FALAS honors Judge Carlos Moore with a Leadership Icon Award.

The Federation of African Law Students, the unifying body of all law students and young lawyers across the African continent honored H.E Judge Carlos Moore at the just ended 97th National Bar Association Convention held in Memphis, Tennessee, U.SA. This award is as a result of his selfless service and dedication towards the growth of the legal industry in Africa through mentorship.
During his term of office, law students and young lawyers in Africa were beneficiaries of his wisdom and excellence. As Distinguished Speaker for the Federation’s centenary celebration, he encouraged students to pay attention to details in their academic pursuit and build strategic alliances in their quest to thrive in the Global Legal industry. There have been many testimonies of his leadership and mentorship as it has positively impacted law students across the continent.
This National Convention which brought to one table lawyers, judges and law students across America and Africa with the intent of fostering knowledge sharing, networking, and competitions, did even more than it was bent to achieve. In what was a historic event, the Convention & Exhibits provided unparalleled content from some of the world’s top legal, strategic minds, and thought-leaders, designed with content and areas of interest that included all major legal competencies. With more than 40 CLE sessions and presidential showcases, exhibit experience and networking opportunities, this year’s Convention was one of the best events as it was an in person gathering for the first time in two (2) years.
The Leadership Icon Award (Anno Ducis Icon Award) was presented to him by H.E Emmanuel Ezechukwu Nwobodo the International Pioneer President of the Federation of African Law students, an international, non-partisan and forward-looking Association that is wired towards building a united Africa and a common future. The Federation also referred to a FALAS for short, is the formidable voice that seeks to promote and protect the interest of justice, fairness, equity and equality in Africa while ensuring at all times regardless of the prevailing circumstances that we are united on all frontiers. As a unified student body, it is its primary objective to provide opportunities for African Law students, bridge the existing gap, proffer viable solutions to their problems, build a network of outstanding students who who would collaborate towards a common future and ensure that African Law Students are attuned to new realities and global practices.
The Federation is also committed to building an emerging generation of young lawyers who are engaged in changing the narratives and adding value.

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