Detroit Free Press, and the Justice Award from the National Association of the Advancement of Colored People and the Arab American Civil Rights League.

It is the mission of The Washtenaw 100 to provide immediate financial support to the families of law enforcement officers and firefighters serving in Washtenaw County who die in the line of duty.

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