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Sponsorship Prospectus

About T.J. Reddick Bar Association, Inc.

Since its inception on November 12, 1982, the T.J. Reddick Bar Association, Inc. has been at the forefront of advocating for diversity, equity, and inclusion within the legal profession. Founded by a group of esteemed attorneys including W. George Allen, Alcee L. Hastings, Benjamin F. Lampkin, Jr., Henry Latimer, Raleigh R. Rawls, James Brown, William Hutchinson, Jr., Judge Zebedee Wright, and the distinguished Thomas J. Reddick, Jr., the association was established in response to the glaring disparities faced by Black legal professionals in Broward County, Florida. Named in honor of Thomas J. Reddick, Jr., the first Black attorney to open an office and practice law in Broward County, the association's legacy is deeply rooted in its commitment to breaking barriers and fostering equal opportunities for all.

Community Impact:

At the T.J. Reddick Bar Association, we are dedicated to making a lasting and positive impact on the community through a variety of initiatives and programs. Our commitment extends beyond the legal profession to address broader social issues and promote equity, justice, and opportunity for all.

Black History Month Exhibit

In celebration of Black History Month, T.J. Reddick Bar Association organizes a special exhibit at the Old Dillard Museum to honor the legacy of W. George Allen and his family. The exhibit showcases the contributions of African American leaders in law, politics, and civil rights, highlighting their achievements and enduring impact on our community.

Back-to-School Giveaway:

As part of our commitment to education and youth empowerment, the association hosts an annual back-to-school giveaway event to provide students with essential supplies and resources for the upcoming school year. Through partnerships with local businesses and organizations, we distribute backpacks, school supplies, and educational materials to students in need, helping to ensure they start the school year on the right foot.

Adopt-a-Family Event:

During the holiday season, the T.J. Reddick Bar Association co-sponsors an Adopt-a-Family event to support families facing economic hardship. Through generous donations from our members and community partners, we provide gifts, food, and other necessities to families in need, spreading joy and making a meaningful difference in their lives during a challenging time.

Speaker & Panel Symposium:

The T.J. Reddick Bar Association organizes educational symposiums featuring expert speaker and engaging panels on a wide range of legal and social justice topics. In 2024, the Association co-sponsored a two-day advanced litigation symposium that provided attendees with over 8 hours of CLE credit and engaging panel discission tailored for criminal and civil litigators of all levels.

Scholarship Program:

For over 30 years, the T.J. Reddick Bar Association has been committed to supporting the next generation of legal professionals through our scholarship program. We award scholarships to deserving law students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership potential, and a commitment to serving their community. We have given tens of thousands of scholarships to heltp alleviate financial barriers and empower students to pursue their educational and career goals, ensuring a diverse and inclusive future for the legal profession.

Advocacy and Outreach

In addition to our signature programs and events, the T.J. Reddick Bar Association remains actively engaged in advocacy and outreach efforts to address systemic inequalities and promote social change. Whether advocating for policy reforms, supporting grassroots initiatives, or partnering with community organizations, we are dedicated to advancing justice and equality for all members of our community.

In 2024, the Association  partnered with Broward College’s Social Behavioral Sciences & Human Services department to hold a Domestic Violence Awareness Panel and Toiletry Drive to benefit Women in Distress. Through its collaborative efforts, the Association collected over $3000 worth of toiletries, making a tangible impact on the lives of those in need.


Continuing the Legacy and Raising the Bar

About the 32nd Annual Scholarship and Award Gala

We are thrilled to invite you to the prestigious 32nd Annual Scholarship and Award Gala, scheduled to take place on June 1, 2024, at 6:00 PM at the Marriott Resort in Fort Lauderdale. This year's gala promises to be an extraordinary evening filled with inspiration, celebration, and community as we honor exceptional individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the legal profession and beyond.



Camille Smith

Dear Potential Partners,

On behalf of the T.J. Reddick Bar Association, Inc., I, Camille Smith, President-Elect  and Chair of the Gala Committee am excited to extend an invitation to you to partner with us as a sponsor for our upcoming annual gala, scheduled to take place on June 1, 2024, at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. As a valued supporter of our mission to promote diversity and equality in the legal profession, your partnership will play a crucial role in ensuring the success of this important event.

We are pleased to offer you the opportunity to become a Platinum Sponsor, the highest tier of sponsorship, which includes exclusive benefits designed to maximize your visibility and impact. Additionally, we offer Gold, Silver, Bronze and Supporter sponsorship packages, as well as in-kind sponsor opportunities, tailored to meet various budget levels and marketing objectives.

We believe that your support will not only contribute to the success of our gala but also make a meaningful difference in advancing our mission and providing scholarships for law students. We look forward to the opportunity to collaborate with you and showcase your commitment to diversity and equality within the legal profession.


Thank you for considering this partnership opportunity. Should you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact Althea Winifred at (770) 568-1626 or We are eager to discuss how we can customize a sponsorship package to best meet your needs.


Warm regards,


Camille Smith

President-Elect & Chair of the Gala Committee

T.J. Reddick Bar Association


Keynote Speaker

Sue-Ann Robinson

Sue-Ann Robinson is an award winning renowned trial attorney, commentator and TV featured guest legal analyst for Court TV. She has become known for her in depth and common sense analysis on criminal justice reform, police misconduct and high profile cases. Sue-Ann’s breadth of experience and expertise has earned her acclaim across all media platforms. Her legal commentary has been featured on Revolt TV, VH1, Fox News, NBC, Black News Channel, The Young Turks, and Law and Crime.


Sue-Ann is a dynamic speaker known for stimulating thought and inspiring action at corporate and academic events. She has moderated and served as keynote speaker for Universities, Municipalities, Community Organizations, and Corporations. Her Authentic and approachable style engages and motivates audience members to do what they can from wherever they may be to push forward the cause of social justice which she calls; “the most important work of our time.”


As a former prosecutor, Sue-Ann offered her unique matter of fact perspective as a legal expert on Season 1 and 2 of STARZ’s investigative docuseries Wrong Man. On the team, Robinson  re-investigated cases in which incarcerated defendants insisted on their innocence. Notably two defendants from the series were released from prison based on new evidence exposed by the series investigation.


Sue-Ann began her legal career at 23 years old as a Prosecutor in the 17th Judicial Circuit in Broward County, Florida. Attorney Robinson served on the Florida Bar Board of Governors Young Lawyers Division for seven years and is a former President  of the T.J Reddick Bar Association . Since leaving government service she has been in private practice representing individuals and businesses in high stakes litigation in both Federal and State Court. In tandem with a vigorous trial practice . She has served as a Certified County Court Mediator and as a Traffic Hearing Officer in Broward County. Sue-Ann was recently appointed  Chair of Mass Tort and Multi district Litigation  for Ben Crump Law. 


Sue-Ann covered the Derek Chauvin trial daily for Fox Soul. She anchored a nationally syndicated morning show based in Miami Florida. Among her many accolades she has been recognized by Superlawyers Magazine , received a certificate of special recognition from the United States Congress, awarded as a  “Changemaker” for her work in civil rights by the Thurgood Marshall Foundation ,and  listed as one  of the “top ten black women lawyers you should know” in Black Enterprise Magazine. .


A native of South Florida, Robinson is the mother of two girls and lives in Broward County.She received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), and her law degree from the Florida International University College of Law.


Achievement in the Profession:

Recognizing excellence and dedication in the legal profession, this award celebrates individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievements and a commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion within Broward County.

Judge Zebedee Wright Judicial Award:

Honoring past or present Broward Circuit or County Court Judges who have shown unwavering support for the T.J. Reddick Bar Association and the Black community, this award recognizes individuals who have made a positive impact on the legal profession through community outreach and a commitment to diversity on the bench.

Exceptional Service to the Community Award:

Professional Development Award:

Celebrating individuals, both members and non-members of the association, who have made significant contributions to the community through pro bono activities, youth outreach programs, and efforts to promote access to justice and education.

Acknowledging individuals and organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to the professional development of young lawyers and aspiring legal professionals, this award recognizes efforts to support career advancement and mentorship within the legal community.

Exceptional Service to the Profession

The Exceptional Service to the Profession Award is to recognize a T.J. Reddick Bar Association member that has been active in The Florida Bar, Broward Bar Association, or other voluntary bar associations. The recipient of the award should demonstrate the willingness and efforts to affect the profession through innovative ideas, constant involvement, and a commitment to the enhancement of the practice of law.


Judge Mary Rudd Robinson Scholarship:

Named in honor of Broward County's first African American female judge, this scholarship supports rising law students of African American descent who have maintained strong academic performance and exemplify dedication to their legal studies.

Raleigh R. Rawls Scholarship (High School):

Supporting African American high school seniors pursuing a career in law, this scholarship recognizes resilience and determination in overcoming challenges during their academic journey.

Henry Latimer Scholarship:

Named in honor of Broward County's first African American circuit court judge, this scholarship provides support to law students who have overcome obstacles and demonstrated academic excellence.

Charlie B. Levy Scholarship (High School):

Established in honor of the late Charlie B. Levy, Esq., this scholarship assists high school seniors planning to attend Historically Black Colleges or Universities, encouraging academic achievement and leadership within the community.


Legacy Leader in Legal Diversity


•   Title Sponsorship: Prominently featured in all promotional materials and communications. •   Logo Placement on All Promotional Materials: High-visibility placement of sponsor logos on event signage, flyers, banners, and digital marketing collateral. •   Press Coverage: Extensive pre, during, and post-event press coverage, including press releases, media mentions, and interviews. •   Gala Tickets and Hospitality for 10: Access to 10 tickets and exclusive hospitality experiences     •   Brand Activation Zone: Dedicated space for sponsors to showcase products or services through interactive displays and demonstrations •   Digital Promotion: Comprehensive digital promotion across the event website, social media channels, and email newsletters. (2 Dedicated Social Media Post, 1 Dedicated e-mail blast & 30-60 second ditigal video ad rotating on event screen) •   Speaking Opportunity: “Word from our Sponsor” Opportunity to Speak for 2-minutes •   Networking Opportunities: Networking and Cocktail Powered by [Your Brand] to connect with attendees and industry professionals. •   Data Insights and Analytics: Post-event data analysis and insights to measure the impact and effectiveness of sponsorship. •   Inclusion in Program Materials: Sponsor logos and advertisements featured prominently in event program materials. – Full Page •   Scholarship Recognition: Acknowledgment of sponsors' contributions to the scholarship program during the event. •   Post-Event Follow-Up: Continued engagement and follow-up activities to maintain relationships with sponsors and assess feedback.

Legacy Advocate


•   Logo Placement on Select Promotional Materials: Logo placement on a subset of event promotional materials for moderate visibility. •   Press Coverage: During and post-event press coverage, including media mentions and interviews. •   Tickets: Access to 10 tickets for enhanced event experiences. •   Brand Activation Zone: Opportunity to showcase products or services in a designated area. •   Digital Promotion: Digital promotion on event website and select social media channels. (1 Dedicated Social Media Post, 1 ad inclusion e-mail blast & 15-20 second ditigal video ad rotating on event screen) •   Data Insights and Analytics: Post-event data analysis to measure sponsorship impact. ​•   Inclusion in Program Materials: Sponsor logos featured in event program materials.- Half Page


Legacy Associate Advocate

•   5 Tickets •   Logo inclusion on all Marketing asset •   Press Coverage (pre, during and post-event press coverage •   Ad Inclusion in joint e-mail blast •   Quarter page ad in program  booklet •   Sponsor Acknowledgement post on all TJR Channels •   Post-event follow-up ​•   Data Insights and Analytics


• 2 Tickets • Logo inclusion on all Marketing asset • Press Coverage (pre, during and post-event press coverage) • Logo Inclusion in joint e-mail blast • ⁠Logo inclusion in program booklet • Sponsor Acknowledgement post on all TJR Channels • Post-event follow-up • Data Insights and Analytics


• 1 Tickets • Logo inclusion on all Marketing asset • ⁠Press Coverage (pre, during and post-event press coverage) • Logo Inclusion in joint e-mail blast • ⁠Logo inclusion in program booklet • Sponsor Acknowledgement post on all TJR Channels

Souvenir Booklet Advertising DEADLINE MAY 10

Advertisment Opportunities For individuals or organizations interested in purchasing an advertisement for the gala souvenir booklet (printed and digital format) separately from a sponsorship package. All advertisements are in full color, 300dpi. Advertisements may be submitted in PDF (preferred) or JPEG format 
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