In 2008, Crawford was honored at the annual law day event held by the Connecticut Supreme Court.
In 2012, Crawford president at the time, Bryan Watson, wrote an article in the Connecticut Law Tribune about Crawford’s initiatives and priorities during that time and in the near future. He provided a great recap of all Crawford had accomplished during that time.
Consistent with its mission, the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association supports American Bar Association Resolution No. 113, which urges all providers of legal services to expand and create opportunities at all levels of responsibility for diverse attorneys.
In 2009, Crawford co-sponsored a panel discussion on the precedenting case, Ricci v. DeStefano, and was highlighted on the Connecticut Employment Law Blog.
On November 2012, Crawford worked with the Connecticut Bar Association, and provided election day assistance.
In 2009, Crawford began working on establishing an endowment at the University of Connecticut School of Law. In 2011, the endowment was formed! Three of our officers during that time period, Fallon DePina Banks, Natalie Braswell and Christine Jean-Louis were featured in the University of Connecticut School of Law Graduate Report.
In April 2011, Crawford honored Sanford Cloud and Reginald Paige during its 2011 Annual Dinner, and was recognized for the honors in the Hartford Business Journal.
In April 2012, Crawford honored Dr. Constance Belton Green, the first African American woman to receive a juris doctorate from the University of Connecticut School of Law. Dr. Green continues to do amazing work, and was the keynote for the 20th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration in West Hartford.
On May 14, 2015, Crawford honored Justice Lubbie Harper, Jr. with its Trailblazer Award, where Justice Harper challenged us all to “use moral courage to step up, stand up, and speak out on issues that affect our profession, your association and more particular your members.”
In 2009, Crawford’s president at the time, Ndidi Moses, as well as other Crawford members, were selected as part of the NAACP’s 100 Most Influential Blacks in Connecticut.
In 2012, Crawford’s current president, Alexis Smith, was listed under “New Leaders In the Law” in the Connecticut Law Tribune.