Carlton L. Johnson, a Partner with Archer P.C. in Philadelphia, has been appointed to serve a third consecutive one-year term on the Minority Bar Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA).
PBA President Thomas G. Wilkinson, Jr. informed Mr. Johnson of his reappointment in a recent letter.
The Minority Bar Committee’s mission is to assure full and equal participation of minorities in the PBA, the legal profession, and the justice system in general. The committee monitors the status of minorities within the legal profession and promotes opportunities for minority advancement in the profession. In addition, the committee develops educational programs to address discrimination against minorities in the profession and the justice system in general, and makes recommendations to the PBA, the judicial, legislative and executive branches of government, and other groups, on issues affecting racial minorities.
Mr. Johnson serves as Co-Chair of Archer’s Civil Rights and Government Affairs practice groups. A Philadelphia resident and former head of the Civil Rights Unit of the City of Philadelphia Law Department, Mr. Johnson concentrates his practice in civil rights law, government relations and employment law.